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Bureau of Engraving and Printing

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Show Me The Money!

What a unique tour. And a great learning opportunity. This tour is free and the facility is great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
15108JoJo
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Well Worth The Out-of-the-Way Location

Friends had been here a long time ago when tours weren't 'self guided' and THEY liked the changed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wanderlassie
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Tampa, Florida
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9000 Blue Mound Rd, Open Tues-Fri 8:30-5:30, Fort Worth, TX 76131-3304
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When you arrive you will go through a security check point where you will be reminded that all smart electronics need to stay in the vehicle. Officers were extremely welcoming and the security presence is high but doesn't make you uncomfortable. Next you take a...More

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a unique tour. And a great learning opportunity. This tour is free and the facility is great. The self guided tour (with headsets) takes through the entire process of printing money. There is a short film and interactive displays as well. Everyone was very...More

Thank 15108JoJo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friends had been here a long time ago when tours weren't 'self guided' and THEY liked the changed format. Film was good and worthwhile, displays were thoughtful and worth perusing. The gift store was quite pleasant, medium-pricey. I would recommend this tour to anyone who...More

Thank Wanderlassie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved having the opportunity to visit here. Security is tight. No cell phones allowed in. Self guided tour with audio wand. Everything is free and the people are very nice and helpful. Separate entrance for visitors and then you take a short shuttle over...More

1  Thank shannone1
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Watch the video and take the self-guided wand tour. Very cool to get to see the actual production floor. We loved waving to all the friendly employees. We have an all new appreciation for all the hard work that goes into making our currency. Bonus...More

Thank CraftTheTravel
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

We thought this was such a perfect and FREE way to spend a morning on our trip. The audio tour is self guided and allows you to go at your own pace. The museum area downstairs is so educational and taught us a lot about...More

Thank MJH1017
Reviewed September 13, 2018

I went there with my older active adult group from the Y. I was very impressed, A really great tour for all ages

Thank BardT3
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Free entry and audio tour of the second floor, which overlooks the entire printing process of the greenback. First floor is self-guided and includes vignettes from the staff, who take great pride in their part of the process. Staff is friendly and informative. While you...More

1  Thank bythesummersun
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

This place is free which is awesome. It has its own free parking. It is educational for the entire family. A great way to find out what all goes into making currency. No cameras, cell phones or electronic devices are allow inside the building (for...More

1  Thank B C
Reviewed August 23, 2018

We toured here one afternoon. My family with young kids learned a lot and it was eye opening to see everything that went into making the money. Security is tight, but friendly and the audio tour was educational

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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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Dana T
August 2, 2017|
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
The main entry building has metal detectors and they will make you return your phone or any recording devices to your vehicle. They do have lockers, but I don't recall if there was a cost. The parking lot has several... More
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