I had an awesome time learning...how to sandblast glass
You can bring your car and work on it yourself...they have a lift, tools, etc..(my brother would love this, he is a mechanic)
You can sketch, write, scribble, etc..your ideas on these big boards that are all around the walls.
I learned how to attached this lights to a battery..I had too much fun making a star design. (creativeness in progress)
TechShop is a community based workshop and prototyping studio on a mission to democratize access to the tools of innovation. This brand new location is packed with cutting-edge tools, equipment, and computers loaded with design software featuring the Autodesk Design Suite. Most importantly, TechShop offers space to make, and the support and camaraderie of a community of makers. (source: http://www.techshop.ws/ts_detroit.html)
***Disclosure-I was invited to attend the 2013 FORD NAIAS Digital Summit. These are my own experiences I am sharing with you, any and all opinions are my own, honest opinions.