MSV Makerspace

The MSV Makerspace is a community center that engages children, families, and adults in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) through innovative, hands-on learning experiences. Makerspace attendees are encouraged to experiment with what interests them most. For those looking for inspiration, there will be suggested activities and materials available for purchase.

Makerspace equipment includes:

  • Electric wheels for throwing pottery
  • Kiln for firing ceramics
  • Robotics kits
  • Sewing machines
  • 3D printer

Makerspace tools available:

  • Mat cutters
  • Printing press
  • Tool for hand building clay, and more!
  • Basic hand tools (saws, drills, clamps, screw drivers, hand planes, dremel tools, chisels, tin snips)

MSV Makerspace hours and fees are detailed below. Visit the Makerspace during Makerspace Hours* to purchase individual passes and punch cards. Cash, checks, and credit cards accepted.


Makerspace Hours*
Tuesdays: 4–7:30 p.m.
Sundays: noon–6 p.m.
*The Makerspace calendar coincides with the Museum calendar and schedule. Please check the MSV Home Page for inclement weather announcements and Museum Hours of Operation before visiting.


Adult Fees (18 or older):
Regular fee: $10 per adult per visit
Adult Punch Pass: $50 per adult for 6 visits

Youth Fees (up to age 18):
Regular Fee: $5 per child (up to age 18) per visit
Youth Punch Pass: $25 per child for 6 visits

Makerspace Kits:

  • Pottery Kit (includes 2lb clay, glaze, & firing): $5
  • Quilt Block Kit (fabric and thread): $5
  • Printmaking Kit (linoleum, ink, and paper): $5

Storage Totes
$20 per month

Cash, checks, and credit cards accepted

Your Maker group can use our space!
For information about renting the Makerspace for your Maker group’s activities, contact MSV Senior Manager of Educational Programs Deborah Hilty at 540-662-1473 ext. 224 or [email protected].

*** For all inquiries please contact MSV Senior Manager of Educational Programs Deborah Hilty at 540-662-1473 ext. 224 or [email protected]