#47 – Kansas City Money Museum
1 Memorial Dr, Kansas City, MO 64198
Features: 27lb. gold bar, Harry Truman Coin collection, etc.
Tip: Bring a passport or state-issued ID for entry.
The Kansas City Money Museum is located in the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Learn about the country’s financial and monetary systems, how money is moved in the reserve and more.
About the Kansas City Money Museum
The Kansas City Money Museum is a small, free museum. Explore these attractions, and walk out with a bag of shredded cash:
- Harry Truman Coin Collection- A 500-piece coin collection with coins minted under each U.S. President
- The $40 Million Dollar Wall – $40 Million is stacked up, filling a full wall of the museum
- Gold Bar- Lift a 27lb. gold bar worth over $500,000
The Money Museum also has great activities for kids, including drawing stations and designing their own dollar bill.
The hours of the Kansas City Money Museum are 9:30am – 4pm, Monday-Friday. The hours can be tricky, but great for days off with the family.
What to Do Nearby
The Kansas City Money Museum is pretty small, so it will take you about an hour to enjoy. Fortunately, there are plenty of attractions in the area to spend a whole day enjoying.
Liberty Memorial – See a great view of the city atop the Liberty Memorial Tower.
WWI Museum – Learn the extensive history of WWI and see thousands and thousands of artifacts.
Union Station – Walk to the still-in-use train station to gaze upon gorgeous architecture, enjoy happy hour or entertain kiddos.
Street Car – Take the Kansas City Street Car to Power and Light and beyond.
Crown Center Shops – Get some shopping done or grab a bite to eat.
Overall, the Kansas City Money Museum is another great, free attraction the city offers. xx, Libbie.