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Tour Federal Reserve Bank, Hallmark Visitor's Center & Lunch-Milano's Crown Ctr

 

Deadline to register for this tour is July 31.  The Federal Reserve requires that you give your full name to them at least one week  before the tour.   If it is after July 31 and there is still room on the tour, it will be opened to register for the Hallmark Visitor's Center and Milano's only.

 

For the Public ...
The Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is a unique experience offering a free, up-close look of the nation's financial system in action.

As the nation's central bank, the Federal Reserve is a vital part of what makes the economy work. At the Money Museum, you can learn more about the Fed through interactive exhibits that explore banking, how people pay for things and how monetary policy decisions impact your family's bottom line.
one of the region's largest cash vaults

You'll also be able to take a peek into one of the region's largest cash vaults, give the nation's currency your own redesign and view the famous Truman Coin Collection, which includes coins from each U.S. presidential administration

Thank you for your interest in visiting the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. This is a confirmation that your tour has been scheduled on Wednesday, 08/08/2012 at 9:30AM . Please allow at least 5-10 minutes for security screening before your tour is scheduled to begin. 
 
Security 
A list of all tour guests, including adults and children, should be provided at least 8 days before the tour date. Please provid Marlys with your full first and last name so she may fill out the list. All guests who are 18 years of age or older are required to present a valid photo ID. For United States citizens, the photo ID must be issued by the United States federal or state government (for example, a passport or driver's license).

Please e-mail your first and last name to Marlys at [masked] when you make reservations.

For our international guests, a valid international government issued passport must be presented. Please arrive approximately 10 minutes before your tour start time to allow for the screening process.  
 

  
Firearms, explosives, hazardous materials, lethal weapons, illegal drugs, and any other dangerous items, including pocket knives, are prohibited on Bank premises. Metal detectors and x-ray equipment are used to enforce this policy. Any person entering and any purse, briefcase, or other items brought on the premises are subject to being scanned and/or physically inspected. 
 
For security reasons, a guest may not take photographs of security equipment, personnel or Cash operations.  
 
Parking 
Parking will be available in front of the Bank, located at 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri. Buses and vans may load and unload directly in front of the Bank entrance. Directions to the bank can be found on our District website.  
 

Hallmark Visitors Center

About 10:45

Welcome! Take a look around our website to get a hint of what's inside the Hallmark Visitors Center. Then come visit us and see for yourself the history, art, memorabilia and creative talent that embody the world of Hallmark.

Hallmark Greeting Card Production

Greeting Card Production

Hallmark Art Collection

Hallmark Art Collection

Hallmark Bow Machine

Bow Machine

Hallmark Hall of Fame

Hallmark Hall of Fame

Maxine

Maxine

Augmented Reality interactive display

Augmented Reality

For Lunch Milano's
about 12:15 

2450 Grand Ave. 

[masked]  Marlys Needs to call about August 1 a group reservation

See website  for menu and other information.
http://www.milanokc.com/

Cole suggest that we tour Parkville and the "H.M.S. Beagle" the Kansas City Science Store.  A tentative date of  Oct 9 has been chosen.   After that tour this meetup group will not do any more tours until the warmer months next spring.

However if someone would like to plan tours for other months of  the year, please let me know, and you can plan one or more of those tour.

 This has been a lot of fun.  If we are in town during the cooler months of the year, we may see you on another tour.  Marlys and Gene

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  • A former member
    A former member

    I enjoyed the tour and luncheon very much. I learned several things about our Federal Reserve Bank. It was nice to learn the history of Hallmark and view the exhibits which covered several decades. The conversation at lunch was invigorating and I look forward to meeting more members i the future.

    August 11, 2012

  • Marlys Kummer D.

    I would recommend that if you are visiting the Federal Reserve Bank, you try to do so with a group. You need 12 people to sign up and let them know their names a week ahead of time, but having a tour guide makes that tour so much more interesting. If you just want to walk in and hope to join a tour already in progress, try going at 9:30 or 1:30. That is the time that the guides do tour if anyone has taken the time to set it up as a group. If that group is not too big, you may be able to tag along. The Hallmark Visitor's Center was interesting. If you have kids, I would recommend Kalidoscope (sp) too. You need a kid to get into that tour. Milanos was a nice atmospher for lunch. The bread is fantastic and the do have round tables which makes for much better conversation between the group members.

    August 9, 2012

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