Vision for the Future

A world-class museum and makerspace that inspires innovation and learning.

Attracting 250,000 visitors per year from the DC region and beyond – Building community identity and activating spending in the local economy – Serving as a national model for 21st century learning – Providing a dynamic hub for children, families and educators.

20k sqft Maker Space | weekend drop-in, family workshops, after-school, school visits

8k sqft Cultural Events | performances, exhibits, presentations

12k sqft Flex Space | community events, rentals, parties, professional development

5.5k sqft Visitor Services | lobby, restrooms, cafe, retail

14.5k sqft Backend Space | fabrication, storage, offices