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St. Louis Fed’s Inside the Economy Museum Recognized for Excellence


ST. LOUIS – The Inside the Economy® Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has been recognized with the Trip Advisor 2017 Certificate of Excellence.

Trip Advisor recognized the museum due to consistently great reviews earned on the travel website.

“We are honored to receive this award as it results from unsolicited feedback from visitors,” said Inside the Economy Museum Director Tom Shepherd. “As one of the nation’s leading economy museums, we strive to make sure that our visitors experience the economy in a fun, interactive way and leave with a greater knowledge of their role in the economy.”

Here’s what some museum visitors posted on Trip Advisor:

  • “The Economy Museum is an interesting place to visit. Very informative and educational for all ages. The staff was informative and helpful.” – Columbia, South Carolina
  •  “They have a lot of interactive demos to show how the economy works. You even leave with a bag of money (shredded 😁).” – St. Louis

Since opening in 2015, thousands of tourists, students and others have visited the Inside the Economy Museum. The 4,700-square-foot space immerses visitors in an interactive, educational experience designed to explain the economy through nearly 100 displays, games, sculptures and videos.

The museum is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is no cost for admission. For more information, visit

Photo of Visitors at the Inside the Economy Museum | St. Louis Fed