Welcome back to the Money Museum!

The Kansas City Money Museum is now open- Reserve your free tickets now and learn about our new guidelines for your visit

Money Museum

Welcome to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Money Museum; a billion-dollar experience! See how the Bank processes millions of dollars in currency each day, lift a real gold bar, view the historic Harry S. Truman coin collection and enjoy fun, interactive exhibits while learning about the U.S. economy. Explore a variety of digital exhibits and activities here on our website.


The Money Museum is open. Reserve your free tickets now.

Open: Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Closed: Daily from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., weekends and Bank holidays

Holiday Closures

  • November 16-17
  • November 24 at 12:00 pm
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • New Year's Eve at 12:00 p.m.

Location: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198

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External LinkWatch a Video About What to Expect for Your Visit

Tickets

Pre-reserved tickets are required to enter the Museum. External LinkReserve your tickets here.

Daily tickets are available for the morning, running 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or the afternoon, which runs 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Visitors must arrive at least 30 minutes before the end of their reservation.

What to expect

  • Airport-style security screening
  • Face masks are required for those 2 years and older. Free masks are available upon request.
  • Social distancing is required.
  • The Vault Store and Quarter Machine are permanently closed.
  • Guided tours are temporarily unavailable. Visitors are encouraged to download our free External LinkMoney Museum app here for a variety of self-guided adult and kid-friendly tours.
  • Bags of shredded money will be provided 1 per-person as a free souvenir.

Visit our FAQ page to learn more about our COVID-19 procedures and policies.

Visit our Museum Policies page to learn more about general policies for visiting the Museum.

Parking

The Money Museum is located in the Crown Center District and is walking distance from the National WWI Museum and Memorial and Union Station. Money Museum guests can park for free in the visitor lot located off of Wyandotte, on the west side of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City building.

Please be prepared for delays due to construction on Main and other surrounding streets.

Accessible for all guests

We strive to offer the best experience for all our guests. View the Money Museum Accessibility Guide to view information about parking, entrance, screening, etc. For questions about any of our accessibility services, contact us at 816-881-2683 or KCMoneyMuseum@kc.frb.org

Questions

Contact the Money Museum staff at 816-881-2683 or email: KCMoneyMuseum@kc.frb.org

What to Bring

Valid photo I.D.

Required for guests 18+ U.S. residents: State issued ID or passport International guests: Valid passport

Camera

We love to see guests taking photos in our museum! But please...no photos of our security equipment, personnel or Cash operations.

NO WEAPONS

Weapons, including pocketknives and pepper spray, are not allowed in the museum. X-ray screening and metal detection are required.

Exhibits

VIRTUAL EXHIBIT: Adventure Capital- A Journey Across the Globe in Currency

Explore the history, culture, and landscapes of countries around the world through their currency.

VIRTUAL EXHIBIT: Let Us Put Our Money Together-The Founding of America's First Black Banks

Explore the history and legacy of the first Black owned and operated banks in America.

LIVE EXHIBIT: The Harry S. Truman Coin Collection

Learn about the history of the Harry S. Truman Coin Collection, Truman's time at the Fed, and the rarest coin in the collection.

LIVE EXHIBIT: The Gold Bar

Learn about the one and only gold bar housed at the Kansas City Federal Reserve on display in the Money Museum.

LIVE EXHIBIT: The History of Inflation

Learn about how inflation has increased the price of goods over time in this interactive exhibit.

LIVE EXHIBIT: To Splurge or Save

Decide if you should splurge or save your money with this interactive personal finance exhibit.

Feature Exhibit

No Turning Back: The Growth of Black Women Entrepreneurs

Dawn Rattan, Everfit

The current in-person, temporary exhibit, No Turning Back: The Growth of Black Women Entrepreneurs, combines personal testimony and nation-wide research on Black women entrepreneurs. Learn about the determination of Black women small business owners to create opportunities for themselves and their communities to grow.

Find out more by reading the full report from Community Development and watch interviews with several Kansas City Black women entrepreneurs. Bring lessons on entrepreneurship to your classroom through the Entrepreneurship Video Series.


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