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Admission and Tickets

Join us on a tour to see how billions of dollars are printed! Tours are free of charge to all visitors. The tour experience begins with an introductory film and continues with a real-time guided experience exploring currency production from an enclosed walkway suspended above the production floor.

Tours are approximately 45 minutes. Admission is free.

Open Monday through Friday. Closed on federal holidays and BEP’s Year-end Shutdown which occurs from December 22, 2023 through January 1, 2024.

We look forward to showcasing the skilled craftsmanship of BEP’s currency experts.

Tour Times and Ticket Distribution
A limited number of tours are available Monday through Friday at the following times: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m.

Please check back with BEP.gov for tour times updates.

Tickets are required to take tours.

Ticket Distribution 
Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis at 8 a.m. at the Tour and Visitor Center entrance on 14th Street. There is a limit of four tickets per person.

Group Reservations
Due to the limited tour schedule, we are currently not reserving group tours. Tickets are on a first-come, first-serve basis. We look forward to reserving group tours soon.

Congressional Constituents Reservations
The BEP grants a limited number of congressional tours reserved through the office of your U.S. Senator or Representative.  Congressional tours are free, reserved on a first-come, first-served basis, and are offered Monday through Friday at 8:15 and 8:45 a.m.  

To request a congressional tour, contact the office of your U.S. Senator or Representative.

Note to Congressional Offices

  • Congressional staff may schedule tours for up to 10 constituents per member per calendar day.  Member offices may submit a maximum of five requests per day. 
  • Tours may be scheduled up to six months in advance of the requested date. 
  • To reserve a tour, complete the Congressional Tour Reservation Request Form and email it to TourScheduler@bep.gov.  This form is to be completed by congressional staff only with a Senate.gov or Mail.House.gov email address.