A Brief History of the Model City Makers & The Inventor Center

  • March 2017

    Model City Makerspace - The Idea

    Eight makers came together with the idea of building a makerspace in downtown Kingsport.

  • March - July 2017

    Model City Makerspace - The Beginnings

    A small group prepare a booth for the Kingsport Mini-Makerfaire & began meeting weekly Hack-n-Tinker nights to show off and collaborate on projects.

  • September 2017

    Model City Makerspace - Finds A Home

    Model City Makerspace finds a home & Partner at Sync.Space.

  • March 2018

    Model City Makers - Formalize a Lease

    Model City Makers & our partner Engage Kingsport secure a lease on an empty building - The future home of The Inventor Center

  • July 2018

    The Inventor Center

    The Inventor Center becomes the new home of the Model City Makers

About the Space


Get in touch with us HERE.


Monday-Friday: 8AM-8PM

Main Location

The Inventor Center @ Sync Space
227 E Sullivan Street
Kingsport, TN 37660


Soldering Station
3D Printer
Micro Drone
Drill Press
(More coming every Week)

Basic Tools:

Assorted Hand Tools
Assorted Power Tools
Donated Parts Bin

Future Location

The Inventor Center
118 Shelby Street
Kingsport, TN 37660

Mark Your Calendar

Hack-n-Tinker: Every Thursday
See When we Meet

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