The folks who brought us the irreverent Hahvahd Tour went down river, launching student-led tours of MIT. The Infinite Corridor and classic hacks (like placing a police car on the Great Dome) get their due, as do such MIT-related inventions as the Roomba, the spreadsheet, and the World Wide Web. But it’s the guides who make these tours great; their fascinating narratives often skip the script in favor of marvelous asides, personal research notes, and the trivia beloved by techies.
- Jul 5, 2017
- Jul 22, 2016
On a walking tour of MIT, run by Trademark Tours, a private company not affiliated with the university (they also offer tours of Harvard), the public can get a peek into the school’s unique culture — and what’s behind those infamous hacks. Tours are run by current students and by recent graduates, so you get an insider’s perspective. Before this, only prospective students and their parents toured the campus.
- Jun 2, 2016
A new guided walking tour is coming to Cambridge. Trademark Tours launched its newest public walking tour of MIT and Kendall Square Thursday, the company announced in a statement. And it’s the only public tour of the university and Kendall Square, according to the company.