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Bureau of Engraving and Printing
9000 Blue Mound Road
Fort Worth, TX 76131
817-231-4000
www.bep.gov
Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Bureau of Engraving and Printing Hours & Special Events

At the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, the buck doesn’t stop here, it starts! The Fort Worth mint is open to the public for free tours, during which you’ll see billions’ worth of both real and retired U.S. currency.

Learn the history of the printing process, which you might be surprised to discover has not changed dramatically since the mid 1800’s.

Below you’ll find information on the hours of operation and driving directions for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.

 


Bureau of Engraving and Printing Hours

Tuesday through Friday: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM (Last tours begin at 4:30 PM)

The Bureau is closed Mondays, weekends, federal holidays, and the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Admission and parking are free. Reservations are not required, although groups of 10 or more are advised to call the tour scheduler in advance at (817) 231-4000, or toll-free at (866) 865-1194.


Bureau of Engraving and Printing Special Events

During Spring Break in mid-March, late June, and late July, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing hosts its annual employee craftsmanship demonstrations. These special events also feature hands-on activities that are fun for the entire family. Programming during these events includes:

  • Intaglio engraving and plate “growing”
  • Refurbished spider press printing
  • Create your own currency stations
  • Damaged note reconstruction
  • Plate-making for offset printing

Hours and special events are subject to change. Please check the Bureau of Engraving and Printing’s website for the most up-to-date information before visiting.

 

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Contact Information

Bureau of Engraving and Printing
9000 Blue Mound Road
Fort Worth, TX 76131
817-231-4000
www.bep.gov
Bureau of Engraving and Printing