Recently, we reported that MakerBot was expanding their retail empire to include ‘mini-stores’ within over nearly 20 Microsoft stores stretched across the United States. At the moment, their only standalone brick and mortar is their iconic New York City store where they have resided for just over a year now. Today it was announced that for those living in Boston, MA or Greenwich, CT, getting the full MakerBot experience (or just another roll of glow-in-the dark filament) just got a whole lot easier.

MakerBot Retail Stores Expanding

Makerbot store

Similar to the current MakerBot store in New York City, the new stores will act as a sort of ‘showcase’ of sorts for what a 3D printer is capable of—in addition to selling their 3D scanning and printing lineup. Over the past year, the NYC store has featured everything from workshops to gallery-like presentations of various 3D printed projects including a 3D printed marble roller-coaster and various scenes. Additionally, the 3D Photo Booth has been somewhat of a tourist destination for those looking to take home a 3D print of their own head (no word yet on if we can rent it out for our next cocktail party).


So…why Boston and Greenwich?

“Boston and Greenwich are both terrific, tech-savvy communities, so it seemed natural to expand the MakerBot Store presence in these two areas”, stated MakerBot president Jenny Lawton. She also stated that they considered locations ‘all around the world’ but knew that these two neighborhoods provided vibrant, unique, and upscale retail communities that reflected the MakerBot brand.

If You’re in Boston

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MakerBot Store
144 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116

Retail-store Open: Mon-Sat 12 PM-7 PM; Sun 12 PM-6 PM

If You’re in Greenwich

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MakerBot Store
72 Greenwich Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06831

Retail-store Open: Mon-Sat 12 PM-7 PM; Sun 12 PM-6 PM

(Feature Images via John Hoos)


Simon is a Brooklyn-based industrial designer and Managing Editor of EVD Media. When he finds the time to design, his focus is on helping startups develop branding and design solutions to realize their product design vision. In addition to his work at Nike and various other clients, he is the main reason anything gets done at EvD Media. He once wrestled an Alaskan alligator buzzard to the ground with his bare hands… to rescue Josh.