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 85 years by providing tools, training, and assistance to all MIT students, faculty, staff, and alums interested in turning their ideas into reality.

Note: The Hobby Shop will be closed July 25th thru 30th

Orientations Dates: Final for Summer is Orientation day is July 24th.                                                                                                                                             Wednesdays 1:00 - 2:00 

Orientations: Please email Hayami: hayami@mit.edu for a Clustermarket, Bookkit invitation to sign up for an Orientation time. Term payments are due on the day of your Orientation.

Hobby Shop Tours: are held Mondays, 12:00 -12:30. These tours are for interested MIT community members who would like to find out what we offer and how we operate. These tours are Free. The last Tour for Summer is July 1st.    

To reserve a spot, email: hayami@mit.edu


Summer Schedule 2024 July 22 - 30th

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 10:00 - 6:00

Wednesday: 9:00 - 5:00

Thursday: Closed

Friday: Closed

Saturday:   Closed 


Where are we?

Our New Home!  We are now at N51 - 120 (the old MIT Museum)

Address: 265 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge 02139

General Questions: hayami@mit.edu