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The Paper House

52 Pigeon Hill St, Rockport, MA 01966-1255
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What an amazing idea!

The Paper House is a great example of what can be done when determination and everyday materials... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Georgia B
Unadilla, New York
A must-see if you're in the area

A house made of paper including the furnishings? yes! Well, the roof is made of shingles and the... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Shrewsbury, Ma
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52 Pigeon Hill St, Rockport, MA 01966-1255
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 9 July 2017

A house made of paper including the furnishings? yes! Well, the roof is made of shingles and the frame is wood, but the rest is paper. I am giving this place 5 stars. It's only a 10 minute visit and is not world class by...More

3  Thank SteveWhiz
Reviewed 3 July 2017

A bit difficult to find (use your gps or get directions at the small Post Office) but well worth the effort to see this quaint, unique structure.

1  Thank MWitz
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Great fun. A tiny but impressive house whose furnishings are made of rolled paper. If you go, you'll need under half an hour to see it but Im pretty sure you'll remember it for a lot longer than that!

Thank Lydia T
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This place is off the main roads but was easy to find with GPS. The place is small, kind of an eclectic place. Payment of $2 per adult is on the honor system. None there to talk about how things were made. However there are...More

Thank Carol Ann M
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Takes longer to drive than to tour, but, what a fun place. Got to see it to believe it. And, there is a donation box, so, please make a donation since there is no admission.

Thank Cheryl G
Reviewed 2 June 2017

What a great hidden gem right here in Massachusetts! A friend told me about this and I must say it is a real interesting oddity "Must-See". House resides amongst family homes in a residential area. There are signs but honestly if you didn't know what...More

2  Thank CMC_2012
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Man spent 20 years collecting, rolling, and shellacking newspapers - then he constructed a house! You really have to see this to believe it. Inside is a grandfather clock, upright piano, and furniture all constructed from - you guessed it - newspaper.

Thank Frank R
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This is one of those places that if you're not interested in history, you may not enjoy. But, my friend and I love history so this was a fun stop on our travels through the area. It's on a residential street, and there are signs,...More

1  Thank 1852house
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is a hidden point of interest. Hard to find, but very unique. Most people in Massachusetts probably never heard of it. Worth a visit if you are in Rockport.

1  Thank rand99
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