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Paper Discovery Center

425 W Water St, Appleton, WI 54911-6058
+1 920-380-7491
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Fun but pricey!

My grandparents were visiting from out of state so we found the Paper Discovery Center. My children... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Danielle S
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Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
Well worth your time

I thought this sounded boring, so I didn't put it on our itinerary. However, my husband walked... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SteveMirn
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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425 W Water St, Appleton, WI 54911-6058
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+1 920-380-7491
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My grandparents were visiting from out of state so we found the Paper Discovery Center. My children we also along with us. I thought it was really hands on and educational. It was a fun find however I was shocked by the price of each...More

1  Thank Danielle S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I thought this sounded boring, so I didn't put it on our itinerary. However, my husband walked past it one morning and thought it looked intriguing, so we put it back on the itinerary. We're glad we did. The museum is small - just the...More

Thank SteveMirn
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fun place to visit and learning experience! Highly engaging and learning experience about the paper industry and very interactive with the visitors! Learning, exploring and even creating crafts and making your own paper! Worth the visit!

Thank nifer2317
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Husband and i spent a few hours and did the full tour. This is an amazing museum,with hands on learning and very interesting information about the history of the paper industry. Children of all ages (even 60 plus) will enjoy this.

Thank Bernice F
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Reviewed April 4, 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

Thank 240chanas
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Reviewed March 18, 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 October 9, 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

Thank Susannadanna1
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Reviewed June 12, 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

Thank rachael1107
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Reviewed February 9, 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

Thank kxguerr
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Reviewed November 7, 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!

Thank live2showski
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That would be a question for the Paper Valley Hotel I think.
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