A world-class museum and makerspace that inspires innovation and learning.
– Attracting 250,000 visitors per year from the DC metro area 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