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 welcomes you!


Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Last entry at 3:30 p.m.

Scheduled Closures:

Weekends and External LinkBank holidays.

June 12: opening at noon

Location: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198

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What to Expect:

The Money Museum is a free, walk-in and self-guided experience. Tickets are not required.

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

Pop-Up Tours:

Walk-in tours are back this summer starting May 30th.

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  • Free, 30 minute guided tour of the museum.
  • No preregistration required and tours cannot be reserved.


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:

Check out our Money Museum Accessibility Guide

We strive to offer the best experience for all our guests. Find information above about parking, entrance, screening, and additional resources.

For questions about any of our accessibility services, please contact us.

Contact Us:

Phone: 816-881-2683


What to Bring

Valid photo I.D.

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


We love to see guests taking photos in our museum! But photos of our security equipment, personnel or Cash operations.


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


VIRTUAL EXHIBIT: Triple Play-Negro Leagues Baseball Commemorative Coins

Explore this virtual version of the Triple Play exhibit and learn about the history and legacy of Negro Leagues Baseball.

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 and legacy of the Harry S. Truman Coin Collection.


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: Counterfeit Currency

Learn about the anti-counterfeit design features in modern currency through this interactive exhibit.

Into the Fold: U.S. Currency in Origami

Into the Fold: U.S. Currency Origami has returned to the Money Museum. This exhibit combines the art of paper folding with the unique designs of American currency and the geometry of Platonic Solids. Explore this unique collection and learn to fold your own currency origami when you visit.

New Education Resources

Economic Education

Teaching Economics with Baseball

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Early Forms of Money

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Interactive Resources

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Financial Fables

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Fifty Nifty Econ Cards

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