Public Tours
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Public tour of MIT

About our Public Tour of MIT:

(Trademark Tours’ public tour of Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Trademark Tours’ public tour of MIT is hosted by charismatic MIT students. Our dynamic and knowledgeable staff entertain and inspire with stories about MIT history and personal experience at the university they call home. The research and innovation that happens at MIT has a profound and direct impact on lives around the globe. Our tour highlights these stories and brings alive one of the most interesting campuses in the world.

For Private Tour options, check out our Private Group Tour Catalog!

Public Tour Calendar & Starting Location

  • Tours start outside the main Kendall Square Red Line subway station
    • You’ll find your guide on the sidewalk in the center of Kendall Square
    • Look for the large sculpture of the letters “KSQ” and the Chipotle restaurant

Tour of MIT Rates

for individuals, families and small groups

    • Adult (18+): $12.00
    • Senior (60+): $10.50
    • Child/Student (4-17): $10.50
    • Infant (3 and under): Free
  • Tour of MIT Stops and Themes

    Tour of MIT Stops and Themes

    MIT’s campus is hard to navigate – good thing you’ll have a top-notch tour guide to make sure you see all the important sites.  We’ll cover the following… and then some!

    • Kendall Square & the Stata Center
    • The Green Building
    • Great Dome
    • Harvard (Mass Ave) Bridge
    • Lobby 7 & the Infinite Corridor

    Our public tour of MIT will include three main themes:

    1.  MIT History:  From its roots in Boston to its staggering growth today
    2. MIT Culture:  MIT culture is stranger than fiction!
    3. Famous MIT alumni: You may not recognize their names, but you will certainly know their inventions!
  • Tour of MIT Press Highlights

    Tour of MIT Press Highlights

    Trademark Tours made a name for ourselves with the Hahvahd Tour, so when we started our Public Tours of MIT in 2016, it was hard to keep quiet! You can find articles below, from the Boston Globe and others, featuring Trademark Tours’ and our public tour of MIT.

  • Harvard/MIT Combo Tickets Available!

    Harvard/MIT Combo Tickets Available!

    After your tour of MIT you’ll want to take a tour of that other famous university in Cambridge…Harvard! Trademark Tours runs a brilliant public tour of Harvard, led by Harvard students. Enjoy a discount when you purchase our tour of MIT and our tour of Harvard at the same time. Tickets can be redeemed any day and any time, so there’s lots of scheduling flexibility. Please budget 30 minutes to get from Harvard to MIT. Transportation is NOT included. Learn More Here!

    Get Combo Tickets!

Tour Starting Location

The closest street address is 300 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02142

The tour will begin in the middle of Kendall Square by the Chipotle restaurant

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I was really impressed by our tour guide, Eli, who if I recall correctly was a fourth year student majoring in drama or communications or something.


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  • Bosotn USA
  • AAA
  • Trip Advisor
  • The New York Times