All Hands Active (also a hackerspace)
AHA is a makerspace located in Ann Arbor, MI. It's a place where people of all ages can come to tinker, create, and build. Open to the public afternoons and nights Tuesday, Thursday, and Fri-Sun (open 42/7 to members), AHA offers classes, workshops, and open shop times for members. Stop by to check out the 3D-printing class, software workshops, and more.
MW is a member-based work space in Ann Arbor, MI. MW is organized into four separate divisions: METAL, CIRCUITS, WOOD, and CRAFT, though we're pretty sure that things are mixed-and-matched quite a bit! Members pay a monthly fee - but you do NOT have to be a member to take a class and MW advertises that many of the classes are great for kids aged 8+.
Mt. Elliott is a community-based makerspace out of Detroit, MEM is focused on growing and strengthening a community of makers. Their website lists several "concentrations" that have been chosen with the needs of the southeast Detroit neighborhoods needs - they are: Transportation, Electronics, Digital Tools, (Digital) Wearables, Design & Fabrication (future), Food (future), and Music & Arts (future).
TS is a nation-wide makerspace with a location in Allen Park, Detroit. Because of its size and success, TS offers a huge variety of classes and puts on hundred of events each year. From laser-cutting to welding, from textiles to electronics, TS offers more than any maker could want. TS is also membership-based, but classes and workshops are offered to everyone. Kids need to be at least 12-years-old to come and work.
i3 Detroit (also a hackerspace)
i3 stands for "Imagine, Innovate, & Inspire." Another member-based space in Detroit, i3 offers a metal shop, woodworking shop, welding and electronics area, crafting, and "fab lab," which sports a MakerBot, t-shirt press, and button maker.