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All reviews self guided tour coin making gift shop factory floor coin collector entire process commemorative coins step by step production process factory tour metal detector no photography free tour long hallway own pace short video free attraction
Really nice security and staff. Fun and informative tour. Lots of good information, and views of the minting floor. It looks small as you enter, but as you go up and into the factory tour part of it, you realize that it is much bigger...More
Free to learn about the history of the US government making coins. Many historic coins, coin making tools and historic pieces are on display. A 45 minute self-guided tour is the way you go. A gift shop is inside. Easy walks through the informative displays...More
Free entry and easy to locate (on the other side of burial grounds of former US President Benjamin Franklin).
Not so Wheel chair friendly (Steps & metal detection arch).
Those who love history and little bit of everything,this place is a "must not miss" place...More
One of the staples of not only Philly but America, holistically. Being a typical America I have coins and spend them or throw them in my coin jar and don’t think twice. The Mint highlights the history of coins and takes visitors down a journey...More
First things first, no photos allowed in the Mint. Despite that, we had a great time learning how coins and medals are made and we could also see the process looking down onto the production floor.
The gift shop has a lot of collectible coins...More
After quick passage through security check (which fully accept and agree with) entrance hall dislay is well set out and very informative. The building itself is very modern with led lighting on escalator to first floor. Main area is the factory site where you walk...More
My sister and I did the self guided walk through of the mint. Watching the process was fascinating. You cannot take pictures inside but there is a lot to see. There is a gift shop where you can buy different coins.
We hadn't planned on visiting the Mint but walked past and noticed that there were tours. It was late in the day and we managed a 30min trip. The site includes a store, some information/film exhibits and view onto the factory area of the Mint....More
We have done a tour of the Federal Bureau of Engraving and Printing in DC and loved it, so The Mint was a must see for us. It wasn’t quite as interesting as Engraving and Printing but still worth seeing nonetheless. It’s neat to see...More