• Solar Electric Vehicle Team members sanding body of car

    Design a dream project outside of the classroom on an Edgerton Center team

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  • Girls in safety glasses mixing chemicals

    Students in our three-hour classes learn by doing

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  • Balloon Pop

    Capturing a balloon mid-pop

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  • The Edgerton Center offers a wide range of subjects for MIT students

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  • Welding in the Area 51 Shop

    Welding in the Area 51 Shop

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About the Edgerton Center

Build prototypes, learn new skills, explore madcap ideas, and get advice and encouragement—the Edgerton Center is the place where mind and hand come together.

Finding time to chat at the Edgerton Student Shop Opening

Edgerton Center celebrates reopening its student shop in Building 6C. Its former location,... Read more

The Edgerton Center Student Shop has found a new home. Beginning life in 1998 in the basement of... Read more

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