MIT Museum FebFest Vacation Events, Feb. 18-23

The MIT Museum celebrates February school vacation (February 18-23) with FebFest — a range of activities:

Events for teens and adults, included with museum admission:

  • Nautical Chain Reaction:  February 18, 10AM-Noon and 1:30-3:30PM
  • Nautical Day: February 23, 1-4PM

High-school students (free with pre-registration, which opens February 8):

  • Teen Science Cafe: February 23, 6-8:30PM. Dinner provided.

Workshops for ages 11-14 ($40 per student; pre-registration required):

  • Sail Through Engineering: February 19, 9AM-Noon
  • Structural Engineering: February 20, 9AM-Noon
  • Illuminating Protein Expression: February 22, 9AM-Noon

Walk-in workshops for ages 11+ (under 15 must be accompanied by an adult) $10 per person in addition to museum admission. On-site registration, first-come/first-served, starts at 10AM on day of workshop.

  • Sail Through Engineering: February 19 & 22, 2PM-3:30PM
  • Structural Engineering: February 20, 2PM-3:30PM
  • Intro to 3D Design: February 19 & 21, 10AM-1PM
  • Float Your Boat: February 20 & 22, 10AM-1PM

Idea Hub: Drop into the Museum’s maker space (included with museum admission; 30-minute sessions available for on-site signup on day of event)