TechShop Detroit
Contact Us

800 Republic Drive
Allen Park, MI 48101

(313) 583-3831


Group Events

Accounts & Customer Billing Information

General Manager
Will Brick


Hours and Days of Operation

We are open the following days and times except for major holidays:

Mon: 4:30PM to midnight
Tues thru Sat: 9:00AM to midnight
Sun: 9:00AM to 4:30PM



You can now take a Google 360° virtual walkthrough tour of our facilities!

While that's super awesome, there's nothing quite like the real thing. We invite you to come on in and take a free tour in person. Tours are offered 7 days a week and every half hour from 10AM to  9PM. No reservation required.

Note: For safety reasons, closed-toes shoes must be worn at all times. Be sure to wear yours whenever you come into the shop.

About Us

Ford and TechShop, Inc. have come together in a collaborative effort for this TechShop location in the Detroit area. We welcome all innovators, from backyard tinkerers to software engineers, to use our resources and bring an idea to life or invent the next big thing in automotive technology.Located at 800 Republic Drive, adjacent to Ford's Dearborn product development campus, TechShop Detroit is a 33,000-plus-square-foot facility with a large parking lot and close access to freeways. It is next door to the Detroit Lions practice facility.

TechShop is a community-based workshop and prototyping studio on a mission to democratize access to the tools of innovation. The facility is packed with cutting-edge tools, equipment, and computers loaded with design software featuring the Autodesk Design Suite. Most importantly, TechShop offers space to make, and the support and camaraderie of a community of makers.

Classes and Workshops

Choose from a variety of classes and workshops. Check out our monthly schedule and sign up here.

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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 Mid-Peninsula and apply today !

Investment Opportunities

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 or email us at


Holiday Schedule

We are closed for the following holidays:

  • New Year's Eve and Day: 5PM, Dec 31st - regular business hours, Jan 2nd
  • Easter Sunday: 12AM Sun -  4:30PM Mon
  • Memorial Day: 12AM Mon -  9AM Tues
  • Fourth of July: 12AM, July 4th - regular business hours, July 5th
  • Labor Day: 12AM Mon -  9AM Tues
  • Thanksgiving: 5PM Wed - 9AM Fri
  • Christmas Eve and Day: 5PM, Dec  24th - regular business hours, Dec 26th

In the Media

How Ford Turned Thousands of Employees into Inventors, The Washington Post (Dec. 14, 2016)

Ford leads auto industry in patents for 1st time in 2016, MLive (Dec. 9, 2016)

Automation Alley's 2016 Outstanding Educational Initiative Award Nominee: TechShop Detroit, Automation Alley (Oct. 27, 2016) (Video)

Building a Nation of Makers, Huffington Post (Sept. 12, 2016)

Will mega-corporations give way to a local manufacturing renaissance?  PBS News Hour (Sept. 6, 2016)

Free program to train job seekers for manufacturing careers, San Francisco Chronicle (Aug 7, 2016)

TechShop Detroit Plans Programs to Introduce Kids to STEAM CareersXconomy  (June 8, 2016)