By exploring an exhibit of historical artifacts, you’ll discover the fascinating story of moneyâ€”from barter to modern times. Youâ€™ll also learn about the turbulent history of banking in America and see examples of rare coins and currency. After touring the museum, experience the rest of the Visitors Center, where interactive and multimedia exhibits provide in-depth lessons on the role of the Federal Reserve in the U.S. economy. Learn how and why the Fed conducts monetary policy and how its actions affect your life. Hear about the Fed’s important roles in bank supervision and regulation. Get the big picture of the many ways the Fed provides payments system services to help our economy run smoothly and maintain the stability of the financial system. Then, you can take a look inside our cash-processing operations, where millions of dollars are counted, sorted, or shredded daily. You’ll also get a glimpse into the bankâ€™s automated vault and see the robotic transports that do the heavy lifting. All this and more awaits you on a prearranged, guided tour of the Atlanta Fed’s Visitors Center and Monetary Museum.