History, Museums, and Education in Appleton

Explore Local History in Appleton


The Building for Kids Children's Museum (0.2 miles)
Exhibits at this museum include various hands-on activities that are dedicated to building imagination, creativity, and confidence. 
Phone: 1 (920) 734-3226

The Trout Museum of Art (0.2 miles)
Browse the various regional, national, and international pieces of art displayed at this historic complex. The events calendar includes special lectures, classes, and musical performances. 
Phone: 1 (920) 733-4089

The History Museum at the Castle (0.5 miles)
Located in a former Masonic Temple, this museum educates through hands-on activities that revolve around a wide range of subjects. The Harry Houdini exhibit is a must-see. 
Phone: 1 (920) 735-9370

Lawrence University (0.5 miles)
Lawrence University hosts students from around the world and offers a wide variety of majors and concentrations. 
Phone: 1 (920) 832-7000

Paper Discovery Center (0.5 miles)
Visit the home of the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame to learn about the first paper mill to use hydroelectric power. 
Phone: 1 (920) 380-7491

Hearthstone Historic House Museum (0.7 miles)
Guided tours of this circa-1880s Victorian home, which was the first in the world to be lit by hydroelectricity, highlight the house's many original fixtures.
Phone: 1 (920) 730-8204