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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...more
While visiting Atlanta we took a trip to visit the Federal Reserve Bank, learned a great deal about the federal reserve and saw the history of the bank and how money is processed. Well worth the trip and no cost.
What a great field trip! After reading reviews I thought we’d probably stay a half hour but wound up staying much longer. Staff is friendly and informative. Exhibits are interactive and interesting. If you are interested in seeing the cash-sorting and shredding process, don’t go...More
The bank was within walking distance to our hotel so we decided to check it out one day before we walked back to the hotel. We were so glad we did! Its small but has some interactive exhibits which are great for kids. Plus, you...More
You can just walk in from the street showing your drivers license and passing through a metal detector. It's free. No special badge required. It's actually very interesting. The main exhibit is the history of money. Very well done!!!. From behind glass windows you can...More
This was a nice visit with a lot of info in a very small area. THey give you free shredded money. Check in requires metal detector, you lock up all your belongings in a free locker and to provide ID. Allow about an hour. No...More
You can just walk up to the main door, which looks a bit intimidating, but just walk in, the won't shoot (but could). The museum has a lot of stuff to read and a short movie and some interactive stuff (some of which was too...More
My son is always interested in old coins and bills so the Monetary Museum was the perfect place for him to visit. I guess the 1/2 penny displayed here is the 3rd one he has seen (the others in a DC Smithsonian museum).
A great way to learn about something that many people "know about," but don't actually understand! It did seem a little dated in presentation/exhibits etc, but I think that's just the nature of the content. Nice and interactive, so younger kiddos can get some enjoyment....More
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Yes. There are machines that count the $ under human supervision and robots that take the money into the vaults (no access). I would call first to make sure they are receiving visitors or go on their web site. Holidays can... More
Yes. There are machines that count the $ under human supervision and robots that take the money into the vaults (no access). I would call first to make sure they are receiving visitors or go on their web site. Holidays can change regular schedules.