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84 Massachusetts Ave, MIT Stratton Student Center Lawn, Cambridge, MA 02139-4300
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Bigger than Expected

This statue sits across the road from where the MIT Visitors Center. It is very large and you can... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
jehenson81
via mobile
Art and Math mesh together

If you are visiting the MIT campus and you are at all interested in math (and who would be visiting... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Dale L
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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84 Massachusetts Ave, MIT Stratton Student Center Lawn, Cambridge, MA 02139-4300
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This statue sits across the road from where the MIT Visitors Center. It is very large and you can even walk into the structure. The statue is made up of numbers and is a rather ingenious idea and perfect for MIT.

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 5 September 2017

If you are visiting the MIT campus and you are at all interested in math (and who would be visiting the campus and not be?), checking out this sculpture is definitely recommended.

Thank Dale L
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This is a famous landmark on MIT's campus that is worth visiting. It's a statute next to the student center and across the street from the main building entrance. It's also a good photo shoot opportunity.

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The way this statue was made is amazing. It is very catchy. It is located in front of MIT student center.

Thank Dina M
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Very interesting landmark on MIT campus. Great place for picture taking and meeting place. The composition of the sculpture is a great conversation starter for young people interested in stem, the arts, and how the linkage is eternal.

Thank G M
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Lattice like structure with symbols and figures worth taking a look at. It is a great representation of MIT.

Thank elaine3Southport
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Intricate, beautiful and creative display... It is light up in evenings and makes for an interesting stop

Thank merlin2014
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This place is a must-visit, both during a day and after dark! If you are not an artsy person, you can still enjoy various reactions to the same piece of art. :)

Thank Traveller_p3000
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Everyone want to sit to take a photo of this. Quite interesting to remind us of the formula ..... Kind of like the design of it too. Just in front of MIT main building.

1  Thank joanadventure
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We saw it on our way to watch the fireworks on the 4th. Really well done, kids were playing on it, while parents stood and watch :)

Thank ashdawn
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