Think Money Grows on Trees?

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Have you ever wondered?

Visit the Cleveland Fed's 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 societies and cultures, and its central role in our lives.


For Visitors 

Families and other visitors are welcome at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland’s Learning Center and Money Museum. Come see the museum’s 23-foot-tall money tree, trade coconuts for oranges on Barter Island, try your hand at picking out counterfeit bills, or put crayon to paper at the Make Your Own Money station. Visit our Hours & Admission page.

Exhibits & Activities

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100 Years: Federal Reserve System