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A field trip to the Paper Discovery Center integrates science, art, and history with an inspiring and relevant industry example that is strongly connected to Wisconsin’s heritage.

The Paper Discover Center is housed within an historic paper mill overlooking the Fox River.


Advance registration is required.

To book your field trip, please review our CALENDAR for open dates, call the Paper Discovery Center at (920) 380-7491, send an email to or complete the ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM and submit it to us.

You will be contacted with a confirming email.

Time Allotment

Field trips can be expected to take approximately 2 hours. 9:00 am-11:00 am and 12:30 pm-2:30 pm are our recommended time slots but these can be adjusted to suit your group.

Rates and Chaperones

Field trip rates are $3.00 per student, with a $45 minimum charge for smaller groups.

Chaperones are free with a required ratio.

Additional chaperones are $3.00 per person.

The driver of the bus receives complimentary admission.

All members of the group should pay with a single payment.

Payment is due at check-in, and may be made in cash, check (payable to Paper Discovery Center), or credit card (Visa or Master Card).

Groups are charged based on the confirmed reservation.

Cancellations must be made at least 2 days prior to your scheduled visit.

You will be billed for the full amount of the confirmed reservation with less than 48 hours notice of cancellation.

 We offer a space for lunch for an additional $25.

Please reserve space when making reservations.

Helpful Links

Forms Student Field Trip Menu
Brochures Paper Discovery Teachers Brochure
Links State of Wisconsin Education STEM PBS TeacherLine