The Federal Reserve Bank of New York works to promote sound and well-functioning financial systems and markets through its provision of industry and payment services, advancement of infrastructure reform in key markets and training and educational support to international institutions.
Regional & Community Outreach connects the Bank to Main Street via structured dialogues and two-way conversations on small business, mortgages, and household credit.
Economic Education improves public knowledge about the Federal Reserve System, monetary policy implementation, and promoting financial stability through the Museum and programs for K-16 students and educators, and the community.
The Federal Reserve Bank of
New York is one of the 12 regional
Reserve Banks in the Federal
Reserve System. Visitors to the
Bank will be able to explore the
Fed's roles and responsibilities
through a guided tour and
interactive exhibits in the Bank's
The Museum and guided tours are open to the public. Reservations for guided tours open 30 days in advance. Registration is only available online. Prospective visitors are encourage to schedule their visit early, as spaces are limited and fill up quickly. General public tours are held Monday through Friday at 1pm and 2 pm. Please note some exhibits are currently under renovation and guided tours are limited.
For school groups interested in scheduling a visit, please send an e-mail inquiry to email@example.com.
School Groups: 10:00 am and 11:00 am
General Public: 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm
High school groups must have one teacher/adult supervisor
for every eight students. Students who are part of a school
group must be at least 16 years old or juniors in high school.
Up to 25 visitors
Guided tours are approximately 30 minutes and serve as a comprehensive introduction to the Federal Reserve System and the New York Fed's role in setting monetary policy, promoting financial stability, and serving communities to advance economic growth. During the tour, visitors hear a description of the primary ways that the Federal Reserve carries out its goals as mandated by Congress-- maximum sustainable employment and price stability. It also includes a brief visit to the gold vault where the New York Fed has historically acted as a custodian for gold owned by various governments and international agencies. The tour is an interactive educational experience to engage visitors in conversation about the central bank of the United States.
Due to major renovations in the museum at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, self-guided tours are suspended until further notice.
Take a self-guided visit of the Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Self-guided visits do not include the gold vault. The Museum and guided tours are open to the public. Please note some exhibits are currently under renovation.