Visit the new Broad Discovery Center (Oct 4 @ 10AM)

The Broad Discovery Center galleries are opening for the first time to the public as an early preview during the 2022 Cambridge Science Festival week. Visitors can explore informative and interactive exhibits focused on psychiatric conditions, cancer, infectious diseases, heart disease, diabetes, and rare genetic conditions. Entry is free for all visitors.

The Broad Discovery Center is an active, public educational space that showcases how researchers at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and their colleagues in Kendall Square and around the world are seeking to understand and treat human disease. 

Broad Discovery Center showcases five galleries, where visitors can immerse themselves in interactive and informative exhibits and learn how researchers at Broad along with collaborators across the globe are chasing down the basis of psychiatric conditions, cancer, infectious diseases, rare genetic conditions, and more. 

This new public engagement and educational space is targeted towards teenagers and adults. After the Cambridge Science Festival, the Broad Discovery Center will open on a regular basis starting Monday, October 31. Staffed hours will be Monday through Wednesday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Visitors can also explore the galleries as a self-guided experience when the building is open during standard business hours.

Date:
Oct 4, 2022
Time:
10:00 AM
- 03:00 PM
Venue:
Broad Discovery Center, 415 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02142
Location:
Broad Discovery Center, 415 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02142
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About the
Festival

Cambridge Science Festival, the first of its kind in the United States, is a madcap celebration of science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). A multifaceted, multicultural event, the Festival makes science accessible, interactive, and fun, highlighting the impact of STEAM in all our lives.

The Cambridge Science Festival was founded by and is produced by the MIT Museum.