AAA Editor Notes
Bureau of Engraving and Printing is s. of the Washington Monument grounds at 301 14th St. S.W. (at C St. S.W.). This is where the U.S. government designs, engraves and prints currency, passports and other miscellaneous items. A visitor center has related exhibits, including various engraved cards and uncut currency sheets that may be purchased.
Note: Fluctuating security levels may affect public access; phone ahead to verify schedule. Sharp objects are not allowed in the building. Photography is not permitted in the gallery. Same-day tickets for tours may be obtained at the booth on Raoul Wallenberg Place beginning at 8 a.m., early Mar. through Aug. 31; no tickets are required rest of year. Tickets are limited, and lines often form an hour or more before ticket booth opens. One person may obtain up to four tickets.
Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.