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The Money Museum

1 Memorial Dr, Kansas City, MO 64108-4604
+1 816-881-2683
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A nice, educational museum.

We visited Kansas City with our 4 yr old and 1 yr old sons. This was one of our stops, but the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
designinnikki
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Hillsboro, Missouri
$40 millions

The museum is inside the Federal Reserve Bank. It’s small yet eye opening. I’ve never seen that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
maymay w
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Columbus, Ohio
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:00
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1 Memorial Dr, Kansas City, MO 64108-4604
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Kansas City with our 4 yr old and 1 yr old sons. This was one of our stops, but the kids weren't all that impressed. It was a neat place if we had time to read everything more. But, it wasn't too kid-friendly....More

1  Thank designinnikki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is inside the Federal Reserve Bank. It’s small yet eye opening. I’ve never seen that much cash and that big piece of gold brick in person before. It’s interesting to observe staff putting money into machines that scan for counterfeits and sort out...More

1  Thank maymay w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I knew the Federal Reserve was there, but I didn't know about the Money Museum until I was heading to a nearby museum. The Money Museum is an interesting stop. The coin collection dating from the Washington era and through now is amazing, coins I...More

1  Thank jra3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The most interesting part of the free Money Museum is the cash vault where one can see Federal Reserve employees handling millions of dollars of cash. There are also some educational exhibits about the Federal Reserve, as well as small collections of coins and banknotes.

Thank EugeC
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It took us about an hour to tour this compact museum inside the Kansas City Federal Bank. Be aware the security people will scan your driver license prior to admission. My favorite exhibit was the coin display of currency in circulation during each president's time...More

Thank msray53
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I am glad I went to this museum. The tour guide was very knowledgeable. You get a chance to design your own money and watch them move the money from the vault to the men who then count it through the machines. What was nice...More

2  Thank patriciagN839PF
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Very interesting and has hands on learning activities for kids and adults regarding the Federal Reserve's purpose, mission, and activities/charter. Harry Truman's coin collection from the beginning of US minting on permanent display. Money is not printed here, so don't be disappointed if you want...More

1  Thank hansenjenc
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Small museum that is self-guided, except at 10:00, 10:30, and 2:00, when a volunteer employee provides a tour for those interested. Definitely recommend the tour. You learn about Harry Truman's stolen and recreated coin collection, different aspects of the paper money processing at the Kansas...More

1  Thank Donna S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

It was interesting to see all of the different exhibits presented, but don't revolve your day around this. If you complete a survey afterwards, you can get buy one get one tickets for the Liberty Memorial WW1 museum, which is what I recommend.

Thank SamanthaA001
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Where can you find a free museum that also provides a free gift? The coin display was really neat and there are lots of interactive exhibits for all ages. And you can watch employees shredding old bills. The coin display didn't have a lot of...More

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Chas A
19 June 2017|
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Response from Tony C | Reviewed this property |
There is no guided tour. You can complete the self-guided tour in an hour or less.
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Elizabeth K
14 March 2017|
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Response from Abby A | Property representative |
You do not. Walk-in guests are welcome anytime Monday through Friday, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Thanks!
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