Aug 17, 2020
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Top 50 Best Sites & 3D Archives for Free 3D Models

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Check out the 50 best sites and 3D archives to download free 3D models: STL, OBJ, 3Ds, C4D & BLEND files for 3D printing, rendering, games & animation, or to use in Unity, Blender, SketchUp, 3ds Max, Maja, and more.

When it comes to 3D modeling, there are very few limitations stopping designers from transferring their vivid imagination to the digital realm. Whether it be a monstrous video character or a magnificent architectural model, there is an endless amount of creative 3D creations out there.

This is a selection of websites, 3D archives, content repositories, and marketplaces that offer free 3D models to download. On each of them, you can browse through a wide choice – and, of course, download free 3D models – for use in your gaming, animation, graphic design, or 3D printing projects.

Site Model Types Free or Paid?
3D Printing, Engineering, Architecture/Visualization Free
Unity Asset Store Architecture/Visualization, Animation, Gaming Both
Model3dpro.com Architecture/Visualization, Engineering, Graphic Design Free
NASA 3D Resources 3D Printing, Archive/Documentation Free
Thingiverse 3D Printing Free
3D Warehouse 3D Printing, Architecture/Visualization, Animation, Gaming Free
BiblioCAD Architecture/Visualization, Engineering, Graphic Design Both
TurboSquid 3D Printing, Architecture/Visualization, Gaming, Graphic Design Both
GrabCAD 3D Printing, Engineering Both
Smithsonian X3D 3D Printing, Animation, Graphic Design Free
Sketchfab 3D Printing, Animation, Gaming Free
TinkerCAD Things 3D Printing, Animation, Gaming Free
CGTrader 3D Printing, Architecture/Visualization, Animation, Gaming, Graphic Design Both
3dMdb 3D Printing, Architecture/Visualization, Animation, Gaming, Graphic Design Both
Free3D Architecture/Visualization, Animation, Gaming, Graphic Design Free
3dsky Architecture/Visualization, Animation, Graphic Design Both
MyMiniFactory 3D Printing Free
Evermotion Architecture/Visualization, Animation, Graphic Design Free
OpenGameArt Gaming Free
Archive 3D Architecture/Visualization, Animation, Graphic Design Free
CADNav Architecture/Visualization, Animation, Gaming, Graphic Design Free
Blendswap 3D Printing, Animation, Gaming, Graphic Design Free
Trace Parts 3D Printing, Engineering, Architecture/Visualization Free
STLFinder 3D Printing, Animation, Gaming, Graphic Design Both
Pinshape 3D Printing Both
3DModelFree Architecture/Visualization, Animation, Graphic Design Free
3DExport 3D Printing, Animation, Gaming, Graphic Design Both
3DContentCentral Engineering Free
ShareCG Animation, Graphic Design Free
Clara.io 3D Printing, Animation, Graphic Design Both
Cults 3D Printing Both
YouMagine 3D Printing Free
PixelLab Animation, Graphic Design Both
Kenney Gaming Both
FlyingArchitecture Animation, Graphic Desgin Freemium
3DHeadScans Animation, Gaming, Graphic Design Paid
VizPeople Architecture/Visualization, Graphic Design Both
Renderpeople Architecture/Visualization, Graphic Design Both
Design Connected Architecture/Visualization, Graphic Design Both
3D Scanstore Animation, Gaming Both
Syncronia Architecture/Visualization, Animation, Graphic Design Both
Dimensiva Animation, Graphic Design Both
3Delicious Architecture/Visualization, Animation, Graphic Design Free
3DShook 3D Printing Both
Bitgem Gaming Both
Orchard 3D Printing, Engineering Free
Human Alloy Architecture/Visualization, Graphic Design Both
gCreate 3D Printing Free
MorphoSource 3D Printing, Archive/Documentation Free
GB3D Type Fossils 3D Printing, Archive/Documentation Free

 

 

 

 

 

 

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