Bureau of Engraving & Printing

Washington DC Travel Guide and City Tour

The Bureau of Engraving & Printing in Washington DC is the US government agency responsible for producing US paper currency and other security products. It is connected to the US Treasury Department.  US coinage, however, is produced at the US Mint.

Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington DC
Bureau of Engraving & Printing, Washington DC

The Bureau operates out of two locations, one of which is in a neoclassical building in downtown Washington DC.  Free tours are available at both facilities.

Visitors can enjoy a 30 minute tour of the facility which provides an overview of the currency producing process.  The tour is free of charge.

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