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Turning MIT inside-out

The new MIT Museum in Kendall Square is all about making MIT and its ground-breaking research accessible to all.

December 19, 2022
exhibition view of AI: Mind the Gap at the MIT Museum
Photos: Anna Olivella/MIT

The all-new MIT Museum opened in Kendall Square this fall, welcoming more than 13,000 visitors in its first month. The 56,000-square-foot space next to the T station offers interactive exhibits and hands-on learning labs and makerspaces. As museum director John Durant told the Boston Globe, “We’re trying to turn MIT inside-out, so that things that usually are hidden ... are accessible to everyone.”

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