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Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Open Now: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Open today: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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Interesting and fun tour!

It was really interesting to see each step in how paper currency is made, with a view of workers... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ruston, Louisiana
Fun to learn about money

This was a very neat tour about how money is printed and made. You actually get to see the whole... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Niagara Falls, New York
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“paper money”(58 reviews)
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9000 Blue Mound Rd, Open Tues-Fri 8:30-5:30, Fort Worth, TX 76131-3304
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All reviews self guided tour paper money no cell phones free tour gift shop own pace dollar bills money making electronic devices production floor shredded money metal detector federal reserve interesting tour main facility entire process audio wand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
1  Thank Wojoclan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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
Thank 15108JoJo
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Friends had been here a long time ago when tours weren't 'self guided' and THEY liked the changed format. Film was good and worthwhile, displays were thoughtful and worth perusing. The gift store was quite pleasant, medium-pricey. I would recommend this tour to anyone who...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wanderlassie
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

I loved having the opportunity to visit here. Security is tight. No cell phones allowed in. Self guided tour with audio wand. Everything is free and the people are very nice and helpful. Separate entrance for visitors and then you take a short shuttle over...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank shannone1
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Watch the video and take the self-guided wand tour. Very cool to get to see the actual production floor. We loved waving to all the friendly employees. We have an all new appreciation for all the hard work that goes into making our currency. Bonus...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CraftTheTravel
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

We thought this was such a perfect and FREE way to spend a morning on our trip. The audio tour is self guided and allows you to go at your own pace. The museum area downstairs is so educational and taught us a lot about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MJH1017
Reviewed September 13, 2018

I went there with my older active adult group from the Y. I was very impressed, A really great tour for all ages

Date of experience: August 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