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Bureau of Engraving and Printing

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Great place to take a tour

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
BardT3
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Fort Worth, Texas
Very interesting tour of the process of how our paper money is made in the US.

Free entry and audio tour of the second floor, which overlooks the entire printing process of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bythesummersun
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank bythesummersun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank mtu_huskies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my third time here and I’m still impressed. It’s a free tour. Leave your phones and other electronics in your car because you can’t bring them in. You watch a brief film and then do an audio tour of the facility where you...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed touring the facility. There were 2 very well-done exhibits: one on the history of US currency and the second on the printing process. The 15-minute movie was a good intro leading into the factory tour. It is absolutely amazing to see millions...More

1  Thank Marie F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Everyone should take a tour of the Bureau. It is very interesting to learn about where and how we get our printed money.

Thank nrsell
Reviewed August 13, 2018

We were very pleased with the experience and the tour! We learned a ton about money and how it is printed and the printing process in general. The fact that it is free is wonderful. Make sure to leave your cell phone and other electronic...More

Thank BigHilda
Reviewed August 3, 2018

It was a learning experience. Good to understand the history and the processes involved in the currency printing in the US. No eletronic devices are allowed. The visit is free and takes about 2-3 hours

Thank bobgeo1979
Reviewed July 31, 2018

You will be sent back out to your car to leave any phones, cameras, tablets, etc. Watch the movie before the tour to help give some background and kill some time. It is interesting watching the people work, but the information given through the handheld...More

1  Thank aahamfam
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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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