TechShop's newest do-it-yourself design and fabrication space is open to the public seven days a week from 9AM to midnight!
Located on Crystal Drive in the center of Crystal City’s Main Street, TechShop DC-Arlington is ready to help you build your dreams.
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). 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, TechShop offers the space to make, and the support and camaraderie of a community of makers.
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
TechShop is open 9AM to midnight seven days a week. So that our staff and instructors may enjoy time with their families and friends, we are closed on the following holidays:
- New Year's Eve (closes at 5PM)
- New Year's Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day (and closes the previous day at 5PM)
- Christmas Eve (closes at 5PM)
- Christmas Day
In the Media
Crystal City Development (Video), WTTG Fox 5 New (05/01/14)
TechShop Opens in Crystal City (Photos), ARLnow (04/22/2014)
Office Envy: Be the Next Million- Dollar Idea to Come Out of TechShop [Photos] InTheCapital (04/11/2014)
With TechShop, the maker movement begins its rise in Washington, The Washington Post (04/06/2014)
DARPA-funded TechShop location to open in Arlington, VA next year, Engadget (10/23/2013)
Access over $1 million worth of advanced machines and tools plus sophisticated design software for a low monthly fee. Become a TechShop member today!