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 1:00pm to 3:30 p.m.

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

Location: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198

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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 a.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 Guffey Theater and public drinking fountains are temporarily closed.
  • 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.

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.

Exhibit Highlights

Banking on Her: The History of Women at the Kansas City Fed

In memory of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, we celebrate the history of women who have served in the 10th District.

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.

The Gold Bar

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

Featured Exhibit

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

This digital exhibit explores stories from Let Us Put Our Money Together: The Founding of America's First Black Banks, the latest volume of the Kansas City Fed’s historical book series.

This exhibit tells the history of Black American's struggle to access the nation's banking system, specifically lines of credit, and the establishment of the first Black-owned and operated banks in the late 1800s.

Dive into biographies of pioneers in Black banking like William Washington Browne who founded the first Black-owned bank in America. Explore the crucial work of Minority Depository Intuitions in the modern fight for equal access and representation in banking. Request your own free copy of the book and learn more through the accompanying lesson plan.


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