Hackers:  Think It.  Build It.  Break It.


The Santa Barbara Hackerspace is a fun and friendly setting for makers and hackers to build, experiment, and learn together.  We welcome all participants, no matter their level of skill or experience.  Our general meetings are on Saturdays from 2pm until late, and there are usually people here during the evenings on most weeknights.  Join the mailing list for updates!

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Membership Levels

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Members are granted access to the Hackerspace according to their level of membership.

Advanced members ($100/month) are given a card granting them 24/7 access to the space, the projects, and all of the tools.

Standard members ($45/month) are welcome to come to the space and use the tools any time it is already open, and have the full experience and knowledge of our members at their disposal.

The Basic membership ($20/month) allows access to the space during restricted hours, and only when there are already members present.

In September 2013 we became a federally-recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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Donate To Santa Barbara Hackerspace

If you like what we do here at the Santa Barbara Hackerspace and want to show your support without signing up for the monthly membership than please donate.  Donations are tax deductible thanks to our 501(c)3 non-profit status, and go directly to funding and improving the Santa Barbara Hackerspace facilities.  Please contact Mike Bales for corporate or one-time donations including donations of equipment.

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