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Address: 14th and C sts. SW, Washington DC, DC 20228
Phone Number: 202.874.2330
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Headquartered in D.C., this is where money is printed.
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Money is fun

The bureau of engraving and printing was one of our favorite stops on our trip to dc. Visitors get to see money being made and have the opportunity to learn about the process of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

The bureau of engraving and printing was one of our favorite stops on our trip to dc. Visitors get to see money being made and have the opportunity to learn about the process of creating money. The tourists s about 40 minutes and is free. The gift shop is also pretty decent had fairly priced. My kids loved seeing money... More 

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Honeoye, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Just enjoyed a visit to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC. Was soooo interesting to see and hear how paper money is made, printed, and made "legal". Enjoyed the tour and saw stacks of printed sheets of bills worth probably hundreds of thousands of dollars just waiting to be scanned and cut. One of the more interesting... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Not sure if you can get there it was closed when we go , but it looks good from the outside , we saw it on our way to the menument .

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Tonawanda, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I was in DC recently. I haven't been to DC in 30 years. I saw a lot and walked a lot! Anyhow, after getting off the Metro, I was near the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. I had heard there was a tour offered so I decided to check it out. I am glad I did. I work in an... More 

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Connecticut
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126 reviews 126 reviews
35 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I emailed my congressman's office a few months before our trip. An intern recommended this tour, saying it's the most requested behind the White House and Capitol. She set up the tour. We arrived earlier than our appointed time and was told we had to wait until our time to enter, as they were full that day. The first part... More 

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Charlotte
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Great spot to see how money is made. Our kids really enjoy this tour. The guide was great in answering all of our questions. The gift shop was a little price for some of the memorabilia.

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Woking, England
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113 reviews 113 reviews
49 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I would have liked to have taken the tour but didn't get there early enough in the morning. Confusingly (for me) the ticket booth is on the opposite side of the building to the entrance for the tours. It even took me a little while to work out the long thing which looked a bit like a tunnel was the... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I was very interested to see how and where our money is made. What I didn't realize is that you have to get up at the crack of dawn to stand in line and get same day tickets during the spring season. They start handing tickets out at 8am or so and we got there at 7:45. The line was... More 

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mentor, OH
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Didn't get to see this because we needed to get a ticket from our Congressman before hand. I'm writing this review because this was highly recommended and we weren't able to get in. I don't want others to miss out.

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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119 reviews 119 reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Not much to say other than I went by during a tour and the history of the building is cool and the building itself is beautiful.

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