MIT Hobby Shop

Hobby Shop

Learn By Doing

The MIT Hobby Shop is a fully-equipped wood and metal shop that teaches students the art of thoughtful design.

The Hobby Shop has fostered MIT’s spirit of learning by doing for over seventy nine years by providing tools, training, and assistance to all MIT students, faculty, staff, and alums interested in turning their ideas into reality.

The Hobby Shop IAP Schedule 

Note: The Hobby Shop will be hosting a special event: Japanese Joinery class and will not be open Thursday, January 16th thru Monday th 27th.

New Membership Orientations are Wednesdays - 1:00 - 2:00  The next orientation is on Wednesday, February 5th.

IAP 2020


Micro Jet and Fusion 360 classes

OMAX Micro Jet Class - Thursdays: 1:00 - 2:00 To sign up, please contact Hayami:

Fusion 360 Cam Class - Fridays: 1:00 - 2:00 To sign up, please contact Coby:


Where are we?

W31-031. Our entrance door is near the corner of Massachusetts  Ave and Vassar St.. Come down the hall and dial the call box 3-4343.