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School Field Trips

An Important Message

The Fed Experience is no longer accepting requests to visit.
If you are interested in a presentation about the Federal Reserve or the economy, you can Request A Speaker from the Richmond Fed. If you would like classroom resources about the Federal Reserve, visit our Resources and Programs page.

The Fed Experience is an excellent place for a school field trip!

High School Tours

High school teachers can choose from two tour options:

Fed Fundamentals Tour

Fed FUNdamentals

What does the Federal Reserve have to do with me? This tour explores the role of the Federal Reserve in the economy and its connection to the individual. Students hear about the history and structure of the Federal Reserve and participate in hands-on activities that illustrate key economic concepts such as price stability. 

College and Career Tour

College and Career Investigation

What path should I pursue after high school? This tour gets students thinking about life after high school and the path they might like to pursue. Students participate in activities that explore careers, post-secondary education options and the soft skills needed in the workplace.

Fed Overview

In addition to a tour, high school teachers can register for a Fed Overview presentation. This presentation provides a deeper look at the Federal Reserve. The presentation will add an additional hour to your tour.

Middle School Tours

Middle School Tours at The Fed Experience Museum

This tour gets students thinking about their role in the economy and how their decisions impact the economy as a whole. Students will also learn about the Federal Reserve and its three primary responsibilities.

Elementary School Tours

While we do not offer elementary school tours, we do offer a summer tour program that is geared towards elementary students.

Additional Resources

phone Contact Us

The Fed Experience (804) 697-8110

Dates and Times Offered

Year-round, Monday through Thursday
10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Program Length: 1.5 hours

Audience: middle and high school students

Map showing location of The Fed Experience


701 E. Byrd Street, Richmond, VA 23219



"Thank you so much for an excellent Fed Experience. Our students enjoyed the day and learned so much."

High School Teacher