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Located on Crystal Drive in the center of Crystal City’s Main Street, we are ready to help you build your dreams.
We are a community-based workshop and prototyping studio on a mission to democratize access to the tools of innovation. Packed with cutting-edge tools, equipment, and computers loaded with design software featuring the Autodesk Design Suite, we offer the space to make, and the support and camaraderie of a community of makers.
TechShop DC-Arlington is made possible by a continued partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Innovation (VACI) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
Classes and Workshops
Choose from more than 50 different classes and workshops. Check out our monthly schedule and sign up here.
Parking in the Crystal City garages off of Crystal Drive is free after 4PM on weekdays and all day on weekends. Across the street on Crystal Drive, parking garages are $6/hour until 4PM. There is also metered parking on the street, which is free after 6PM.
Hours and Days of Operation
Effective February 15, 2016, TechShop DC-Arlington will be open from 8AM - 2AM daily except for major holidays. Please check online for other stores' hours as times may vary. Tours take place every hour on the hour from 10:00AM to 9:00PM.
Holiday Closure Schedule
- New Year's Eve and Day: 5PM, Dec 31st - 8AM, Jan 2nd
- Easter Sunday: 12AM Sun - 8AM Mon
- Memorial Day: 12AM Mon - 8AM Tues
- Fourth of July: 12AM, July 4th - 8AM, July 5th
- Labor Day: 12AM Mon - 8AM Tues
- Thanksgiving: 5PM Wed - 8AM Fri
Christmas Eve and Day: 5PM, Dec 24th - 8AM, Dec 26th
In the Media
Neighborhood Guide: Arlington - What To Do, Washingtonian (Jan. 15, 2016)
TechShop Opens in Crystal City, ARLnow (April 22, 2014)
TechShop DC-Arlington Opens in Crystal City, Tech.Co - Washington DC (April 16, 2014)
Office Envy: Be the Next Million-Dollar Idea to Come Out of TechShop [Photos], DC Inno (April 11, 2014)
With TechShop, the maker movement begins its rise in Washington, The Washington Post (April 6, 2014)
Access over $1 million worth of advanced machines and tools plus sophisticated design software for a low monthly fee. Become a TechShop member today!
We are always looking for talented people to join our team. See current job openings at TechShop DC-Arlington and apply today!