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Bureau of Engraving and Printing

300 14th St SW, 14th and C Streets, SW, Washington DC, DC 20228-0002
+1 202-874-4000
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Headquartered in D.C., this is where money is printed.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“ticket booth” (60 reviews)
“gift shop” (128 reviews)
“paper money” (36 reviews)
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300 14th St SW, 14th and C Streets, SW, Washington DC, DC 20228-0002
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+1 202-874-4000
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"ticket booth"
in 60 reviews
"gift shop"
in 128 reviews
"paper money"
in 36 reviews
"dollar bills"
in 32 reviews
"shredded money"
in 19 reviews
"tour guide"
in 74 reviews
"money making"
in 17 reviews
"uncut bills"
in 16 reviews
"holocaust museum"
in 52 reviews
"entire process"
in 10 reviews
"short video"
in 23 reviews
"quick tour"
in 21 reviews
"cool tour"
in 8 reviews
"free tickets"
in 29 reviews
"minute tour"
in 17 reviews
"tour starts"
in 18 reviews
"no photography"
in 9 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was an ok tour when we got on it. It seems very strange that you have to get tickets from one side of the building and then quee the other side to get in. The tour was a bit disappointing. You don't see any...More

Thank Brian R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Get your passes early from your reps. Dont bother gettting there. The wait was shourt. The entrance is on the side where there is a decline. You can only take pics in the lobby. The tour was informative and fun. The workers there actually make...More

1  Thank apatriot73
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting tour, but definitely recommended booking it in advance (early) through your State Senator's office. We didn't have to wait for tickets & got an early tour time (8:15). Plus our tour group was about half the size of the "public" groups.

Thank Becky Z
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with family, ages 7 and up. Everyone enjoyed it was very interesting to learn about the money. No photos allowed. Tickets - we had a large group and I went early (8am) to get tickets. I was about 25th in Line but it was...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get in line early to get your ticket for the day they run out fast. Very good tour with lots of info.

Thank Charity N
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I read on their website that the ticket booth opened at 8:00 and it was best to get there early and pick up tickets. They are free. We went in July and it was advised to get there early as tickets can easily be given...More

1  Thank asnow815
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favorite things we did in D.C. It was really informative. It was not crowded at all. The tour groups are small. Before you go look up the address online of where to pick up tickets, it is on the other side of...More

Thank Angela269
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Getting tickets in advance was easy. I contacted my local representative and they gave me a form to fill out. Everything was taken care of through email. It is free. 4 of our party of 12 were running late and the staff/security were super nice...More

1  Thank zozo1967
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

This was such a cool place to visit. We were always curious about how our money was printed. You will need a ticket for this museum. Admission is free. The building is surprisingly in need of some repairs. We saw the broken windows taped with...More

Thank josephine1996
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is a fast tour but so good to see. Our teens loved it. Our tour guide was good and informational. Be sure to visit the gift shop to get your money-themed souvenirs! We didn't plan to visit, but we picked up tickets before entering...More

1  Thank CanadianTexan99
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Albert F
5 June 2018|
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Response from Ken C | Reviewed this property |
I just checked this so sorry for the late reply Albert. They are usually pretty good about working with you at the bureau of engraving but maybe two adults should go pick up tix. Go half hour early in the am as the line does... More
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Jesal S
11 April 2018|
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Response from Connie H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, non-US citizens are allowed in - they do not ask for any sort of ID, you just have to put bags through an x-ray belt and walk through a metal detector (like at the airport). The Bureau is not open on weekends or... More
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