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Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

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Neighborhood: Midtown
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Address: 1000 Peachtree Street N.E., Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone Number:
4044987874
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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The museum features a display on the history of money; interactive,...

The museum features a display on the history of money; interactive, multimedia exhibits explaining the Federal Reserve's role in the economy; and a view of the bank's automated vault and cash processing areas. In addition, most group tours include a stop in the bank's boardroom. A tour of the museum provides in-depth lessons on the role of the Federal Reserve in the U.S. economy. Then, you can take a look inside our cash-processing operations, where millions of dollars are counted, sorted, or shredded daily. You'll also get a glimpse into the bank's automated vault and see the robotic transports that do the heavy lifting.

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The bank is pretty easy to get to with Google. You are not allowed any cameras iPads or electronic devices in the bank. They do have a free locker to put them in and you keep the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Morrisville, Missouri
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Morrisville, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The bank is pretty easy to get to with Google. You are not allowed any cameras iPads or electronic devices in the bank. They do have a free locker to put them in and you keep the key. When you are finished with the self guided tour, you can retrieve them. It starts with the very first bartering all the... More 

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United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Museum is a very interesting and has a display of American Currency as well as examples of older versions of currency from around the world. The displays and videos explain how the Fed works as well as eemonstrstes how they move and store currency. You even get to pick up over a half million dollars in gold via a... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2017

The free tour of the museum here is worth it if you have an extra hour or so. Lots of interesting info on how our monetary system works and how the fed developed.

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Livermore, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2017

Just what you would expect from a Federal Building. Big, expensive, and not open???? I liked the Fed in Denver and wanted to compare.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

I really enjoyed this self tour and it is free. It was amazing how the old bills get destroyed. This will be a great tour to take your family. There are some interactive exhibits. You also get a chance to lift a solid gold block and try to identify a counterfeit bill.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Very neat and cool place to visit. The tour is free and seeing the vault is amazing. I've never seen so much money in my life.

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Hoover, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

Enjoyed a great visit to the Federal Reserve Bank in Atlanta today. The museum is a very educational, interactive and fun. We enjoyed seeing a real gold brick (worth over a half million dollars) as well as the robots moving money around. Note - no pictures are allowed in the museum or on the tour of the facility. They do... More 

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Coastal Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

This was much better than the CNN tour and it was FREE. I'm kind of a nerd and i knew I'd love this but my 9 and 12 year old were agog at being able to SEE the Federal reserve bank printing and shredding millions of dollars, the robot transports carrying millions- the uncut dollar sheets- the half million dollar... More 

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

The Federal Reserve museum in downtown Atlanta was very interesting. It does not take long to go through it. You are not able to take any cameras or your cell phone. We found that out the hard way. You were able to see and lift a real gold bar. Also stand next to millions of dollars and look into the... More 

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Englewood, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

This was a cool place to see...one the building made of marble. Great museum then to see 2.35 million dollars of $5 bills sitting in front of you. wow

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