Fodor's Expert Review Federal Reserve Building

Foggy Bottom Government Building
Federal Reserve Building, Foggy Bottom, The White House Area and Foggy Bottom,   Washington, D.C., USA

This imposing marble edifice, its bronze entryway topped by a massive eagle, was designed by Folger Shakespeare Library architect Paul Cret. Its appearance seems to say, "Your money's safe with us." Even so, there's no money here, as the Fed's mission is to set interest rates and keep the economy on track. The stately facade belies a friendlier interior, with a varied collection of art and several special art exhibitions every year. Tours of the building are available for groups of 10 or more, all aged 18 years or older; they must be booked at least two weeks in advance via email.

Government Building Free

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20th St. and Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, District of Columbia  20551, USA

202-452–3324-to arrange a tour

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Rate Includes: Free, Closed weekends

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