Discover time travel with the Innovations of Cambridge Tour! Learn about the past and explore the future of science and technology in one of the most innovative cities on the planet. As the nation’s center of learning, Cambridge has been home to some of the most inventive minds and influential technological advances in history. From British North America’s first printing press, through the first two-way telephone call, to high-capacity trains, the Human Genome Project, understanding the movement of the stars, RADAR, Lunar exploration, we’ll take you through the history of innovation in Cambridge and the history being made today in our laboratories and universities.
Begin your journey in Harvard Square at the nation’s oldest institution for higher learning. Follow the pursuit of knowledge from the Puritans through Harvard’s first medical school. Then a short ride on the T, the nation’s first active subway system, takes you to Kendall Square, home of MIT and the most innovative square mile on the planet.