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“For those who like money”

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 don't give out free samples. There is a machine that will take a quarter and replace it with a new commemorative state quarter. Since we have an interest in economics and history, it was enjoyable.

Thank beachkiki
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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 long to pay back a loan if this much interest, this is monthly payment, and how much total would you end up paying etc) as well as games on money etc. it's free and total you can finish in 5 min (if you just want the money) or up to 45 minutes (if play a bunch of games) as it's all self - guided.

Thank 1020bluestem
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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
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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
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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 quick and free, so why not? It is a nice accompanyment to the mint tour, but the mint tour is significantly more interesting.

Thank Mark T
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