New York City

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Learn about the Federal Reserve System, and go on a tour of the museum and gold vault. Discover how the bank promotes financial stability and growth, and the roles and responsibilities of the Federal Reserve. See special exhibits including bars of gold, bank notes, and currency from around the world dating back to ancient times. Learn about counterfeiting, monetary policy, and the history of the Reserve Bank. While the bank welcomes visitors of all ages, educational programs that focus on economic systems are designed for high school and college level learners.
 
Contact Info
Address: 44 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10045. New York County. Tel: 212-720-6130. Email: frbnytours@ny.frb.org. Website: www.newyorkfed.org. Hrs: Mon.-Fri. By appointment, see website.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Cost: Free. 
  
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies, STEM.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Tours Lesson Plan

A sightseeing tour can provide your youth group with an opportunity to see entire cities in a short amount of time and learn about many aspects of that city such as, architecture, history, geography, and culture. Students gain knowledge about specific places they’ve toured through a variety of activities. ... Continue