Created by Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin, MAKESHOP is a collaborative space for everyone, exploring and experimenting with design, science, art and technology through hands-on workshops. MAKESHOP is a place where you can learn to solder, make, code create, invent and fix. We cater to all experience and skill levels, welcoming makers aged 4 to 104.

Our pricing structures reflect our mission to provide low-cost and free workshops to community groups and educators.


Our second Apps After School Summer Special will run in August, starting on July 11th, for four consecutive days. You can sign up here.

MAKESHOP is delighted to announce our app development workshop aimed at teenagers: Apps After School. 

Perfect for 12-15-year-olds, Apps After School takes place over 4 Wednesday afternoons. Keep an eye on this page our sign up to our mailing list, by emailing info@makshop.ie with the subject line 'mailing list', for details on further courses.

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You can sign up to our next 'How to Make an App' workshop, which starts on August 14th, here.

You can sign up to our next 'How to Make a Website' workshop, which starts on August 15th, here.

You can sign up to our next 'Intro to Arduino' workshop, which starts on August 16th, here.

You can sign up to our next 'A Slice of Raspberry Pi' workshop, which starts on July 5th, here.


At MAKESHOP we run a number of Premium Workshops which take place over a series of weekday evenings. Premium Workshops are advanced workshops in areas such as app development, website development, Raspberry Pi and Arduino.

You can keep up to date on all future workshops by joining our mailing list. Simply email info@makeshop.ie with 'mailing list' in the subject line. If you are looking for any further information on our Premium Workshops (or anything else, for that matter!) you can drop us a mail at info@makeshop.ie or give us a call on +353 1 662 4416.


Drop-in workshops last from about 45 minutes to two hours. All you have to do is walk in, choose an item from our menu, and we can begin the workshop right away. Short workshops are a great introduction to basic electronics, soldering and the world of making in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Try your hand at making a simple robot, clockify a record, make a mini amp or chat with our team to select a workshop from our changing menu of activities.

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*Please note that MAKESHOP can get very busy (especially over the holiday periods) so if you know when you would like to come in for a workshop you can call ahead and book a slot!


We can cater to a wide variety of groups, we work with community groups, schools and companies to mention a few.  Please call to discuss the best options for your group.


Email us at info@makeshop.ie or call 01 6624416

Our address is MAKESHOP, 4 South Leinster Street, Dublin 2 

Our opening hours are:

Mon: Closed

Tue: 12:00-17:00


Thu: 12:00-19:00

Fri: 12:00-17:00

Sat: 11:00-17:00

Sun: Closed


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