learning center and money museum


Looking for free field trips and classroom activities on personal finance, economics, and history aligned with education standards? Look no further than the Cleveland Fed’s Money Museum.

Federal Reserve Educator Virtual Appreciation Night

2020 Federal Reserve Educator Virtual Appreciation Night

Our classrooms may look different this year, but our Education & Museum Outreach team is proud to rejoin our K-12 educators, homeschoolers and community groups as we all work together to improve educational outcomes for our students. We’ve gone completely virtual, but are continuing to offer fun, innovative and FREE resources for use in schools, home-based classrooms and beyond.

Please join us for virtual Educator Night open house on Thursday, October 1 from 4pm-5pm where we’ll be highlighting our full suite of virtual tours & activities, educator workshops and student programs including Danny Dollar Academy, Girls Make IT Better and Student Board (now open to participants throughout the entire Fourth District!).

This FREE event is open to teachers, after-school programs and homeschool networks throughout the Fourth District. Register now and please help us spread the word!

Attendees will learn about:

  • The Money Museum’s new virtual field trip experience
  • Virtual student programs and professional development opportunities
  • Classroom resources curated by grade level
  • Registered participants will receive a Cleveland Fed swag bag featuring our favorite educator giveaways and classroom resources

Advanced registration is required by September 30—Register now

Online Activities

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

  • Great Minds Think: Online Interactive Game
  • Escape from the Barter Islands
  • The Panic of 1907
  • Money Visions
  • Money Innovations
  • Great Minds Think: A New Guide to Money
  • Follow the Yellow Brick Road

Plan a Field Trip

Bring your students to the Money Museum in downtown Cleveland for a fun and educational trip. Engage younger students in our interactive museum, and give high school students a first-hand look at the Fed with a tour of our facilities. All for the best price… free!

Lesson Plans and Program Topics

Choose a classroom activity topic for your field trip (includes pre- and post- worksheets) that fits your group’s learning objectives.

Visit Us

Schedule a free tour or plan a visit to the Cleveland Fed and Money Museum.

Virtual Tour

Take a look at our museum and beautiful historic lobby.

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about visiting?

Bring the Money Museum to You

The Cleveland Fed Scholars Story Project

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

Order Teaching Resources

Order our popular publications for free or download copies now! Publications include Great Minds Think: A New Guide to Money workbook available in English and Spanish or Follow the Yellow Brick Road, our “Wizard of Oz” booklet.

Traveling Exhibits

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

Fed in the Classroom

Request a financial literacy or economic education speaker from the Fed talk to your group via video conference for free.

Request a Speaker

Have a financial literacy or economic education speaker from the Fed meet with your group for free.

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.