A maker uses the sanding machine in the Workshop at the Museum of Making – image 444 [c] Chris Seddon Photography

Workshop Membership

The workshop membership is an original and exciting option for the makers of today.

Become part of a 300-year legacy of making by joining the workshop membership at the Museum of Making. Situated in the site of the world’s first modern factory, our fully equipped workshop has facilities for woodwork, metalwork, jewellery-making, ceramics, CNC machining and more.

The membership gives you access to our workshop equipment, consultations with technicians, exclusive making demonstrations and events. It’s suitable for all levels, from beginners to advanced makers looking to expand their skills.

Membership benefits:

  • Access to workshop equipment bookings via our online system
  • Free induction to get you started
  • Onsite support from our technical team
  • Exclusive member events and making demos
  • Discounts on museum activities, meeting rooms, and the River Kitchen cafe

Monthly membership: £5

Annual membership: £50

Concessions available – contact us to discuss

Workshop equipment fees are charged daily/hourly based on energy and wear and tear. Check out the workshop machinery and equipment available here.

**Please be aware that our workshop is currently closed due to flood damage, so we are not accepting new memberships at this time. We hope to be able to welcome makers back into the workshop soon. For the latest updates see our social media and our website **

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Looking for desk space? The Museum of Making is also home to the Prospect: our co-working space. Find out more here.

Image © Chris Seddon