Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

A student group visit to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is not to be missed on any educational trip. Cleveland's own bank is but one of 12 Reserve banks part of the Federal Reserve System which formulates and implements monetary policy, provides payment services to commercial banks and the US government, and supervises banking institutions. Guests can also visit the Money Museum and the Learning Center in the course of their visit.530783262_e3a94fed0b_b

This Federal Reserve, in particular, represents the 4th Headquarters of the Federal Reserve Systems 4th District, which envelops most of Ohio, West Pennsylvania, Eastern Kentucky, and Northern West Virginia. The entire establishment takes up an astounding 43,560 feet squared, and offers free comprehensive onsite tours. Both the Federal Reserve Band and Money Museum have seriously impressive architecture and design features, also!

At the Learning Center and Money Museum, you will learn fun facts about currency from around the world and also about the role that money has played in the culture and history of the world’s peoples.  One of the exhibits, Money of the World Today, allows visitors the opportunity to learn fun facts about currency from around the world. The exhibit also focuses on the role that money has played in both the culture and history of the world’s peoples, including currency from 192 countries. Guests will gain insight into each country’s culture as it is displayed on its coins and paper bills. Be sure to see the 23-foot Money Tree before you go!