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Location: 14th and C Streets, SW
Closest Metro Station: Smithsonian
(orange and blue lines)
Description: The Bureau of Engraving and Printing prints all U.S. currency, postage stamps, treasury bonds, and White House invitations. Learn about the history of money, the printing process, and see a display of $1 million. This tour lasts approximately 45 minutes.
Hours: You must be on a tour to explore this building. However the gift shop is open from Monday through Friday from 8:30am through 3:00pm.
Congressional Tours: Congressional Tours of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing are offered Monday through Friday at 8:15am and 8:45am all year, with additional tours from 4:00pm through 4:45pm (every 15 minutes) during the March through August tour season. To request a Congressional Tour of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, please list this site in your Tour Request Form. Note that the Bureau of Engraving and Printing will choose and assign tours according to their availability.
Public Tours: Public tours are offered Monday through Friday, from 9:00am through 10:45am & 12:30pm through 2:00pm (every 15 minutes) all year. No reservations are required from September through February. Additional tours from 2:00pm through 3:45pm and 5:00pm through 7pm (every 15 minutes) are available during the March through August tour season. Timed passes are required from March through August and can be picked up the day of your tour at the ticket both on Raoul Wallenberg Place (formerly 15th Street).
Please visit the Bureau of Engraving and Printing website for more information