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Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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If you are in Dallas/FW area, this is a must go for you. Admission and parking are free. Prepare to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Richmond, Canada
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The parking is free, the admission is free and the video that you first watch is highly recommend... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Upland, California
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“paper money”(59 reviews)
“no cell phones”(33 reviews)
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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 production floor money making electronic devices shredded money metal detector federal reserve main facility entire process audio wand secure facility
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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
1  Thank RedwoodAlpha
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The parking is free, the admission is free and the video that you first watch is highly recommend. There’s a gift shop in there where you can purchase all sorts of items and unused uncut sheets of money. This self guided tour was much better...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 990abbym
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was pretty cool to go through there and see how our money is printed. The gift shop prices are kinda high though!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Shawn R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Touring the facility is interesting and educational. You have a front row seat to how our currency is made. Definately worth a visit!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank char1scott
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bureau where most of the US money is print was highly on our bucket list to visit in FW. After the fab historic stockyards area, we drove a while to visit it. We were so disappointed finding it closed for the entire last week...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank B1714D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had no idea this was in the area but jumped at the chance to visit when we learned about it. Got to see all that's involved in the printing of US Currency from the self guided walking tour of the facility. Its on an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The self guided tour was perfect. Very interesting facility and extremely nice staff. The movie is worth it so try to fit that in.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 880adamr
Reviewed January 11, 2019

The tour was free. No reservations needed. No electronics allowed (e.g. cell phone, Apple watch, etc.); leave them in your vehicle. There was an informational movie, self-guided tour with audio wands, and two floors of informative and interactive displays. We were there nearly three hours...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rrhanson
Reviewed January 4, 2019

Another wonderful FREE tour in Ft Worth! Tip: leave cell phone and/or smart devices including watch in the car. They do not allow them inside. No worries, plenty of security in parking lot!! This is a self guided tour via raised walkway above the production...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 4familytravelers66
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

This is an awesome tour. You can see where paper money is made and learn interesting facts about our currency. Cell phones and cameras are not allowed so plan accordingly

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Julie S
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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.
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.
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.