There are several locations on the MIT campus where students can find space and tools to work on creative projects.


Voxel Lab

MIT Building E38-391
Offers a range of tools, from sewing machines to music production equipment.

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MIT Museum Studio

MIT Building 10-150
The MIT Museum Studio offers courses within the Program in Science, Technology, and Society. Generally offered in the Spring semester, STS.035 Exhibiting Science fulfills the HASS-A requirement.

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ACT Dark Room

MIT Building E15-068
The MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology (ACT) has a darkroom in the basement of E15 in room 068. There is a variety of photographic equipment designed for black and white, 35mm, medium- and large-format film development and print enlargement. The photography lab is only accessible to graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in ACT photography classes. Introduction to the Visual Arts (4.301) fullfills the HASS-A requirement.

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Hobby Shop
MIT Building N51-120

The MIT Hobby Shop is a fully equipped wood and metal shop that teaches students the art of thoughtful design. It has been fostering MIT’s spirit of learning by doing for over 70 years by providing tools, training and assistance to all MIT students, faculty, staff and alums interested in turning their ideas into reality.

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Mars Lab
MIT Building E14-151

The Mars Lab is the main ACT workshop and general assembly area. It is open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in ACT classes with a fabrication component for the production of class projects.

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