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Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

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The museum features a display on the history of money; interactive, multimedia exhibits explaining the Federal Reserve's role in the economy; and a view of the bank's automated vault and cash processing areas. In addition, most group tours include a...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1000 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309-3904
Midtown
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+1 404-498-8500
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in as a side trip and mainly to get my hands on some shredded money. When you sign in, you get a key to a locker (each of you) and you will need to place everything into a locker - no cameras, etc. Then...More

Thank StoneFist
Reviewed 15 August 2018

While visiting Atlanta we took a trip to visit the Federal Reserve Bank, learned a great deal about the federal reserve and saw the history of the bank and how money is processed. Well worth the trip and no cost.

Thank Larry S
Reviewed 15 August 2018

What a great field trip! After reading reviews I thought we’d probably stay a half hour but wound up staying much longer. Staff is friendly and informative. Exhibits are interactive and interesting. If you are interested in seeing the cash-sorting and shredding process, don’t go...More

1  Thank Bobolink22
Reviewed 3 August 2018

watch money being shredded. Good set of of money history is a real working federal reserve.we took an hour to visit the museum including the real working part of the reserve.

Thank Jallan123
Reviewed 1 August 2018

The bank was within walking distance to our hotel so we decided to check it out one day before we walked back to the hotel. We were so glad we did! Its small but has some interactive exhibits which are great for kids. Plus, you...More

Thank Mailcommando
Reviewed 25 July 2018

You can just walk in from the street showing your drivers license and passing through a metal detector. It's free. No special badge required. It's actually very interesting. The main exhibit is the history of money. Very well done!!!. From behind glass windows you can...More

Thank HCovik
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This was a nice visit with a lot of info in a very small area. THey give you free shredded money. Check in requires metal detector, you lock up all your belongings in a free locker and to provide ID. Allow about an hour. No...More

1  Thank WordlyWannabe
Reviewed 23 July 2018

You can just walk up to the main door, which looks a bit intimidating, but just walk in, the won't shoot (but could). The museum has a lot of stuff to read and a short movie and some interactive stuff (some of which was too...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Free and interesting info about the federal reserve. Make sure to bring driver license or ID to get in

Thank dermdawg
Reviewed 4 July 2018

My son is always interested in old coins and bills so the Monetary Museum was the perfect place for him to visit. I guess the 1/2 penny displayed here is the 3rd one he has seen (the others in a DC Smithsonian museum). The museum...More

Thank Tofurry
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Victor W
5 April 2017|
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Response from amyhennessy | Property representative |
Hi Victor, The museum is free to the general public We are open 9:00 - 4:00 p.m., M - F. Hope you will come check it out. Best, Amy Hennessy Director Economic Education
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Elizabeth C
21 November 2016|
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Response from 2lovethebeach | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is free and no appointment needed. They also provide a free locker because you can not carry any bags of any sort. You may want to check for holiday hours if you are going anytime soon.
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hjwag9
29 November 2015|
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Response from AtlantaGlobetrotter | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There are machines that count the $ under human supervision and robots that take the money into the vaults (no access). I would call first to make sure they are receiving visitors or go on their web site. Holidays can... More
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