The Mint is a neat place to go. It is a self guided tour. There are elevators so it is accessible. There are bathrooms. I’m not sure why reviews say bring an ID, we weren’t asked for any. You can see the metal coils coins...More
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My husband really wanted to see this place. I truly was not as excited as he was, but I changed my mind after we entered into the hallway where one can observe making coins. Very interesting and way more work then I thought was involved...More
Although no photos allowedvand you view everything through glass from overhead galleries, this building is a must. The explanations of the machinery below and the pathways the coins take from one part of the plant to another are very good and informative. Statistic on production...More
Our 7 year old son just started coin collecting. We thought it would be good for him to see. It was just enough information. The information in the displays coupled with the view from above the production floor, it was a wonderful experience. We got...More
Not worth getting off the beaten path. Too much random walking, old exhibits, very little to see. It's really somehting which should be closed down.
Really great place and you can go at your own pace. Lots of interactive activities. Very interesting. We were lucky enough to be there when it was fairly empty so really enjoyed it!
There are only three places in the US you can see how coins are minted. This is an unique experience and highly recommended for everyone. Fascinating to see how much technology goes in behind minting coins. Visit early in the morning for best experience.
While visiting Philadelphia we stopped into the U.S. Mint. It was a Thursday afternoon and we got through their security screening pretty quick. It had been many years since I was last there, so it was fun to walk the long corridors and watch the...More
I went on Sunday of Labor Day weekend. Factory was not producing coins. That was disappointing. It was still cool to see facility. Plan to do a decent amount of walking down long hallway and back. A lot of reading. Staff at security and in...More
If you're nearby, highly recommend taking the tour of the Philadelphia U.S. Mint. It's free and well done. Great view from 2nd floor of mint operations. Reminder of security check point. Tour takes about 40 mins. Gift shop and restrooms at end.