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Address: Ten Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Constant motion:The Philly Fed and a Calder sculpture

By all accounts, the Philly Fed is an august institution that together with 12 other Federal Reserve Banks manages macroeconomic elements of our every-day economy in the name of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Elisabeth B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By all accounts, the Philly Fed is an august institution that together with 12 other Federal Reserve Banks manages macroeconomic elements of our every-day economy in the name of America’s financial stability. The Fed’s Money in Motion Exhibit is very detailed and explains all. For example, did you know that a $1 note is in circulation less than 5 years?... More 

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Pearl City, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Interesting exhibits of money and has interactive trivia/quiz game. Some of the interesting exhibits include colonial currency, very large denomination US bills, and a stack of more than &1 million in $5 dollar bills.

Thank Joe P
Liverpool, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Free shredded money as you go into the exhibit in the lobby. Very informative and interesting display. Some interactive parts to keep the kids interested.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Give it a visit if you are in the area. Very informative, free and you get a free bag of shredded money. Definitely go not just because of the free gift but because it's really interesting.

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San Diego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Walking distance to the Mint. If you want to stop at the Mint, bring your Photo ID for entry. The Fed Exhibit was well worth the stop and free as well. (Well we all pay for it of course!).

Thank Julie R
Norridge, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a tour in the first floor lobby of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. You will learn so much about what bankers look for before approving mortgages, etc. We toured on Friday when the tour is free. This is good for children as well as families. You move at your own pace from one display to another. Before... More 

1 Thank patshea2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We had kids age 5-13 the tour brings you through the production process. It is pretty amazing to see. It is a quick tour out of the sun or rain. The store at the end is fun to see. The kids enjoyed it and so did the adults.

Thank Lkdf
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

You stay in the lobby for this short tour. The highlight is a tube full of shredded money, as well as a mocked box of how they ship money from location to location. You are also given a bag of shredded money with roughly $100 within.

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Springfield, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

It's a small self tour in the lobby. Some interactive things but for older children or adults. They did give us shredded money bags which my 5 year old wanted too put together. If I Ou have 20 minutes to spare go in and see what they have.

Thank trausch24
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

There are a few signs to read & some interactive quizzes to play "on line" but really it's a small display in the lobby of a federal office building. Because there is actually millions of dollars on premises security is tight & they are draconian about their no cell phone police. My companion had hers in her hand while searching... More 

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