learning center and money museum


Why is a dollar worth a dollar? Who makes money? How did we buy things before we had money? Come explore the history of money, how it shapes our world, and its central role in our lives.

Online Activities

Get interactive with our money, finance, economics and Fed themed online activities

  • Money Inovations
  • Discover Historic U.S. Currency
  • Escape from the Barter Islands
  • Explore Money from Around the World Money Word Search
  • Money Word Search
  • Panic of 1907 video
  • Money Visions video
  • Great Minds Think: A Kids Guide to Money
  • Power to the People: Regulation and Change
  • Follow the Yellow Brick Road

Money Museum:

Take a fun, educational trip to the Money Museum right in downtown Cleveland. Explore money and the economy in our interactive museum, or schedule a tour of our facilities for your school, organization or community group. All for free!

Visit Us

Come see the Money Museum. Open Monday-Thursday from 9:30—2:30. Admission free.

Contact Us

Contact us for more information on a Bank tour or museum visit.

Bring the Money Museum to You:

The Fed Scholar Story Project

Read their stories. Discover their lives. See their city. Read Somewhere in Cleveland, The Fed Scholars Story Project.

Order our Resources

Order our popular Great Mind’s Think: A New Guide to Money workbook or our Wizard of Oz booklet. As many copies as you need… all for, you guessed it, free!

Borrow a traveling exhibit

Borrow one of our exhibits to display in your school or institution for free.

Request a Speaker

To have a speaker talk to your group about financial literacy, contact us or submit a request through our contact form.

Federal Reserve History

December 2013 marked the 100-year anniversary of the Federal Reserve Act, learn about more than a century of central banking through our resources.

Museum Education Advisory Council

The Museum Education Advisory Council is comprised of community members who provide broad-based input and counsel on the museum’s areas of focus such as community engagement, exhibits, outreach, acquisitions, curriculum, and technology. We seek Council members who are diverse in background and regional perspectives to help us better understand and engage with the communities we serve. Recommend yourself or someone you know to be a Museum Education Advisory Council member.