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Bureau of Engraving and Printing

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Address: 9000 Blue Mound Rd, Open Tues-Fri 8:30-5:30, Fort Worth, TX 76131-3304
Phone Number: 817 231 4000
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Tue - Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

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If you have an extra hour in Fort Worth then this place is worth visiting. I never knew the printing of paper money was so time consuming and intricate. It is a self guided tour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you have an extra hour in Fort Worth then this place is worth visiting. I never knew the printing of paper money was so time consuming and intricate. It is a self guided tour the a handheld device that explains each step in the process. I could not believe how many pallets of money was just standing around waiting... More 

Thank vextor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite places to take people, even locals as many of them have no idea that we have one of two bureau of engravings in the nation--Fort Worth and Washington DC. Did you know that we make ten dollar bills! Yep, chances are that if you have one, you will see a little FW on the... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I were looking for something to do inside on a very hot summer day and this was not too far from our hotel. After you park, you enter a building and have to go through security just like at the airport. You are not allowed to take in any phones or cameras or huge purses. If you... More 

Thank ethansmom06
Cleburne, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

YOu can see where money is made and how they put it all together. It is a great place to learn things at.

Thank Patty K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tour is self-guided with an audio wand. So many fun facts to learn about how money is made! Tour is free, and no reservations required. Felt like tour lasted about 45 minutes, and we spent another hour in the 2-story museum afterward. Very interactive. Great place to take kids and folks visiting from out of town.

Thank John B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When my children are older this will be something I would do again, my 13 year old and I enjoyed it, my younger kids...not so much. Unfriendly security, but great staff, great tour.

Thank Lipstickandlead
Branson, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very informative self guided tour with plenty of history. No reservations required but security check is not as bad as airport. See how millions of paper money is manufactured daily. Plenty of parking. No cell phones, cameras, or back packs allowed. The staff and security are very helpful and friendly. Gift shop very interesting and prices reasonable.

Thank mickeynbranson
Keller, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took 3 older teens and a 6 yr. old to tour the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. I had no idea this place was even here, a friend recommended it. The self-guided tour was very interesting and informative. The staff took time to wave and show my little nephew some of the money that was printing. He loved it.

Thank wvaughan68
Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

I have a 4 yr old ,8 yr old, and 13 yr old and they enjoyed this tour. The 4 yr old got a little restless but had room to walk around and see people at work so enjoyed it a little less than the older grandkids. This is good for a free tour for about 2 hours. The children... More 

Thank Susan Y
Trinity, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Everything is well planned, from the friendly ride from the parking lot to the self guided tour. All the employees were friendly and helpful. The informative movie was interesting but it is basically a tour of a printing press where they print money rather than newspapers or something else.

Thank Kay C

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