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Hours and Days of Operation
We are open the following days and times except for major holidays:
Mon: 4:30PM to midnight
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.
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.
Choose from a variety of classes and workshops. Check out our monthly schedule and sign up here.
We are closed for the following holidays:
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)
TechShop Detroit Plans Programs to Introduce Kids to STEAM Careers, Xconomy (June 8, 2016)