Explore Downtown and Riverfront museums like never before - Get your M.A.P. today!

You’ll get admission to some of the best museums in Appleton, packaged into one convenient pass with big savings. Your M.A.P. will guide you from museum to museum allowing you to experience the arts, history, imagination, and so much more!

Choose between visiting 4 museums or 5 museums with two different pass options:

  • 4 Museums: $20 for adults & $16 for youth (age 17 or younger)
    • Appleton Historical Society
    • Hearthstone Historic House Museum
    • Paper Discovery Center
    • The Trout Museum of Art
  • 5 Museums: $25 for adults & $20 for youth (age 17 or younger)
    • Appleton Historical Society
    • Hearthstone Historic House Museum
    • Paper Discovery Center
    • The Trout Museum of Art
    • AND Building for Kids Children's Museum

Both pass options will give you a 20% savings from general admission price if purchased individually.

Your M.A.P. provides you 1 general admission pass into each of the museums (pass expires after 1 year).  This allows you to enjoy all museums at your own pace!  Plan your trip according to individual museum hours for your personalized voyage through Appleton.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE YOUR M.A.P. TODAY!

MAP purchases can be made online, in person at the Appleton Downtown Inc office, or over the phone 920-954-9112.  Your pass will then either be mailed to you (an additional $2.50 shipping cost per order) or you can pick them up at the ADI office.

Your MAP will lead you to explore these GREAT museums:

Appleton Historical Society, 128 N. Durkee Street

New exciting displays on Appleton's Great History.  See the Then and Now of Appleton's Past.  Also, a recreation of the Jimos Hat Cleaners and Shoe Shine Parlor.  Continuing are Unique Manufactured Items, and our wonderful collection of maps and overhead views dating from 1840.

For more information on specific exhibits and hours, click here.

Building For Kids Children's Museum, 100 W. College Ave

Building for Kids Children’s Museum’s mission is to empower children, engage parents and energize communities.  Our 30,000+ square feet of specially designed, interactive exhibit space includes a real fire truck, Gulfstream aircraft, and a space just for crawlers and toddlers!  Our da Vinci Studio encourages kids to explore their creative side and the Innovation Lab inspires STEM curiosity.  With all this and our unique programs, we have an adventure for everyone!

For more information on specific exhibits and hours, click here.

Hearthstone Historic House Museum, 625 W. Prospect Avenue

Hearthstone Historic House Museum is a nationally renown historic site - the first private residence to be electrified using the country's first hydroelectric central power station employing the Edison system. The house still contains original Edison "electroliers," light switches, and some of the world's only examples of original Edison wiring.  It features hands-on exhibits for children on electricity and renewable resources.  Enjoy the  beautiful Queen Anne Victorian architecture with breathtaking interiors and the local history of Wisconsin, the Gilded Age, and fortunes won and lost.

For more information on specific exhibits and hours, click here.

Paper Discovery Center, 425 W. Water Street

Inspiring All Generations...Motivating Learning, Experiencing Technology, Celebrating Innovators, Promoting Cultural Heritage.

For more information on specific exhibits and hours, click here.

The Trout Museum of Art, 111 W. College Avenue

The Trout Museum of Art’s mission is to excite the Fox Cities about the visual arts. The activities which allow art museum to fulfill its mission include: exhibitions, educational programming and special events such as the annual Art at the Park artist exhibitor festival, lectures, workshops, and family fun days.

For more information on specific exhibits and hours, click here.