Paper Discovery Center & Hall of Fame

The Paper Discover Center invites you to explore the world of paper through study of science & technology with a look at its past, its future, and the role paper plays in all facets of our lives.  There is so much to do at the Paper Discovery Center including:

  • Adult workshops

  • Visit the International Paper Hall of Fame

  • Find out what happens when you sneeze, how many diapers a baby goes through in a day, how a piece of paper gets made, and much more with multiple exhibits

  • Learn about American tree species

  • See Pelicans, Eagles, and Cranes

  • Discover things about the paper industry and paper mills you never knew



Paper Discovery Center
425 W. Water Street
Appleton, WI 54911

Public Hours

Mon – Sat 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

10:30, 11:30, 1:00, 1:45, 2:45
(subject to change when field trips present)


Adults $7
Senior (62+) $5
Child (3-18) $5
Members FREE

General Inquires

Maria Costello
Executive Director
Paper Discovery Center