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Paper Discovery Center

Who We Are

At the Paper Discovery Center, we offer fun, hands-on exploration and discovery of all things paper – the art, history, science and technology.  We have interactive and engaging educational programs, exhibits, and activities.  Every visitor has an opportunity to experience the process of making paper by hand in our paper lab.  We educate over 6,000 schoolchildren each year through curriculum enhancing field trips, which explore the world of paper with STEM learning activities.

What We Do

The Paper Discovery Center is a science and technology learning center operated by the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame (PIIHF) within the historic Atlas Mill building along the Fox River in Appleton, WI Our Mission is to “celebrate all things paper – the wonder and the legacy Our Vision is to contribute to the education of youth through a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) based learning experience that is fun and interactive.