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Paper Discovery Center

425 W Water St, Appleton, WI 54911-6058
+1 920-380-7491
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We loved making paper

The museum would have been more interesting for older children. We had a 2 and 3 year old and they... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2018
240chanas
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Brooklyn, New York
Great for adults!

We (two adults) went here yesterday. The staffperson was nice and helpful. Interesting exhibits but... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2018
Jessica F
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Eagan, Minnesota
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425 W Water St, Appleton, WI 54911-6058
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

The museum would have been more interesting for older children. We had a 2 and 3 year old and they had many different activities for them to do. We would have liked to spend time actually reading the information! But the best part was actually...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

We (two adults) went here yesterday. The staffperson was nice and helpful. Interesting exhibits but the best part was making our own paper!

Thank Jessica F
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Even adults without kids would love this place. You have to make some paper with Wendy. She is fun and makes it go fast. The sneeze display. So fun. Th outhouse. Oh my. The elephant dung gift paper you can purchase. Fabulous! Thanks Michael and...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We happened upon the paper discovery center on a quick trip into Appleton. What a great find! Not only was it educational and informative, but it was so fun too. There was actually a station where each person got to make paper. The educator, Wendy,...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2017

There is a lot of learning that can happen at the museum but our kids were a little too young for that (6 and 4 years old). They did like getting to make some paper there. There was also a scavenger hunt they had fun...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2016

The building's history, hands on activities, and educational experiences make the Paper Discovery Center a perfect visit for everyone. Make sure to walk around outside as well!

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This museum is fun for the family!! Learn all about paper making and even make some recycled paper of your own. Several crafts for you or your kids to try. The gentleman who helped make the paper was super-he really made it a good time.

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This is a hands on museum Housed in an old mill building where they have several stations for activities. The coolest is the lab in the back where you can make your own paper. Highly recommended!!!

Thank David M
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Nice little museum explaining the process of papermaking from start to finish. There are plenty of hands on displays and videos to keep it interesting, most of which are geared toward kids. There are many craft stations for kids (and adults if they wish) and...More

Thank Beck W
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Solo visit, enjoyed hands on exhibits, made my super hero shield, watched videos explaining growth, harvesting, processing. Great little discovery museum. $6 well spent (only $4 for seniors) Especially liked making (or is it remaking) my own sheet of paper out of torn paper, colored...More

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Brianna S
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That would be a question for the Paper Valley Hotel I think.
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