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Address: 10 Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1521
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09:30 - 16:30
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There is a lot of history in the small museum. If you like money there is a variety of old coins and paper money. It is free and they give you $100 in shredded money.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Memphis, Indiana
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Memphis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a lot of history in the small museum. If you like money there is a variety of old coins and paper money. It is free and they give you $100 in shredded money.

Thank CrissyK3554
Saratoga Springs, New York
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93 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

There is an area of the lobby set aside with interactive exhibits. You do get a bag of shredded money which is fun. If you are interested in banking and how the government influences the banks, this is a good experience. I think kids would have to be at least teens to get the most out of it. It is... More 

Thank Mark T
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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113 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

By all accounts, the Philly Fed is an august institution that together with 12 other Federal Reserve Banks manages macroeconomic elements of our every-day economy in the name of America’s financial stability. The Fed’s Money in Motion Exhibit is very detailed and explains all. For example, did you know that a $1 note is in circulation less than 5 years?... More 

Thank Elisabeth B
Pearl City, Hawaii
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147 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Interesting exhibits of money and has interactive trivia/quiz game. Some of the interesting exhibits include colonial currency, very large denomination US bills, and a stack of more than &1 million in $5 dollar bills.

Thank Joe P
Liverpool, New York
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150 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Free shredded money as you go into the exhibit in the lobby. Very informative and interesting display. Some interactive parts to keep the kids interested.

Thank steve f
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37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Give it a visit if you are in the area. Very informative, free and you get a free bag of shredded money. Definitely go not just because of the free gift but because it's really interesting.

1 Thank Ashley S
San Diego
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20 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Walking distance to the Mint. If you want to stop at the Mint, bring your Photo ID for entry. The Fed Exhibit was well worth the stop and free as well. (Well we all pay for it of course!).

Thank Julie R
Norridge, Illinois
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36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a tour in the first floor lobby of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. You will learn so much about what bankers look for before approving mortgages, etc. We toured on Friday when the tour is free. This is good for children as well as families. You move at your own pace from one display to another. Before... More 

1 Thank patshea2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We had kids age 5-13 the tour brings you through the production process. It is pretty amazing to see. It is a quick tour out of the sun or rain. The store at the end is fun to see. The kids enjoyed it and so did the adults.

Thank Lkdf
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64 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

You stay in the lobby for this short tour. The highlight is a tube full of shredded money, as well as a mocked box of how they ship money from location to location. You are also given a bag of shredded money with roughly $100 within.

Thank Jrd P

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