Email (Classes, Accounts & Billing)
Member Ambassador & General Inquiries
STEAM Coordinator (Programs & Activities for Youth Ages 8–17)
We are open 7 days a week during the following hours:
Free shop tours take place at the following times:
Monday - Friday: 1PM and 7PM
Saturday & Sunday: 10AM, 1PM, and 7PM
Note: For safety reasons, closed-toes shoes must be worn at all times. Be sure to wear yours whenever you come into the shop.
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).
Choose from more than 50 different classes and workshops. Check out our monthly schedule and sign up here.
Validated: TechShop members who park in the Crystal City Shops garages can have their parking validated at our front desk.
Other: 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.
We are closed for the following holidays:
In the Media
Crystal City's TechShop Is a "Village of Nerds" You'll Want to Join Washingtonian (May 19, 2017)
We spent a day at TechShop. Here’s what we found. Washington Business Journal (May 1, 2017)
5 Companies Thriving In Crystal City's Nexus Of Innovation, BISNOW (March 30, 2017) -- see #2 StandCrafted for TechShop DCA member success story
This 22,000-Square-Foot Makerspace Is An Inventor's Paradise, DCist (Oct. 19, 2016)
TechShop Makes Adam Weep Happy Tears, SolidSmack (Sept. 19, 2016)
Wanna learn something new this fall? Start with these D.C. area classes, Washington Post (Sept. 8, 2016)
5 Disruptive Companies Establishing Crystal City As Nexus Of Innovation, BISNOW ( Oct. 26, 2016)
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)
Become a part of TechShop's future! TechShop, Inc. is currently offering its Series B Preferred stock for sale to accredited investors. For information on investment opportunities with TechShop, visit invest.techshop.com or email us at email@example.com.
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!