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All reviews self guided tour coin making gift shop factory floor coin collector entire process commemorative coins step by step factory tour production process metal detector no photography free tour long hallway own pace short video free attraction
The third floor of the mint has a self guided tour over the coin / medal manufacturing facility. It is very interesting and actually very cool, with plenty of video / reading material to understand what's going on. Great for families.
Excellent place to visit for individuals or groups, there is information and history for school age children, teenagers and adults. The Philadelphia Mint is the largest coin factory in the world and there is no entrance fee! .
Really nice security and staff. Fun and informative tour. Lots of good information, and views of the minting floor. It looks small as you enter, but as you go up and into the factory tour part of it, you realize that it is much bigger...More
Free to learn about the history of the US government making coins. Many historic coins, coin making tools and historic pieces are on display. A 45 minute self-guided tour is the way you go. A gift shop is inside. Easy walks through the informative displays...More
Free entry and easy to locate (on the other side of burial grounds of former US President Benjamin Franklin).
Not so Wheel chair friendly (Steps & metal detection arch).
Those who love history and little bit of everything,this place is a "must not miss" place...More
One of the staples of not only Philly but America, holistically. Being a typical America I have coins and spend them or throw them in my coin jar and don’t think twice. The Mint highlights the history of coins and takes visitors down a journey...More
First things first, no photos allowed in the Mint. Despite that, we had a great time learning how coins and medals are made and we could also see the process looking down onto the production floor.
The gift shop has a lot of collectible coins...More