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Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

10 Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1521
+1 877-766-8533
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Free and fascinating!

We were in Philadelphia for 5 days, and while walking around downtown on Saturday, we saw the... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Edwardsville, Illinois
Free and informative!

A short, self-guided exhibit. But informative and free (and out of the heat, and they have... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Forked River, New Jersey
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10 Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1521
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

We were in Philadelphia for 5 days, and while walking around downtown on Saturday, we saw the Federal Reserve Bank, with a sign to come in and see the Money in Motion exhibit. It was free, so I joked that maybe they'll give us free...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

A short, self-guided exhibit. But informative and free (and out of the heat, and they have bathrooms!) Nice look at the different currency and coinage from days gone by. Machine to get a commemorative state quarter was not working. Obviously there's security and metal detectors...More

Thank gostartraveler
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We ended up taking this tour by accident (we were headed to the mint which is a block away and saw the money exhibit banners and went inside) and were glad we stopped in! You have to go through security but it was quick and...More

Thank crawson1
Reviewed 15 June 2017

this is a great stop on the way to Constitution Center, US Mint, etc. It probably takes 30 minutes to go through the exhibit and interactive sessions. You get some shredded money as souvenir, admission is free. Great place to cool off from the summer...More

Thank likecomfort_10
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Currency is not made at this site. There is an exhibit on the first floor and this is the only place you are allowed to go. The exhibit was good. Free admission.

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 6 June 2017

You must go through security to get in the building. We were greeted and given a small bag of shredded money and a pamphlet regarding the exhibit. Nice memento! The exhibit is interactive and tests your knowledge of the American banking system. Pity that they...More

Thank beachkiki
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Almost as soon as you walk in, the staff gives you a bag of about $100 worth of shredded bills. Makes a great gift and souvenir. My kids really enjoyed (and so did adults) some of these exhibits on money. Like simulating bank payments (how...More

Thank 1020bluestem
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Good information and story of how the fed functions and it purpose. You can get a fresh quarter there (uncirculated condition intended for circulation) out of the machine. Free and worth going. Wish they had more unique things to buy.

Thank B138877
Reviewed 3 April 2017 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
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...More

Thank Mark T
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