A maker uses the sanding machine in the Workshop at the Museum of Making – image 444 [c] Chris Seddon Photography


Museum of Making membership is an original and exciting membership option for the makers of today.

By becoming a member you will join a creative community where you can network, share ideas, access peer support, learn, teach and be part of the creative conversations within the Museum of Making.

Through membership you will gain access to a network of likeminded, creative and innovative people who have come together to join a maker community. A calendar of membership events will run throughout the year, meaning there is always chances to connect with others.

Membership also enables you to book and hire our amazing workspaces; The Prospect hot desks and the Museum of Making Workshop.

Membership benefits include –

  • Calendar of events exclusive to members, including networking and socials
  • Ability to hire our workspaces and machinery (The Prospect co-working hot desks and Museum of Making Workshop and machinery)
  • Onsite support from our Workshop Technician
  • 10% discount on museum-programmed learning opportunities and activities
  • 10% discount on hiring our meeting rooms
  • 25% discount in Derby Museums’ cafés
  • Online resources accessed through our Members’ portal

Membership Pricing

There are 2 ways to pay for membership –

Monthly – £5

Yearly – £50

Concessions are available on membership, please contact us to discuss.

Hot desks and workshop use is charged daily and/or hourly. Use the menu options on the right to find out more.

Image © Chris Seddon