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Bureau of Engraving and Printing

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Very interesting tour

Learning about how the US currency is made was very interesting. My teenagers and younger children... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jenniferpX9233QM
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Boise, Idaho
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Fun experience

We went with our young children and we all learned alot. My kids got a kick out of learning how... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Derrick C
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9000 Blue Mound Rd, Open Tues-Fri 8:30-5:30, Fort Worth, TX 76131-3304
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All reviews self guided tour paper money no cell phones free tour gift shop own pace dollar bills electronic devices production floor money making shredded money metal detector federal reserve main facility entire process audio wand secure facility
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Learning about how the US currency is made was very interesting. My teenagers and younger children all found the tour interesting and liked the hands on exhibits.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went with our young children and we all learned alot. My kids got a kick out of learning how money is printed and seeing one million dollars up close and personal....not to mention the billions we saw being printed and cut. Overall wed do...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Derrick C
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place seems super top secret, you cant take photos inside and you need to be shuttled to the actual building away from the main road. There is so much to see and read, the highlights were the introduction movie and walking through the production...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank sandy_v5
Reviewed 4 days ago

Free tour of one of two places in the U.S. where they make our money. Be sure to watch the intro movie before the tour as it is most interesting and informative. It includes lots of unknown info. Self-guided tour w/ narration takes about 30...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed 4 days ago

3 adults were on our tour, it was so much fun. We were all pleased with the tour and the amount of detail provided on the recorded tour. Read the signs - no cell phones allowed.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank spawithlisab
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had no idea the process involved in printing our currency. We had a guided tour and it was most informative. Just wish they gave”to go bags” at the end!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Snipper1979
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We highly recommend including the Bureau of Engraving on your Dallas/Fort Worth trip. It is completely free (parking/admission) and a fascinating tour. A bonus on our visit were several engravers and craftsmen who were wonderful to speak to. It is a self-guided audio tour so...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm doing a trip around Texas and in Fort Worth this was a recommendation. It's free parking and admission. No phones or cameras allowed very secure. They have a gift shop as well.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank D_Vodka212
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with our 7, 8, and 9 year olds. They were interested, and learned a good bit. It was cool to see that much money. I think they said there was $5 billion in the building. Looking down on huge palates of money was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ronald M
Reviewed February 13, 2019

If you are in Dallas/FW area, this is a must go for you. Admission and parking are free. Prepare to spend about 2-3 hours looking at how US currency is prepared, printed, and stored. You will be amazed, even if you are not from the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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NeedaVacation71
January 26, 2019|
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Response from Marie F | Reviewed this property |
I brought my 8 and 9 year olds and they both enjoyed it quite a bit.
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farmgirl88
January 21, 2018|
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Response from Wendy B | Reviewed this property |
I thought they might have had something in the guardhouse where you go through the metal detector. Best bet is to call them: (866) 865-1194 This number is on the website too.
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Dana T
August 2, 2017|
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Response from dougfmftw | Reviewed this property |
We, and others that I noticed, left our cell phones in our car. We assumed that security was such here that we had nothing to worry about.
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