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Inside the Economy Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank

411 Locust St, Saint Louis, MO 63102
+1 314-444-7309
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Didn't have a lot of time, but could easily get through it in less than an hour. Where else can you... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
Small but informative

Once you get past the security check (and the serious guards), the museum staff is helpful... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2016
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The economy. We hear about it every day, but how much do we actually know about it? The award-winning Inside the Economy(R) Museum inside the historic Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis will immerse you in a one-of-a-kind experience that explains the economy, and your role in it, in a fun and interactive way. Engage in a hands-on journey through nearly 100 exhibits that are brought to life through interactive displays, games, sculptures and videos.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
411 Locust St, Saint Louis, MO 63102
+1 314-444-7309
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

Didn't have a lot of time, but could easily get through it in less than an hour. Where else can you get your picture taken with a million dollar cube?

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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Once you get past the security check (and the serious guards), the museum staff is helpful, friendly, and knowledgeable. The exhibits are well-maintained and many of them are interactive. Our whole family found something to enjoy at the museum. Bonus is getting a little bag...More

Thank flowerpaperweight
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I spent 2 hours reading and experiencing the Federal Reserve Museum. It was very informative. Every decision we make has an influence on the economy. Watching the video on what becomes of the money we circulate. Playing the market and selling a product for maximum...More

1  Thank MsAllFiftyStates
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Great free museum in the heart of downtown St. Louis. Fun for all ages and a great way to learn about the economy and the products of the region. Staff were friendly and helpful. I really liked the original teller windows in the entry. Also...More

1  Thank Kayla B
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Easy to find from the Metro-east, 8 y/o and almost 13 y/o nephews as well my mid-30's daughter and myself (almost 58) got really involved in the interactive finance and economy situations in the museum displays. We loved the maps at the conclusion where visitors...More

3  Thank Vicky B
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The St. Louis Federal Reserve put together one of the most interactive, high-tech exhibits I've been to. Inside the Economy can teach anybody about the basics of how our economy works and role of the Federal Reserve.

2  Thank Julie M
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We didn't have any kids with us so can't comment on the interactive displays throughout the museum. Really came here for the quick (30 mins) tour, explanation of the processes, and ability to see inside the money counting room. Good place to stop for a...More

2  Thank eatonl
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Visited with my 14 year old and 11 year old. Interactive exhibits allowed them to better understand the power of money and specifically the dynamics to save vs. spend. The kids were impressed with the giant glass cube filled with $1M one dollar bills! Probably...More

2  Thank FlowCharter
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

I went here with a group that was learning about the St. Louis and Missouri economy. We received a special presentation from an economist and then looked through the museum. This is free to the public and they have some interesting displays. At the end...More

3  Thank Kemper07
Reviewed 27 May 2016

The displays at this museum seem to be geared toward school age children, but they are informative and so well done that my wife and I enjoyed them even without the kids. It took about half an hour to see the museum, and we got...More

3  Thank Bryce E
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Susan K
22 January 2017|
Response from Suzanne S |
Hi Susan We are open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Hope you can plan a visit! Regards, Suzanne