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 and craft.

The Hobby Shop has fostered MIT’s spirit of learning by doing for over 80 years by providing tools, training, and assistance to all MIT students, faculty, staff, and alums interested in turning their ideas into reality.

Summer Orientations begin in June 2022

General Shop Hours, Spring  2022 - Actual hours are reflected in Bookkit

Monday 10:00 - 5:00 - Hayami

Tuesday 10:00 - 8:00 - Hayami - Coby

Wednesday 10:00 - 8:00 Hayami - Coby

Thursday 10:00 - 8:00 Hayami - Coby

Friday 10:00 - 7:00 Hayami - Coby

Saturday 11:00 - 5:00 - Coby


To become a Hobby Shop Member, please check out the "How to Join" page. Covid 19 restrictions apply


Questions: Email Hayami: 






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.