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Bureau of Engraving and Printing

9000 Blue Mound Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76131
817 231 4000
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Ranked #5 of 99 Attractions in Fort Worth
Type: Government Buildings
Traveler Description: Of only TWO places in the U.S. where paper currency is printed, ONE of them can be found in Cow Town (Fort Worth, TX)!  Reservations are not... more »
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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

As only 1 of 2 places in the country where paper money is manufactured, this is a worthwhile stop if visiting Ft Worth. A raised walkway takes the visitor above the workspace and a personal speaker narrates the 10 stations. Additional interactive exhibits tell the history of paper money in the U.S.. A short introductory film shows the craftmanship and... More

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Bossier City, Louisiana
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34 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

All the US paper money is printed either here or in DC. You get to see the process from windows above the work areas. 14 minute film and lots of information, some of which is interactive. Quite a complicated process and there's a lot more involved than you probably ever thought.

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Henderson, Kentucky
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Watch U.S. currency being printed and it's all free. A couple of tips: the Bureau of Engraving and Printing is located well north of Fort Worth. If you aren't familiar with the area (and we weren't), you might think you are going the wrong way. You will also have to pass through security. Make it easy on yourself, leave everything... More

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Norridge, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Only one of two currency printing facilities in the U.S. - so cool to see the process in action. I would absolutely go back again!

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northern california
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81 reviews 81 reviews
59 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Amazing behind the scenes look at how our paper currency is printed. The free self-paced audio tour was informative and interesting. You can actually see the full sheets of money being printed and going from section to section. There's also a short film about the bureau, and many exhibits of historical currency. Lots of hands on activities for the kids,... More

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Aarhus, Denmark
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

It was an unique experience to see milions of dollar bills being printed. We walked right above the production floor and could see the different steps in the entire production flow. And the best part - it was completly free!

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Dallas, Texas
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110 reviews 110 reviews
32 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The staff is very nice. I have visited the facility a few times and I have been impressed after each visit. It is interesting to see the entire process and workers are nice and they will waive from downstairs.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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36 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

If you are anywhere close to Dallas/Fort Worth this is a must see attraction. Your tour starts with a security screening not unlike one you would expect at an airport. Once through the screening, we boarded a small bus and was taken the short distance to the entrance to the visitors center. The tour started with a short movie detailing... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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95 reviews 95 reviews
29 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I was a sponsor with a group of elementary students. We had a blast on the tour through the process that our paper currency undergoes from beginning to end in the developmental process. Everyone needs to take this tour at least once.

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Bedford, Texas
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18 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This is a great place to see how money is made!! You get a self guided tour at your own pace. Great for all ages!! Don't forget to visit the gift shop afterwards!!

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