Top 30 Sites to Download Free 3D Models

Free 3d models can be incredibly useful, whether you’re rushed on a project and don’t have time to develop your own models, or you’re looking to learn some techniques and see the structure of a model to help guide your own creations.  Whatever the reason, there is a huge demand for 3d models, and a large number of websites have sprung up to provide some models.

However, not all are the same quality, so in this roundup, we’ve gathered up the top 30 sites to download free 3d models.  Whether you’re looking for space ships from NASA, or a kitchen table for architectural visualization, you’ll find some awesome resources here.

Here are some more cool sites to download more freebies:


As always, please contribute your favorite sources in the comments and we’ll add them to the list.

Artist 3D

Artist-3D has a large collection of free noncommercial 3D models.

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Free3D Models

Free 3d Models is your resource portal on 3d modeling, Texture, Animation, Computer Graphics and Visual Effects (VFX).

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3DM3

3DM3 has a large collection of free 3d models in addition to their tutorials.

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Archive-3D

Archive 3D has a great selection of 3d models, particularly for interior design.

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3D Xtras

3DXtras.com offers thousands of free 3d models to download in .MAX, .3ds and other formats, you may use these models freely in your own work as royalty free.

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3DModelFree

Another huge collection of free 3D models, textures and resources.

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CarBody Design

A great collection of 3D cars and accessories for the car design enthusiast.

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Free3D Modelz

Free3dmodelz.com is the place to download free 3d models and other related resources for free. All the 3d model, 3d graphics, animation, textures listed here are free to use for personal and non-commercial use and for learning purposes.

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Templates.com

Templates.com presents a great collection of Free 3D Models that are characterized by exceptional quality, originality and professional look.

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3D Total

The CG artists homepage, daily news with links to all the best 3d animations and site. Huge libraries and galleries with free downloads.

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Top3D Models

Download free 3D Models, no registration required, no email required, just click and download our free 3D models.

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TurboSquid

3D Models save you time and money. Find the 3D Model for your project in our vast library of cars, people, architectural models and more, with the largest free database online.

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3D Content Central

Free 3D CAD Models of User-Contributed and Supplier-Certified Parts & Assemblies, 2D Blocks, Library Features, Macros, and more.

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Google 3D Warehouse

A huge collection of models for use with Sketchup.

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GreatBuildings

As the name says, tons of free models of famous buildings.

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DLegend

3ds, max, prj and obj files for you to use in different applications of 3d programs.

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NASA 3D

These models are for anybody that uses a 3D software package. Most of the models are in the common .3ds format, which can be read by most 3D programs. Some models, however, are in their original .lwo, .fbx, or .obj formats to preserve details that would be lost in conversion.

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3D Export

One of the largest marketplaces for paid models, 3D Export also has a nice selection of free models.

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3D4Free

A selection of exclusive 3D models.

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CGDigest

Another great selection of 3D models for free.

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3DLinks

Various collections of free 3d models.

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Amazing3D

All 3D models licensed here are © Copyright 1997-2010, Amazing 3D Graphics, Inc. You may use these 3d models (meshes) royalty-free In your own work to create 2D images, animations, print graphics or web graphics.

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Dewantoro Network

A blog collecting up some awesome free 3d models.

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FlyingArchitecture

Free 3d models oriented at architectural visualization.

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3DBar

Free 3d models, scenes and textures.

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CG-India

All 3d models are free for any type of use (c/p). The version one is collection of very useful and handy 3d models in .3ds format. We will add more 3d Models to the collection, as time allows. Free 3D models are downloadable through our website in .zip format. Please click on the images to download that particular 3d model.

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Exchange3D

A community exchanging free 3d models for usage.

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WireCase

Some high quality free 3d models and materials.

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Mr. Furniture

Free 3d items for interior design.

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3Delicious

Another awesome high quality free 3d model site.

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Cadenas

Place to download CAD files.

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3Dvia

3Dvia has over 30,000 free-user generated and premium 3D models.

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GrabCAD

A free open source CAD library (meaning we support all major CAD software and content is freely downloadable, members build upon each other’s work etc) and engineering community. The content leans towards mechanical design / engineers with enough fun models thrown in.

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