United States Mint Tours, gift shops in Philly, Denver reopened

Public tours of United States currency facilities in denver and philadelphia cream have reopened. The gift shops in these two locations have also reopened. Please note that during high community levels of COVID-19, tours of the Mint facilities in Denver and Philadelphia will be suspended and gift shops will be closed.

Tour participants must comply with all COVID-19 safety requirements (including but not limited to wearing a mask) in effect at the Mint at the time of the tour.

Tours are subject to cancellation, possibly with little or no notice, when circumstances warrant building closure or other cancellation at the Mint’s sole discretion.

In Philadelphia, tours are self-guided and will be open during the summer (now through Labor Day) Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with last entry at 4:15 p.m. The Philadelphia tour will be open Saturday, Sunday and Monday of Labor Day weekend. The tour will be open Monday through Friday, Labor Day through Memorial Day. All visits to the site are free and without reservation. Visitors should adhere to the latest state and local guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic while on site. Please note that there is sometimes a queue to enter the building.

For more information on Philadelphia Mint tours, Click here.

In Denver, tours are guided and availability is limited. For more information on Denver Mint tours, Click here.

If you cannot visit in person, please download the US Mint Virtual Tours mobile app from the Apple App Store Where google play. With this app, numismatists of all ages can go behind the scenes of the Philadelphia Mint to see how coins are made. Explore the production floors and follow the steps of creating circulating coins through videos, images and 3D models. Along the way, collect hidden coins.

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About the United States Mint

mintUnited States Mint was established by Congress in 1792 and became part of the Treasury Department in 1873. It is the only manufacturer of legal tender coins and is responsible for producing coins in circulation for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce.

The United States Mint also produces numismatic products including Proof, Uncirculated, and Commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. The Mint’s numismatic programs are self-contained and operate at no cost to taxpayers.