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.

Your Benefits

  • Twelve months free admission to the Paper Discovery Center
  • Discounted admission to special events, including adult paper workshops
  • Ten percent discount in our gift shop--everything 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. plus two guest passes.

Partner - $250
Program benefits to four individuals, plus four guest passes.

Benefactor - $500
Program benefits to four individuals, plus six guest passes.

Patron - $1000
Program benefits to four individuals, ten guest passes, and free use of River Room for one 8-hour event, 10am-11:30 pm, Monday-Saturday.



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STEM Field Trips

Interactive Exhibits

Letterpress Workshops

Paper Industry Hall of Fame

Eagle Days

Paper Crafting Workshops