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Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Fort Worth
(4.7/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web)
See the entire paper money printing process from beginning to end at one of only two places in the country at Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Take a self-guided tour of two floors of interactive exhibits on the history and art of currency production. You'll see actual bills being made as you walk across an enclosed walkway suspended over the production floor. Watch the high-definition film on the process in the theater, or stop by the gift shop for souvenirs like dollar bill memorabilia or an uncut sheet of bills. Adults will need to bring an ID; the site recommends allowing 30 minutes to pass through security (although it rarely takes that long). To visit Bureau of Engraving and Printing and other attractions in Fort Worth, use our Fort Worth itinerary planner.
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  • Ever wondered what the process was for US currency printing? There are only two locations for printing currency in the US and one is in Ft Worth and the other in DC. The Ft Worth location offers free ...  more »
  • The video explaining the whole process was interesting and educational and helped you to understand what you were seeing during the self guided tour afterwards. The tour itself could probably be impro...  more »
  • At a minimum it is educational. Free is good! Learn the latest about those bill in you wallet or purse. Limited hours, so make sure it is open. Tours can be full, possible wait a bit. It is a Federal ...  more »
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  • My kids and I really enjoyed every part of the facility and tour. All the employees were informed and very friendly. We can't wait to go back.
  • Only 2 of these places in the united States. Definitely worth visiting. Audio guided tour available.
  • Interesting tour where they show you all the process how money is made, the tour is free and self guided, also have a little museum and gift shop.
  • i love how they make the money out of paper and the gift shop was so cool to
  • Very educational on how bills are made.