222 E 9th St, Lockport, IL 60441 | 708.872.7667 | [email protected]
Welcome To

Spacelab Makerspace

a Non-Profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to engaging the community through maker centered learning.


Spacelab is open to the public every last Thursday of the month from 7pm-10pm. In addition to that, we hold classes at our space, as well as at local libraries and schools. For a list of classes and events, visit our Eventbrite page. We can be found conveniently in the Lockport City Hall.

Interested in joining right away? Signing up is as easy as visiting our Membership Application page and registering securely through their service. Join Now.

Help us make a difference

Spacelab is a non-profit makerspace with a focus on community engagement and maker-centered learning. We host an annual Maker Faire, community workshops, classes, and other events. Spacelab Makerspace NFP is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

If you would like to donate to help our cause, please visit our donation page. Your contributions are appreciated and will go a long way toward helping our mission of education in making

Community Service

Teacher Tuesdays

Please join us to learn more about STEAM projects for your classroom.

Our events are FREE, fun, and educational!

Educators from the Southwest Suburbs join together to share ideas, try new things, and learn about STEAM education and making.


We offer responsive professional development and local networking opportunities for teachers, administrators, librarians, and homeschool teachers.

How do I join?

Sponsors: University of Illinois Extension - Unit 9, Spacelab, Margalus LLC , ICE (iceberg)