Fee per Person: $ 5.00
Fee with Hands-on Activity: $8.50
Minimum Attendance: 10
Maximum Attendance: 30
Time of Tour: 60 minutes
Time of Tour + Hands on Activity: 90 minutes
Ages: K-12, College, Adult
The Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking has resumed offering all programs at normal group capacity. Per Georgia Tech guidelines, visitors who have not received a COVID-19 vaccine are strongly encouraged to wear a mask while participating in museum programming. Hand sanitizer is available for use.
We reserve the right to alter and cancel workshops in order to protect public safety based on recommendations from Georgia Institute of Technology, the Georgia Department of Public Health and the American Alliance of Museums. All participants will be notified in a timely manner of any changes to the program.
About Paper Technology
The Industrialization of Papermaking tour starts out with the Rittenhouse Paper Mill, the first paper mill in the United States, then goes through the development of papermaking machinery, the stamp act, how the Revolutionary War and Civil War impacted paper mills in the United States, and the development modern day papermaking equipment.
The Industrialization of Papermaking tour is a 1 hour program, and the Industrialization of Papermaking Tour & Hands-on Workshop is a 1 hour 30 min program. The tour & Hands-on Workshop consists of a 45 min virtual tour and a 45 min papermaking activity, where participants will make their own piece of paper to take home in an exciting hands-on workshop.
Make a Reservation
To make reservations, click the book a tour button below for your designated group or contact Education Curator at 404-894-7840 or Virginia.Howell@rbi.gatech.edu.
Groups visiting the museum of 10 or more people must reserve a guided tour. Programs are booked on a first-come, first served basis. Programs are available Tuesday-Friday, 10am - 4pm, depending on instructor availability. A non-refundable deposit of 50% of the balance will hold the program date. Payment can be made by cash, check (made out to Georgia Tech), or charge (Visa, MC, Discover, or American Express)
Schools, Homeschools, Camps, and Child Care Centers
Chaperone Details: 2 free chaperones are admitted free with the first 10 students. One free Chaperone admitted with every 10 additional students. Extra chaperones $5.00 each
Notes: Due to Georgia Tech Regulations there is not a space available for students to each lunch on premises. We recommend picnicking at Piedmont Park.
Georgia Standards of Excellence Grades K-8
Science Standards: K – SKP1 / 3 – S3L2
Social Studies: K – SSKE3.a, b; Information processing skills 1, 2 / 1 – SS1E3; Information processing skills 1, 2 / 2 – Information processing skills 1, 2, 10 / 3 – SS3E1, a, b, c; SS3E3 a, c; Information processing skills 1, 2, 10, 11 / 4 – SS4H1; Information processing skills 1, 2, 10, 11 / 5 - Information processing skills 1, 2, 10, 11 / 6 – Information processing skills 1, 2, 10, 11 / 7 - Information processing skills 1, 2, 10, 11 / 8 – SSEH3.a; SSEH5; Information processing skills 1, 2, 10, 11
Visual Arts: Visual Arts: K- VAK.CN.1 / 1 - VA1.CN.1 / 2 - VA2.CN.1 / 3 - VA3.CN.1 / 4 - VA4.CN.1 / 5 - VA5.CN.1
Georgia Standards of Excellence High School
Environmental Science - SEV3 / Botany - SBO6 / Applied Design - VAHSAD.CN.3 / Art History - VAHSAH.CN.3 / Sociology - SSSocC1; SSSocC2 / World Geography - SSWG2.e; SSWG3.b; SSWG5.c / World History – SSWH15
Instructor Details: Class instructors and one supervisor are admitted free with the first 10 participants. One free supervisor admitted with every 10 additional students. Extra supervisors $5.00 each
Notes: We are happy to work with professors to adjust the tour to fit curricular needs and cover specific related topics.
**Georgia Tech class groups offered special discount **
Supervisor Details: Trip Leader and one supervisor are admitted free with the first 10 participants. One free supervisor admitted with every 10 additional participants. Extra supervisors $5.00 each
Notes: Please inform us of any special accommodations your groups will need such as additional seating during the tour.