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The Fed Experience is an interactive exhibit that lets visitors explore their connection to the economy. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

For Students

Interactive Games & Learning

 

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These games and activities from the Federal Reserve System and its partners are designed to improve your knowledge of economics and the Federal Reserve System.

American Currency Exhibit

Money hasn't always looked like it does today. Explore the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's American Currency Exhibit online and watch history come alive as you step back in time to our nation's beginning. Learn how our country's rich history is closely tied with our currency. Discover the role the Federal Reserve has played and continues to play in that history.

Ask Dr. Econ

Do you ever wonder what economists mean when they talk about things like the money multiplier, natural unemployment and moral hazard? Each month, a Federal Reserve economist will answer one of the questions we receive.

The Story of Money

A highlight of the Visitors Center and Monetary Museum at the Atlanta Fed is the story of money as told through an exhibit of artifacts, coins, and currency notes in sixteen display cases.

Building Wealth

A personal finance education resource for schools, nonprofit community organizations, financial services providers and consumers to help young people, adult consumers, families and others develop a plan for building personal wealth. Presents an overview of personal wealth-building strategies that includes setting financial goals, budgeting, saving and investing, managing debt, and understanding credit reports and credit scores.

Economics Quiz

The economics quiz is designed to test your knowledge on various topics in economics, including the Federal Reserve, monetary policy, international economics, fiscal policy, housing, and many others.

Escape from the Barter Islands

If you're hungry, you can't eat it; in a rainstorm, it won't keep you dry. But you can trade it for an apple or an umbrella. If you lived in a world without money, how would you get the things you want and need?

Fed Card Trivia

Test your knowledge of U.S. currency.

Fed Chairman Game

So you want to be in charge of monetary policy? Think you have what is takes to steer our country's central bank? See how it works by taking charge of a simulated economy.

A History of Central Banking in the United States

A brief history of U.S. central banking with photos.

In Plain English: Making Sense of the Federal Reserve

After the tour, don't forget to check out the rest of this site. Test your new knowledge on our quiz page and view our additional Fed resources for more information. You can also order other In Plain English materials and even print out some bonus activities, sure to puzzle your newly acquired Fed information!

Katrina's Classroom: Financial Lessons from a Hurricane

Meet Nick, Jacquelyn, and Jamie. Through the eyes of these teenagers, middle and high school students will learn about some of the most important aspects of financial responsibility such as budgeting, banking, savings, and wise use of credit.

Money in Motion Exhibit

Come to Money in Motion, where over 100,000 visitors have learned about money, banking, and the Federal Reserve System. This permanent exhibit at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is free and employs state-of-the-art presentation technology and interactive displays.

New England Economic Adventure

Visit the New England Economic Adventure web site to learn about key economic concepts, including standard of living, economic growth, and rising labor productivity, using examples from New England's own unique history. The site includes online games and activities.

Our Money

You may see it every day, but what do you know about the Face of U.S. currency, Counterfeit Protection, U.S. Currency -- New Designs and the History of Money?

Peanuts & Crackerjacks

Peanuts and Crackerjacks provides, through a simulated baseball game, an interactive introduction into the economics of professional team sports.

Richmond's Money Museum Online

A virtual walkthrough of each exhibit in the museum, with an audio tour and scavenger hunt, is available on this site. Museum exhibits tell the story of money in Colonial America and the United States. Also on display are money-related artifacts and exhibits devoted to primitive monies, medieval and ancient coins, and other special-interest items.

Show Business: The Economic$ of Entertainment

Welcome to Show Business, the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's learning activity on economics and the entertainment industry. Our goal is to provide an additional tool for teaching and learning about basic economic concepts. We've even managed to sneak in some economic history.

U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printings Kids Page

Interactive displays and games that help educate children ages 5 to 13 about anti-counterfeiting features.

The U.S. Mint for Kids

Games, coloring pages, a time machine and more await kids at the U.S. Mint's site for kids.

Visit FedVille

This friendly town is built just for kids ages 9 through 12. There's money to earn and something to learn around every corner! Open a savings account at the local bank and watch your money grow. Collect trivia cards as you learn your way around town. See a movie at the neighborhood theatre about everyones favorite topic: Money! Shop at the local stores with the money you earn.

What is a Dollar Worth?

This site computes the value in current dollars of a good or service purchased in the previous year.

Contact Us

Richmond

The Fed Experience
(804) 697-8110

invest in what's next

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