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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
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+1 817-231-4000
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Tue - Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

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After visiting the Federal Reserve branch located in Atlanta last spring, we definitely wanted to go to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing when we were in the Fort Worth... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After visiting the Federal Reserve branch located in Atlanta last spring, we definitely wanted to go to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing when we were in the Fort Worth area. Leave your cell phone and other electronic devices (I assume with camera capabilities) in your car for security reasons. Your purse, etc. will go through the detector, and then... More 

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Azle, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Adults and children find this a very fascinating place to visit. We had a child and adults and no one came away with more information than they could imagine.

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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Is is such a privilege to tour this place. Actually watching money being printed is amazing. And the staff, from the security staff at the entrance to the gift shop staff and the professionals on the printing/production floor who waved at us as we walked around the catwalks, were all exceptionally friendly and welcoming. The educational displays were very nice... More 

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Rochester, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

Even though it's off the beaten path, very informative and educational. Took my 16 year old daughter - and now we are checking our currency to see if it was made there! We made the mistake of going at lunch time though, but we just took our time until they came back from their break so we could see them... More 

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Amherst, New Hampshire, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

My husband and I visited on the recommendation of my daughter who had visited with 2 boys ages 7 & 5. It is a self guided tour with a speaker system you carry with you. Very interesting...the technicians on the work floor below will occasionally look up and wave. No free samples, unfortunately! The rest of the building is informative... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing offers Americans a chance to experience a process they rarely get to see: printing of our nation's currency. Obviously the security is tight and visitors need to be aware that they will have to go through metal detectors and leave all electronic devices when they enter the facility. But the chance to see money... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Being from Australia it was very interesting to see how America currency is made. The history behind the process too was really interesting as well. Would go back again on my next trip to show my children.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016

We arrived around 3:45 on a Thursday. It was perfect timing as we were told at times there can be a wait. You have to leave your cell phones in the car(for obvious reasons). You have to go through a security scan and then take a shuttle to the main building. It is a self guided tour. My teens and... More 

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Jackson Heights, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

A well worth it way to learn about U.S. currency at your own pace. I would highly recommend it on any hot, humid, sunny, or rainy day. Best of all, the entire tour is free of charge. Understandably, no cell phone is allowed. I would certainly want to revisit it if I am ever in Ft. Worth again.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

This is a self-guided tour, for which they supply a device where you punch in a number at each station and receive facts about what is going on there. Overall it's a pretty decent tour, but I wish there was someone at the end to ask additional questions. Also, the gift shop was seriously over priced.

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