Paper Discovery Center

View Website Favorite (2) 425 W Water St - Appleton, WI 54911
Information: 920-380-7491

Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm; Closed Sunday

The historic Atlas Mill has been transformed into Northeast Wisconsin's only science and technology museum. The museum is unique, not only because of its paper focus, but also because of its fun, family-oriented atmosphere where people can explore the world of paper through interactive exhibits. Visitors can even make their own paper! Offering a Summer Science Series with hands -on activities and experiments.

  • Features
    • On Water
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Wisconsin History

Nearby Places

Wildwood Film Festival 3/22/2019 - 3/23/2019 Appleton - 0.37 miles away
Come From Away 4/02/2019 - 4/07/2019 Appleton - 0.37 miles away
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Baseball 4/04/2019 - 9/02/2019 Appleton - 3.45 miles away
Maple Syrup Saturday 3/23/2019 Appleton - 4.29 miles away
Maple Syrup Camp 3/23/2019 Brillion - 17.65 miles away
Spring Fling Quilt Show 3/30/2019 Oshkosh - 18.2 miles away
St. Patrick's Day Parade & Irish Fest 3/23/2019 New London - 18.85 miles away
Museum Movie Night at Skyscape Theater Royale 3/07/2019 Oshkosh - 20.6 miles away

Travel Green Wisconsin Certified


Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

  • Locally handmade goods are sold in gift shop.
  • Train and evaluate staff on sustainability efforts.
  • Low-flow water fixtures are used.
  • Display interpretive signs to educate customers.
  • Show visitors how to make hand-crafted paper from old newspapers and used office paper.