If you are interested in learning about money, the Money Museum in Kansas City is a great destination for you to explore. Guests can check out interactive exhibits, the Truman Coin Collection, the Cash Vault, a Gold Bar, and the Vault Store. The museum is located at the Federal Reserve Bank.
When you visit the Money Museum, you can take a walk through the facility at your own pace. There is museum staff available to answer questions. In the course of the experience, guests will get to check out the interactive exhibits and millions of dollars in the region’s largest cash vault. You will also design your own digital currency as part of the experience. Visitors can also have a photo taken to take home as a souvenir.
The interactive exhibits at the museum are educational and entertaining. The exhibits offered to allow guests to participate in a variety of fun activities. You can do things such as step into the shoes of a bank examiner, try to spot a counterfeit bill, and see what forty million dollars look like. As you look at the displays, you will learn about banking, the economy, and how the federal reserve works. The Gold Bar at the museum weighs 387.29 ounces. It was cast at the San Francisco Mint. The bar is worth about 400,000 dollars today. There is a screen located near the display that calculates the bar’s value based on the changing market price of gold. Guests will have the opportunity to see if they lift the solid gold bar in the course of the visit.