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Bureau of Engraving and Printing

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They print most of our money

I had no idea this was in the area but jumped at the chance to visit when we learned about it. Got... read more

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Michael W
Lyons, Oregon
Great tour

The self guided tour was perfect. Very interesting facility and extremely nice staff. The movie is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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All reviews self guided tour paper money free tour no cell phones gift shop own pace dollar bills production floor money making electronic devices shredded money metal detector federal reserve interesting tour main facility entire process audio wand
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Reviewed yesterday

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
Thank Michael W
Reviewed 6 days 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed December 9, 2018

It was really interesting to see each step in how paper currency is made, with a view of workers completing each task right there below us. All the employees there were knowledgeable, helpful, and friendly. The tour is self-guided and the audio at each "stop"...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DerekfromAtlanta
Reviewed November 18, 2018

This was a very neat tour about how money is printed and made. You actually get to see the whole process and see the workers doing the work. Some of the areas were not in use the day we went so it would of been...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Found this on Google but didn't expect such an interesting tour. There is a museum on 2 floors where you can learn everything about how dollar bills are made and about their history. But the most interesting part is the tour on which you can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank muhkuh77
Reviewed November 15, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amanda W
Reviewed November 6, 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
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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.
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