Visit the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Money Museum; a billion-dollar experience! Free and open to the public, visitors can view how the Bank processes millions of dollars in currency each day, lift a gold bar worth nearly $400,000 and enjoy fun, interactive exhibits while learning about the U.S. economy. Visitors can enjoy a 450-piece collection of coins minted under each U.S. President, on loan from the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (closed on Bank holidays)
Location: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198
A free, self-guided experience
No reservations or tickets are needed to visit the Museum. Check out our free, mobile guide from the Apple or Google Play store or view it at External Linkhttps://kansas.mm.yourcultureconnect.com. Through the app, you can learn more about the Bank, the Harry S. Truman Coin Collection, our historic Gold Bar, and the Cash Processing and Vault viewing area.
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.
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
Contact the Money Museum staff at 816-881-2683 or email: KCMoneyMuseum@kc.frb.org
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 please...no photos of our security equipment, personnel or Cash operations.
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.
The Money Museum is currently not offering tours.
The Money Museum is currently closed to all visitors. You can still check out our online experiences by clicking on "Exhibit Highlights" on the menu above. The Economic Education website also has resources for all ages of learners that can be downloaded for free. External Linkhttps://www.kansascityfed.org/education
Guided educational tours
Hour long, guided tours can be reserved by reservation September through May to educational groups. We require 12-50 attendees and 15-days advanced registration. To find out more about the types of tours and additional presentations that we offer, view our digital brochure. To schedule a tour, complete our Kansas City tour form.
How do I schedule a tour?
Complete the External Linkregistration form, call, or email the museum staff. If you submit the registration form, you will receive a confirmation email acknowledging your tour has been scheduled and additional instructions.
Where do buses take students to enter the Museum?
Buses can turn off Memorial Drive into the circle drive in front of the Federal Reserve building to drop students off at the entrance. Buses can then park further down the circle drive.
Do students need an ID to enter?
K-12 students do not need to present a valid form of government issued ID to enter the building but all adult chaperones must present an ID at security.