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.

Membership Orientations are Wednesdays: 1:00 - 2:00  

Alternate Orientations are Fridays 3:00 - 4:00  Friday orientations end  October 18th

Fall Orientations end November 6th.

Hobby Shop Schedule: Fall 

Modified Schedule this week

Mondays: 10:00 - 5:00

Tuesdays: Indiginous Peoples Day _ Closed

Wednesday: 10:00 - 9:00

Thursday: 10:00 - 9:00

Friday: 10:00 - 7:00 

Saturday: 11:00 - 5:00


Micro Jet and Fusion 360 classes start September 5th, Fall Term

Thursdays 1:00 PM - 2:00: OMAX Micro Jet Class  email: 

Fridays 1:00 PM - 2:00: Cam class, Fusion 360  email: 


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.