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Venue:MIT Museum
Dates:Monday, February 17, 2020 - Saturday, February 22, 2020
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor
Cost:Free
Category:School Vacation
mit museum feb fest - national engineers week photoEvery year during the Massachusetts school vacation week in February, the MIT Museum celebrates National Engineers Week with engineering-specific activities, workshops, and afternoon demonstrations led by MIT students.

Join us for Feb Fest, our annual celebration during February school vacation, with daily hands-on activities, tours, workshops, and more.

GALLERY ACTIVITIES

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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Adults: $10.00; youth under 18, students, seniors: $5:00; children under age 5: free
MIT ID: Free


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mitmuseum.mit.edu/febfest

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265 Massachusetts Ave. Bildg. N52, Cambridge, MA map
Phone: 617-253-4444

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