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Bureau of Engraving & Printing

  • Metro: Smithsonian
  • Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m (September-February), 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. (March-August)
  • Days Open: Monday - Friday

Located in downtown Washington, D.C. The Bureau of Engraving & Printing offers a free 40-minute experience. Learn all about U.S. paper currency and see millions of dollars being printed while walking about the production floor! Tour includes visitor cetner with historical exhibits and currency products for sale

View various steps of the production of U.S. currency, securities and stamps. Tickets (free) are required to tour from March 2 - September 4 and November 23 - 27. Tickets can be purchased at the ticket booth located at 15th Street, SW, Raoul Wallenberg Place. No tickets required September - February.