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The Economy in Action

NOTE: The Economy in Action exhibit is temporarily closed through September 13. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Exhibit Features (Mouse over floor plan for descriptions)
The 11th District Founding the Fed Supervising Banks
Historical Currency Structure Moving Money
Debating a National Bank Monetary Policy The Regional Economy

Visiting the Exhibit

Self-Guided Visits

  • Our free, walk-in experience allows you to explore interactive exhibits, examine historical currency and learn about the Federal Reserve. No reservations are required. A guided tour is offered to walk-in visitors at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays.
  • Note: Public parking is available at paid lots in the area for visitors attending a self-guided tour.

Group Tours

  • Guided tours for groups of 15–40 are offered Tuesday and Thursday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • School groups are limited to 6th–12th grades and must have one adult chaperone for every 15 students.
  • All group tours are free but must be scheduled in advance.

Request a tour.

Fast Facts


  • Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
    2200 N. Pearl St.
    Dallas, Texas 75201

Exhibit Hours



  • Parking is available only for Bank conference attendees, scheduled tour groups and visitors with an appointment at the Bank. Public parking is available at paid lots in the area for visitors attending a self-guided tour.


  • Photography is permitted in the exhibit area but is restricted in other areas of the Bank.

What to Expect When You Arrive

  • All guests are required to present a valid government-issued photo ID. For international guests, a valid passport must be presented. Children are not required to present identification but must be part of a tour group or be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Guests will undergo security screening upon arrival. Weapons of any kind (including pocket knives) are prohibited on Bank premises. Scheduled tour groups should arrive 10–15 minutes prior to your tour start time.
  • The Bank reserves the right to refuse entry or remove any individual who is disruptive or does not follow the Bank’s policies.
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