Fort Worth, Texas: Come Watch the Money Being Made!

Spend time in the visitor center and take a self-guided tour of the only place outside of Washington, DC, that prints U.S. money.
9000 Blue Mound Rd, Fort Worth, TX
North of the city. I-35W exit 60 onto US 287, then an immediate exit onto Harmon Rd. Turn south onto Harmon, drive until it ends, then turn right onto Blue Mound Rd. The Facility will be on the right. Allow 30 minutes to clear security.
Tu-F 8:30-5:30; last tour at 4:30. (Call to verify)
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U.S. Dept of Engraving and Printing

The Western Currency Facility tour is the place to learn about U.S. currency. Visitors can see billions of dollars printed from an enclosed walkway, which is suspended above the production floor! Two floors of interactive exhibits and displays showcase currency history and the intricate art of currency manufacturing. The self-guided tour includes a high-definition theater film and a gift shop. Reservations are not required. The tour takes about 45 minutes along the quarter-mile elevated walkway, but visitors should allow an extra 30 minutes at the start to clear security.

[Evans, 07/29/2014]
Come Watch the Money Being Made!

According to a story in PR Week, government officials have unveiled the new $50 dollar bill, as well a new visitors center at the facility where it will first be printed. This is part of the ongoing $55mm public relations campaign to introduce the country's new currency.... [05/17/2004] Complete News Story

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