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.


Monday 11th December: Closed

Tuesday 12th December: 12:00-18:00

Wednesday 13th December: 12:00-18:00

Thursday 14th December: 12:00-19:00

Friday 15th December: 12:00-18:00

Saturday 16th December: 11:00-17:00


Monday 18th December: 12:00 - 17:00

Tuesday 19th December: 12:00-18:00

Wednesday 20th December: 12:00-18:00

Thursday 21st December: 12:00-19:00

Friday 22nd December: 12:00-18:00

Saturday 23rd December: 12:00-18:00

Closed every Sunday.

MAKESHOP will reopen after the Christmas break on 3rd January at 12:00. Please get in touch with us at info@makeshop.ie if you have any questions or queries. 


You can sign up for our next Apps After School course, beginning January 10th, here.

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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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, 3D design with Blender, website development, Raspberry Pi, and Arduino.

Introduction to 3D Design with Blender

Our next 'Introduction to 3D Design with Blender' workshop will begin on Jan 9th, and run until Jan 23rd. You can sign up here.

How to Make an App

Our next 'How to Make an App' workshop will begin on Jan 9th, and run until Jan 23rd. You can sign up here.

Introduction to Arduino

Our next 'Introduction to Arduino' workshop will begin on Jan 10th, and run until Jan 24th. You can sign up here.

How to Make a Website

Our next 'How to Make a Website' workshop will begin on Feb 6th and run until Feb 20th. You can sign up here.

A Slice of Raspberry Pi

Our next 'Raspberry Pi' workshop will begin on Feb 7th, and run until Feb 21st. You can sign up here.

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.


Workshops last from about 45 minutes to two hours. All you have to do is 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 would like to come in for a workshop we advise calling ahead to 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

Please note our Christmas opening hours from 11th-23rd December are listed at the top of the page.

Our regular 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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