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The Money Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Free bags of money!

My husband and I had read about the money museum online and decided to check it out. The wall of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Benton, Arkansas
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Security Check!

Across the street from the WWI memorial which is just above Union Station. Take your daughters... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Springfield, Missouri
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1 Memorial Dr, Kansas City, MO 64108-4604
+1 816-881-2683
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had read about the money museum online and decided to check it out. The wall of coins was really neat as well as getting to watch them make and count the money. At the end,they give out $165 worth of shredded...More

Thank mrsnewberry14
Reviewed 5 days ago

Across the street from the WWI memorial which is just above Union Station. Take your daughters boyfriend just for the security check. Free Museum Free Bag of Money! (shredded, but you can tape it up!). You can try to lift a GOLD BAR! Watch the...More

Thank G_Friedrich_M
Reviewed 6 days ago

I learned a lot tracing U.S. money from beginning. It gives you some idea about inflation. At one time we had 2 cent and 3 cent coins. There was a half dime for quite some time and then was changed to the nickel. Although you...More

Thank Joseph W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Words cannot describe how great this place is! They show the money making process. A lot of neat exhibits and at the end you get a bag of shredded money! Such a neat place!

Thank actroyal721
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is just amazing to see ow far the currency system has com in such a sort time. The museum does a great job at showing the changes over the last 240 years. When you get to the counting room it is staggering to think...More

Thank Parrish N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best time walking around the museum. It's free but you go through security gates. No problem. Lots to see and you get to watch them count and process money. It was very interesting. When you leave you get a bag of shreds...More

Thank Penny F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our child loved seeing all of the money! This is cool free thing to do if you are in KC and are looking to kill an hour.

Thank Edward A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Museum is free and near the WWI museum. Worth your time to visit the Money Museum. Able to see the history of our money and examples of the money in past circulation. It was also interested in seeing how our money is sorted and stored....More

1  Thank cmerricks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good place to stop in to kill time or cool off for a bit. It's free which is great. Security is tight so be prepared to show id and have bags searched. Every guest can take home a bag of money for...More

Thank Canada1631
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've lived and worked in KC for the past 18 years - never had a chance to attend a workshop inside this building but took a quick tour ahead of time before the workshop started and wow - the Money Museum is a great free...More

Thank mdelecaris
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Angela C
13 February 2018|
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Response from Abby A | Property representative |
Angela C, yes, we have both lockers and a coat closet. There is no charge to use either. Thanks!
Chas A
19 June 2017|
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Response from Gracey1089 | Reviewed this property |
There ARE guided tours! For this summer, they are at 10, 10:30 & 2pm. Monday through Friday. Of course, it's always smart to call first just to be sure. The museum is FREE and fascinating. Probably 1 1/2 - 2 hours will... More
Elizabeth K
15 March 2017|
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Response from Abby A | Property representative |
You do not. Walk-in guests are welcome anytime Monday through Friday, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Thanks!