Near Fort Worth, Texas
Bureau of Engraving and Printing: Fort Worth does not offer reservations through Recreation.gov. Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!
See billions of dollars on a guided tour of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) in Fort Worth, Texas. Tours feature the various steps of paper currency production, beginning with large, blank sheets of paper and ending with wallet-ready bills! As the U.S. Governments security printer, the BEP is responsible for the design, engraving, and printing of all U.S. paper currency. The Fort Worth, Texas facility produces over half of the nations paper currency order and is one of only two locations in the world producing U.S. paper currency! The 750,000 square foot facility sits on 100 acres of land along the historic Chisholm Trail. At the tour and visitor center, visitors are invited to view the production process on free 45-minute educational tours along an enclosed walkway suspended over the production floor. Visitors will also enjoy two floors of interactive exhibits and displays showcasing the history of the BEP and U.S. paper currency, as well as the intricacies of the currency production process, a 15-minute high-definition movie in the 75-seat theater, and shopping at the Moneyfactory Gift Shop. Guided tours are presented in the English language, however upon request, tours are also available in Spanish and in American Sign Language.