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Dates:Monday, February 17, 2020 - Saturday, February 22, 2020
Hours:10:00am - 5:00pm
Ages:Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor
Cost:$ see below
Category:Learn Something
celebrate feb fest at the mit museum photoJoin us for Feb Fest, our annual celebration during February school vacation, with daily hands-on activities, tours, workshops, and more.

WALK-IN WORKSHOPS - $10/person + Museum admission

Try an abbreviated version of our popular hands-on workshops, available to families, teens and adults. Ages 11+ Students under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.

Space is limited and allotted on a first-come, first served basis with onsite, day-of registration beginning at 10 am.

Big Group Build: Chain Reaction
Mon., Feb. 17, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. & 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Included with Museum admission

Form a team and build a mini chain reaction contraption with the goal of ultimately linking your contraption to others and setting off one giant chain reaction. Materials supplied.

Big Group Build: City of the Future
Sat., Feb. 22, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. & 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Included with Museum admission

What do you want Boston or your hometown to look like in 50 years? Will cars drive themselves? Will the buildings be covered in plants and the roads surfaces solar panels? Form a team and model a section of a futuristic city. Then, we’ll combine models to reveal our ideal high-tech, sustainable city of the future! Materials supplied.

Polaroid Petting Zoo
Tues.-Fri., Feb. 18-21, 12 - 2 p.m.

Explore the museum’s Polaroid camera collection, and discover how camera designs have changed over decades of iteration.

Spotlight Tours
Tues.-Fri., Feb. 18-21, 2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Tours are limited to 15 participants. Tickets available 30 minutes before the tour starts on a first-come, first-served basis.
Included with Museum admission

Enjoy a tour of one of our galleries with Museum staff leading the way.

View a list of workshops. Pre-registration for workshops is now open. All other activities are open and included with museum admission.

Looking for more fun things to do? Check out our Boston February Vacation Week guide for lots more great ideas on things to do with the kids this week.

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$5-$10

WEBSITE↑ top

web.mit.edu/museum/programs/feb-fest.html

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265 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, 02139 map
Phone: 617-253-5927

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