Main Exhibition Center - Building N51/N52
265 Massachusetts Ave.,
Cambridge, MA 02139
Hart Nautical Gallery - Building 5
Gallery - Building 10
Strobe Alley - Building 4 , 4th floor
Mass Ave. Phone
Thursday-Friday 10-5, Saturday-Sunday 12-5
MIT museum offers world-renowned collections in holograph,
architecture, and nautical history.
photographs and artifacts illustrating the legacy of Dr.
Harlod "Doe" Edgerton make an important part of
the MIT museum collections.
development of holography as a scientific tool as well as
an art medium is displayed in the Main Exhibition center
with the world's largest collection of holograms.
exhibitions which illustrate an interaction between art
and science captive viewers' imagination.
stroboscopic effect can be produced with Doc Edgerton's
"Remarkable Single Peddler Hydraulic Happening
Machine" Doc Edgerton who had a long and distinguished
carrier at MIT invented the high speed photography. With
his invention he and his assistants were able to
"freeze" fast occurring processes for scientific
and artistic explorations. The falling milk drop is one of
the most famous photographs made by Edgerton with his
museum gift shop stocks puzzles, games and technological
items of interest for all ages and interest. Call
(617)-253-4462 for a free copy of their catalog. No food
service is available in the museum.