As Santa Clara County moves into Red Tier, MakeX Will be closed to abide by covid-19 restrictions and keep our community safe. we urge you to stay home, wear a mask, and check our website / social media for updates.

Please refer to sccgov.org/cv19order for details on the new order.

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UPDATE (1/11/21)

MakeX is still closed as the county guidelines dictate. Given the pandemic, when we open, we will be taking necessary precautions to stay safe such as sanitizing frequently and requiring masks. Additionally, we are working with local hospitals to provide them with 3D printed PPE amid shortages. Click the button below to learn how you can help!


Welcome to MakeX! We are proudly the nation's first teen-founded-teen-run, free-access, community makerspace, or for short, NFTFTRFACM!


We are committed to forming a community of creative minds. Our mentor team is dedicated to helping every visitor with their projects and ensuring they feel welcome in the maker community.

Tool Access

We provide access to state-of-the-art tools, software, and materials such as laser cutters, 3D printers, woodshop tools, and more... for FREE!

Project-based Learning

Learn to make and make to learn! We encourage our visitors to use projects as a means of education through our workshops.

What we do & why we do it

Kuriosity Robotics Summer Camps!

Kuriosity Robotics is a world-record-setting FIRST robotics team founded in 2015. Since 2017, they have hosted countless STEM-focused courses in the Bay Area and worldwide. Now, in 2021, they offer their 2nd annual virtual STEM Summer Camps with Beginner Java, Beginner CAD, Rust, and EV3 camp offerings. Their core values are quality of education and a personalized learning experience (max 1:3 teacher-student ratio). They have extensive experience and love for what they are teaching. Camps are now starting at $750 for 2 week-long sessions. 

When can I come?

MakeX is

MakeX has no appointments, just come by and get making! We are open on Wednesdays from 4pm - 6pm, Fridays from 4pm to 6pm, and Saturdays from 11am to 2pm. You are not allowed in unless wearing a mask. We are located in the V building in Cubberley Community Center

4000 Middlefield Road

Palo Alto, CA, 94306

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MakeX Palo Alto


Wednesday: 4:15pm-6pm (general public)

Friday: 4:15pm–6pm (high school students)

Saturday: 11am–2pm (general public)


Cubberley Community Center, Room V

4000 Middlefield Road

Palo Alto, CA 94306

Email: makexpaloalto@gmail.com

Fax: (011) 899-988-199-911-9725-3

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MakeX is a program of the City of Palo Alto.
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The official MakeX makerspace is funded and supported by the City of Palo Alto.

The website makexpaloalto.org is managed by student mentors in coordination with the City of Palo Alto.