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Federal Reserve Bank of New York

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44 Maiden Lane, New York City, NY 10045
+1 212-720-6130
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You can tour the trading rooms, the museum and the Fed's vault, which holds 900 tons of gold.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“gold vault” (36 reviews)
“gold bars” (24 reviews)
“free tour” (17 reviews)
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44 Maiden Lane, New York City, NY 10045
Financial District
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

- Hard to nab tickets for this tour, but it's definitely worth it! Very informative + you get to view the gold bars in the vault in the basement + you get a little souvenir at the end (a bag of shredded cash)! - Tickets,...More

Thank jktweed
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took about hour to tour we wore headphones so the tour guide was very easy to hear lot of info about banks best part was going 80 feet underground to gold vault no phones are allowed out anytime during your time inside bank must book...More

Thank Delifa
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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

If you want to visit this tour ensure you check on their website around 30 days before you wish to go as they only release 40 tickets a 1pm tour and 2pm tour. We arrived around 10 minutes before our time and had to go...More

Thank gradan94
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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Visiting The Federal Reserve for the Gold Vault & Museum Tour was a highlight of our recent trip to NYC, In a city where everything is so expensive it’s a refreshing change to find something free, it’s also informative, amazing to see all of that...More

8  Thank CasaLemon
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Reviewed May 8, 2018

Gold vault tour is free, however you have to make reservation exactly 30 days in advance. It's doing to be fully booked after minute so be prepared. It's really worth visiting, even though you can see only one or two compartments of vault and you...More

Thank Krzysztof T
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Reviewed April 18, 2018

I strongly suggest taking the guided tour of the Federal Reserve. It is free and it permits to see all the visitable places of the bank.

1  Thank Mattia R
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

We loved this tour. It's interesting, free and amazing to see all those gold bars! Our guide was very good and there were interesting discussions about the history and role of the Federal Reserve.

Thank JAIAustralia
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Reviewed March 16, 2018

Great to see the inside of Federal Reserve Bank. You learn about the history and today. Book your free tour 30 days in advance at 9am, always fully booked. We had a nice and knowledgeable guide. The tour takes about an hour and ends with...More

Thank Nina V
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

The tour here was interesting. The only thing is to make sure you are on time for your tour because if you are late, they will not allow you to have another tour. It was nice to see where your money goes and learn how...More

2  Thank travelergirl96
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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Really worth an hour and a half of your holiday time. Take the FREE tour by booking 30 days before you go. You’ll need to calculate the exact time for booking as the tickets are released 30 days in advance at 09:00 hrs USA New...More

4  Thank rh2473
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Financial District
At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial
District is where New York City began as a center of
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skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view
of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis
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ayelet4trip
June 16, 2018|
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Response from rh2473 | Reviewed this property |
With respect I don’t work in the reserve. However if you actually read the website you’ll see that you should have booked 30 days in advance.
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Mdr92
May 30, 2018|
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I believe you can bring it in the building, however, I don’t think you keep it on the tour. After airport like security, you will be escorted to a room with hooks to drop it off while on tour. I left my umbrella and rain... More
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Rufflecat
April 11, 2018|
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Response from philipu2015 | Reviewed this property |
As I recall it was a rainy day when I visited, and after going through airport like security, there was a coat rack with hooks where I left my umbrella and coat. It was in a room with an attendant. You could leave your bags... More
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