Become A Member
Inspiring All Generations
Your membership supports the Paper Discovery Center’s ability to bring the science and history of paper and the contributions of the paper industry to the Fox Valley. The PDC strives to provide thought-provoking, ever-changing exhibits; to ignite curiosity and creativity with hands-on activities; and to engage the minds and imaginations of all generations.
We are located in the historic Atlas Mill, situated on the banks of the Fox River; celebrate its history while taking in the beauty of our location.
- Twelve months free admission to the Paper Discovery Center
- Discounted admission to special events, including adult paper workshops and the Gutenberg Gala
- Ten percent discount in our gift shopeverything from one of a kind artisan crafts to educational science kits
- Be the first to know about Paper Discovery Center events with monthly e-newsletter
- Choose a free Thomas Schultz Fox River Locks art print
The Paper Discovery Center Mission
- Promote Cultural Heritage
- Celebrate Innovators
- Experience Technology
- Motivate Learning
Annual Levels of Support
Individual - $40
Program benefits to one adult.
Family - $70
Program benefits to four individuals.
Friend - $100
Program benefits to four individuals. In addition, receive two guest passes and ASTC membership.
Partner - $250
Program benefits to four individuals, plus four guest passes and ASTC Travel Passport Program.
Benefactor - $500
Program benefits to four individuals, plus six guest passes and ASTC Travel Passport Program.
Patron - $1000
Program benefits to four individuals, ten guest passes, ASTC Travel Passport Program, and free use of River Room for one 8-hour event, 10am-11:30 pm, Monday-Saturday.
Members at Friend level or higher ($100+) receive the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) benefits which include free or discounted admission to more than 275 museums and science centers worldwide. *