Location: 33 Liberty St., Nassau and William St., New York
Visitors will learn about the central banking functions that the Federal Reserve System performs and see the Bank‘s vault of international monetary gold on the bedrock of Manhattan Island, five stories below street level. Housed in the New York mansion built by Henry Clay Frick (1849-1919), one of America’s most successful coke and steel industrialists, are masterpieces of Western painting, sculpture, and decorative art, displayed in a serene and intimate setting.
Tours are given Monday through Friday (except Bank holidays) at 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, and 2:30 pm. The tour lasts approximately 60 minutes. To accommodate for security screening, please arrive 15 minutes before your appointed. Some of the tours are as follows: The Gold Vault Resting 50 feet below sea level, on the solid bedrock of Manhattan island, the Fed’s vault contains billions of dollars worth of gold. Learn about the history of gold and find out about the unique role of the New York Fed in storing and safeguarding the precious metal. Call ahead for reservations. FedWorks: Money, Banking and the Federal Reserve System Learn about the central banking functions of the Federal Reserve System through our interactive, multimedia exhibit called FedWorks. Designed as an educational tool, FedWorks allows visitors to participate in monetary policy simulations and to learn about the Fed‘s role in the economy. Call ahead for reservations.