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Bureau of Engraving and Printing

300 14th St SW, 14th and C Streets, SW, Washington DC, DC 20228-0002
+1 202-874-4000
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Headquartered in D.C., this is where money is printed.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“ticket booth” (58 reviews)
“gift shop” (124 reviews)
“paper money” (33 reviews)
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300 14th St SW, 14th and C Streets, SW, Washington DC, DC 20228-0002
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in town from New Orleans with my family visiting Washington DC over Thanksgiving. We set up our tour through our congressman as u need to do with the White House and the capital. I would recommend doing that if you can. When we...More

Thank Csat-NOLA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to visit for all ages. Almost everybody handles money daily and this is one of the few places where it is made. The process is not that difficult but it is interesting to see the steps involved. Few of us...More

Thank Nyrken
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a previously unsuccessful attempt to visit a while back, we made it this time. After the inevitable security screening, there is a short video that describes the process and then a guide takes you through the various steps mentioned in the video. It's really...More

Thank WorkingMyBucketList
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This is one of the less hectic places in DC when visiting, at least in October. Booked a tour through my Congressional Representative, however sometimes tours are available if they aren't busy. Best to go early in the morning. No photos on the tour itself....More

Thank DM_1278
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Your watch a video first. Then you take a catwalk tour of the building and see money being made from start to finish, there are actual workers making money as you tour. After there is a gift shop. My tour guide was very knowledgeable.

Thank jess290718
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Many people think that money is made at The Mint, but that is for coins. This is the place where they print "paper" money - it is actually linen and cotton, did you know that? You will get an introduction to the history of currency...More

1  Thank Rob G
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This was one of our kids favorite stops while vacationing in DC. We requested tickets through our representative but since we were visiting in October we were told we didn't need them. October starts the slow season. We arrived about 9:00am and there was a...More

Thank ammomof3
Reviewed 24 October 2017

This is a fun and educational tour. You get to see how money is printed and learn how money is made to reduce counterfeiting. Go early to avoid lines. There is a gift shop where you can buy--money. I've been coming to Washington since 1968,...More

1  Thank Brimsmith
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We got tickets from our Senator. (Go to your Senator or Representative's web site to get tickets to many major attractions.) If you don't have advanced tickets, get there early in the morning to get on the tour. It is a guided tour, maybe 30-40...More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 22 October 2017

If you find your visit to DC too jam packed, this may be one of the activities you could handily do without. While interesting, the tour was just not as historically significant as many of the other options.

1  Thank Roadtripsters2015
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PEPPERPOTS99
27 August 2017|
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Response from kristin376 | Reviewed this property |
We pre-booked through our state senator's office. I would recommend booking ahead of time for any tour in D.C. Check the website.
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worldatmyfeet128
22 July 2017|
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Response from nab800 | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is a separate entrance. You might call ahead and get the name of the street to enter.
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Brianna R
14 January 2017|
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Response from ppt4 | Reviewed this property |
It's mostly a guided tour for about 25 minutes so one hour should be enough. There are a few displays in the ending area.
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