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Welcome to make717!

The make717 Innovation Center is Lancaster, PA's first makerspace. We are proud to be at the epicenter of collaboration and innovation in Lancaster County.

Thanks to a generous sponsorship by Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology (TSCT), the make717 Innovation Center is available for the community on the Orange Street campus of TSCT:


Want to get started?  Great!  Guided tours are scheduled every month.  Click here to view our events calendar and register for an upcoming session to find out more about make717.

Phased Re-Opening of make717

On Saturday, September 12th, the make717 Innovation Center will re-open to monthly maker members holding a 24/7 door access pass. Prior to, and on the same day of each visit, please go to htttps://www.make717.org/checkin and complete the self check / screening in process. If approved for access we ask that you abide by Local, State, Federal and make717 COVID-19 guidelines including:

  • masks required for the entirety of your visit from the time you exit your car until you leave the premise, unless eating or drinking
  • Practice social distancing
  • Obey posted occupancy and usage restrictions
  • Limit your visit to no more than 3 hours
  • Limit your visits to no more than 2 per day
  • Clean bare metal touch surfaces with isopropyl alcohol
  • Clean all coated and non-metal touch surfaces with Nu-Foamicide (provided)
  • Notify make717 via the confidential email covid@make717.org if you test positive for COVID-19

For the first month of our re-opening we are not permitting guests and asking family members to limit their party to 2 makers per visit.

If COVID-19 conditions continue to improve, we will re-open make717 to monthly maker members holding a primetime door access pass on Saturday, October 10th with STEMPass usage and make717 sponsored events, equipment orientation and tours resuming after November 14th.

Monthly membership dues will continue to be deferred based on the above re-opening schedule and your particular membership level (24/7 or primetime).  If you would like to "pause" your monthly membership for any reason during this time please email membership@make717.org.

Let's all work together to keep make717 fun, safe and exciting for everyone in the community!

Upcoming events

Primetime hours for maker members
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 4pm - 9pm
Saturday 10am - 9pm
Sunday 10am - 5pm


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1100 E Orange Street, Lancaster, PA 17602
(717) 537-1067 info@make717.org

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