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The Paper House

52 Pigeon Hill St, Rockport, MA 01966-1255
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Interesting Place for a Quick Stop

We were the only visitors there in mid-week in late October. Small admission is by honor system... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
The Villages, Florida
The place to visit

Even though it looked closed you can still go in - we parked on the street and just enter the home... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New York City, New York
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52 Pigeon Hill St, Rockport, MA 01966-1255
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were the only visitors there in mid-week in late October. Small admission is by honor system -- put your money in a nearby lock box. We spent about 20 minutes there. Curious, the things people do in their spare time! Worth a look if...More

Thank Julie32159
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though it looked closed you can still go in - we parked on the street and just enter the home, put you donation (price was 2$ per person) in the mailbox attached to the residence. a lot of explanation notes - dotn forget to...More

Thank Yves-Alexandre_YAL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The story of the house is impressive a d even though it uses a honor system for admission (2$ per person as of 10/27) and there is nobody to give information you will find everything inside.

Thank Yves-Alexandre L
Reviewed 12 October 2017

A shop owner in Rockport told us about this place. It is a small place. I did not realize how small. Took us all of 10-15 mins. There are two rooms that are made of newspaper and everything in it, furniture and decorations are also...More

Thank Bhingari
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We only stayed a little bit, but it was worth the stop. A donation of $2 per person was suggested but it was on the honor system. No one was there to take the money but they did have a mailbox to put it in....More

Thank Mommasw
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The Paper House, located in Pigeon Cove, MA is a very unique small house and worth a visit...no charge, donations accepted. The house construction started in 1922 and took 20 years...originally started as an experiment it has lasted over time (not everything is paper). Over...More

Thank Rich334
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Much smaller than we expected, but interesting nonetheless. Reading where some of the paper came from for the different pieces in the house was informative (The clock, in particular). Can say "we saw it"...not a place we would return to.

1  Thank PAL52772
Reviewed 24 August 2017

For a quick and interesting side trip, visit the Paper House, which has furniture completely made from paper spanning several decades. A short drive up from Rockport into a residential area. Donations accepted. No guided tours.

Thank PMiers
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This house is amazing. I could spend ages reading snippets of news from the original newspapers. There are so many details to notice, like the initials in the chair backs. I loved the clock and the fact that it was made out of newspapers from...More

Thank Patti C
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The Paper House is a great example of what can be done when determination and everyday materials are combined. Twenty years of newspapers and time created a memorable home. Reading the walls was only one of the very cool things to do in this attraction.

1  Thank Georgia B
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