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Tour

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. We look forward to showcasing the skilled craftsmanship of our currency experts.

  • Admission is always free.
  • Tours are approximately 45 minutes in length.
  • Tours are limited to 40 visitors per tour.
  • Each adult can request up to 4 tour tickets.
  • The tour is closed on federal holidays and December 23, 2024, through January 1, 2025.
  • Tour times and ticket distribution location may vary.  Before your visit, please check back on BEP.gov for Tour and Visitor Center updates.

Tour Times

  • Tours run Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., every 15 minutes. The last tour starts at 2 p.m.
  • May 28 through August 30, 2024 - Extended Tour Hours. The last tour starts at 4 p.m. 

Tour Ticket Distribution

  • Ticket are required to tour through August 30, 2024.
  • Starting at 8 a.m., tour tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at the ticket booth located on Raoul Wallenberg Place (15th Street, SW.)
  • Tickets are available in person only, for the same-day only. 

Note: Ticket lines form early and tickets go quickly during the popular visiting times such as spring break, around holidays, and the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

To reserve a tour for groups of more than 10, visit Group Reservations for details.