Federal Reserve Bank New York

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http://www.newyorkfed.org

33 Liberty St New York, NY 10045
(212) 720-6130
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Federal Reserve Bank New York

                    Tour for schools

Schedule:     Mondays to Fridays except holidays

                    Between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

                    Tour to general public

Schedule:     Mondays to Fridays except holidays

                    Between 1:00 pm and 2:00 p.m.

 

The headquarters of the largest gold reserve in the world is located in Manhattan at No. 33 Liberty Street near the building of the New York Stock Exchange, the design was inspired by palaces from Florence, Italy and it has a dome that is 26 meters below sea level, just above the rock layer of Manhattan, the bunker stone has a unique access door, a narrow corridor of 3 meters long created in the middle of a large steel cylinder solid 90-ton rotating on itself to allow or block the access to the camera, where tons of gold bullion are safely saved. After the verification process, gold 122 moves to a dome compartments. Gold which is owned by many foreign nations, central banks and international organizations. The bank is a guardian of the precious metal, which protects for free as a sign of good faith to foreign nations. Only three people - Audit - Services House and Custody, know the passwords to open the cage, also has its own army of security that has received training elite, able to seal the bank in less than 25 seconds before a possible attack.

 

Our advice:

Visitors must enter at 44 Maiden Lane. Tours are free, this tour lasts an hour.

Tours begin promptly at the time. No late arrivals will be accepted. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Please limit the bags that you will take to the museum. Storage is not available. The building is handicap accessible. We don’t provide wheelchairs during visits. Please note: Strollers are not allowed.

Printed tickets are required for entry. To allow time to pass through a security check, visitors must arrive 30 minutes early. Visitors 16 and older must present a valid ID, government-issued, can be driver's license or passport. The name on the ID must match the name printed on the ticket. Cameras are not allowed.

Registration for public Tour opens 30 days before the requested date. Space is limited, only 25 visitors can book at this link: https://app.newyorkfed.org/tours/challenge.jsp

 

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