Photo courtesy of Robert C. Williams Paper Museum

Robert C. Williams Paper Museum

Jan 1 – Dec 31
DaysTime
Every Mon-Fri9am – 5pm
Next: 9:00am on Dec 17
Free!
Free!

Description

Closed on all Georgia Tech holidays.

This museum is an internationally renowned resource on the history of paper and paper technology. In addition to more than 2,000 books, the museum features a remarkable collection of more than 10,000 watermarks, papers, tools, machines and manuscripts. Included in the exhibits is The Dard Hunter Collection that represents the invaluable and irreplaceable legacy of this famous paper historian. Step across the lobby to view the Mead Education Center, which showcases machinery from 19th century paper mills. Visitors can use stereoscopes to see pictures of paper mills in action at the turn of the century and also to discover how paper is made today. Located in the Renewable Bioproducts Institute at Georgia Tech, the museum’s exhibits feature Hunter’s historic collection, tools from the early industrialization of papermaking, environmental issues related to papermaking, and changing gallery spaces.

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