Museum & Gold Vault Tour
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General Public

Registration for public tours opens 30 days prior to the requested date. Space is limited.


There is limited availability for school tours, and priority is given to schools within the Federal Reserve's Second District.
General Public
Tour Schedule
Monday to Friday, 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm, except Bank Holidays. Subject to change.
Tour Schedule
Monday to Friday, 10:00 am and 11:00 am, except Bank Holidays. Subject to change.
Tour capacity
25 visitors (maximum)

Printed tickets are required for entry.

To allow time to pass through a security screening, visitors should arrive 30 minutes early.

Visitors age 16 and older must present a valid, government-issued ID with photo, such as a driver's license or passport. The name on the ID must match the name printed on the ticket.

Photography is not allowed.

Visitors must enter at 44 Maiden Lane.

Tours are free and are 1 hour in duration.

Tours begin promptly on the hour. Late arrivals will not be accepted.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Please limit the bags and belongings you bring to the museum. Storage is not available.

The building is wheelchair accessible. We do not provide wheelchairs for use during visits.

Please note: No strollers are allowed.

tour experience
The New York Fed and the Federal Reserve System Guided Tour
Lesson Plans for the Museum & Gold Vault Tour
Learn about the role of the New York Fed and the Federal Reserve System in setting monetary policy, promoting financial stability, and serving communities to advance economic growth.

Middle School Lesson Plan

High School Lesson Plan