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United States Mint

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As close to the proverbial money-tree as you'll get. The U.S. Mint turns out 1.5 million coins per hour, and you can see how they do it.
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151 N Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1819
City Center East
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+1 215-408-0230
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to do this tour when had some free time and were in the neighborhood. We really enjoyed it! It's a self guided tour and it's free. They take you down a long hallway that's above the factory where you can look through windows....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kristeniler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I brought my kids and they loved it. They were able to see from start to finish how a coin is made. A lot of interactive screens.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank christinal528
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour was free and very informative. You get a chance to learn a lot about the way the process works with a great view of the working machinery. They don't allow photography so don't be surprised.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank grouse2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's pretty interesting and if you're looking for something to do for an hour or so it's a good time.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nikos T
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

The Mint was on our list of must do! The friends with me are numismatist s. I like money too but I don’t collect it. The tour is free but you still need tickets. We stopped on an afternoon and there were no tickets left...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 166darleneh
Reviewed October 8, 2018

The price is right! Free tour includes watching the actual process of making today's coins. Lots of great information shared along the tour.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 948paiger
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Take the kids or go alone. This is a very good lesson, up close and personal, in how our coins are minted. Learn the lengthy minting process then watch coins being made.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

This is actually the 4th Mint in Philadelphia's History. Entrance is free. We enjoyed viewing the actual manufacturing process of coins. No photography is allowed. They also make various medals at this mint that are quite interesting to see. I would recommend a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RickyLeeca
Reviewed September 27, 2018

It's a self-guided tour of the world's largest mint. Their primary mission is minting everyday pennies, nickels dimes and quarters, but they also do gold and silver and military medals. Although you get to see much of the production area, you do NOT get to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rick H
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed stopping here for a couple of hours. Reminded me of all the time that I spent with my dad looking at coins as a kid. Seeing where and how they are made was nice. Self-guided tour was good because you could take...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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familyof5556
July 11, 2018|
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Response from moseysmelody | Reviewed this property |
They just make coins. There is a place in DC that prints outs the paper money.
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katortellini
May 27, 2018|
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Response from cajunfun | Reviewed this property |
As I recall - NO photos are allowed at all!
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Hayley1607
July 30, 2017|
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Response from Gene H | Reviewed this property |
Hayley, it depends on how fascinated or interested you are in the minting process. It is a self guided tour so you set your own pace. It will depend on others in your party, especially small children will not be amused. A... More
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