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Inside the Economy Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank

Open today: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Very educational

The museum was very well done. Educational, interactive, and self-paced. I would recommend. If you... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
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Educational,Fun & Free

I was unsure what to expect when I came across the Economy Museum however it was a pleasant way to... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
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The economy. We hear about it every day, but how much do we actually know about it? The award-winning Inside the Economy(R) Museum inside the historic Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis will immerse you in a one-of-a-kind experience that explains the...more
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411 Locust St, Saint Louis, MO 63102
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Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

The museum was very well done. Educational, interactive, and self-paced. I would recommend. If you have kids, it would be best enjoyed by middle schoolers or older.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

I was unsure what to expect when I came across the Economy Museum however it was a pleasant way to spend the morning. I did some interactive trading, learn how the history of the federal reserve and is connected to the economy. also be sure...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Waytoretire
Reviewed July 4, 2018

We happened upon the free museum of the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank. Something for all ages interested on money! Very interactive and and a place to cool off from the heat while learning about our economy and personal finances whether young or old. Staff...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Valerie A
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

The museum was very interesting. The interactive displays were fun. They would have been more fun with a young teen. The explanations of the economy, local and international were very good and easily understood by people with no education in business or economics. I would...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Elaine W
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

We had a little extra time so decided to stop in at this free museum. I thought it might be kind of boring but I enjoyed it. It won't take long to go through, make sure you bring your ID with you. Lots of fun...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank pattiannecarl
Reviewed April 14, 2018

Not a tour, but a collection of interactive stations. Free. Quite impressive how they've turned a difficult topic like the economy into a fun place. No parking and heavy security to get in. Very friendly staff, and everyone goes home with a bag of (shredded)...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed April 10, 2018

Right down by the Gateway Arch, this free museum was a great way to talk about money and the economy. They took our photo IDs while we went through the metal detectors and we were on our way in. The people working there were all...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mindyt131
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

The entrance and tour is free! You even get a free bag of shredded money upon completion of the tour. The museum is interactive and had various types of displays such as traditional, digital, and interactive. The gift shop has cool and reasonably priced souvenirs...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank OTM330
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

This museum was more than I expected. I really liked the educational aspect of it. I learned a lot about the economy. I especially liked the exhibit on inflation.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MatthewC3007
Reviewed March 16, 2018

Accidentally stumbled upon this museum and glad we did. Lots of interactive exhibits for the kids to learn about our economy and how one thing affects another.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Susan K
January 21, 2017|
Response from Suzanne S |
Hi Susan We are open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Hope you can plan a visit! Regards, Suzanne