Generator is located at 40 Sears Lane, Burlington VT, 05401. The front entrance is adjacent to the Champlain Miller Center.


Generator is open to members during posted hours to give the most access. Non-member students of our programs will have access to the space during their scheduled course times. Studio members are free to use the space 24/7/365.

Monday – Friday, 11am – 9pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am – 7pm


Parking, generally, is available between the tree and Generator in the main building parking lot on the South West side.  There is a nearby lot one driveway over West on Sears Lane on the same side as Generator.

Hints: Weekends and evenings after 4 pm are welcomed times to park in the Miller Center parking lot. Walking, busing, biking, and carpooling are always encouraged!


  • General membership: $75/mo
    • Free equipment use
    • transferable membership to affiliate makerspaces
    • Event and class discounts
  • Studio membership: $200/mo
    • Personal studio and storage space
    • 24/7 keyed access to facility
    • Transferable membership,
    • Event and class discounts
  • Family membership: $100/mo
    • Two parents and up to three children or guardians (under 18)
    • Children must be supervised at all times
    • Full access to shops and equipment for the adults only
    • Event and class discounts 
  • Company membership: $2500/year
    • Packages start at 3 employees
    • Full access to shops and equipment
    • Discounted training and classes
    • $2500/year for 3-5 employees, $4500/year for 6-9 employees 
Additional Costs

  • Registration
    •  $15 Orientation fee: Due at registration, one-time $15 fee for tour and orientation course for all members.
    •  $200 Studio deposit: Due at registration, one-time refundable deposit for studio rental.
    • $40 – $240 certification costs: Required safety course for use of Rapid Prototyping, Metal, Wood, Machine Shops.
  • Consumables/Shop fees
    •  $5 per cubic inch: Cost of 3D printing filament for all builds.
    • $5 build plate: Cost of a 3D printing build surface for all builds.
      Courses, etc.


  • Volunteer rates available, $25/mo. for General and $150/mo. for Studio memberships.
  • Scholarships available for courses and memberships on request, first-come, first-served.

Membership Documents