United States Mint

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Location:

Old City/Historic District


151 North Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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p: (215) 408-0114
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Description

Attractions - Museums

The first U.S. Mint was started by an act of Congress in Philadelphia in 1792. Through the years, the mint has relocated several times. The current facility, the fourth U.S. Mint in Philadelphia, has been in use since 1969. It can produce 1 million coins in 30 minutes; while the first mint would take about three years to produce the same number of coins.

Free tours are available from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Distance from Independence Visitor Center: 0.24 miles
Distance from Sister Cities Visitor Center: 1.17 miles
Distance from Pennsylvania Convention Center: 0.60 miles


The first U.S. Mint was started by an act of Congress in Philadelphia in 1792. Through the years, the mint has relocated several times. The current facility, the fourth U.S. Mint in Philadelphia, has been in use since 1969. It can produce 1 million coins in 30 minutes; while the first mint would take about three years to produce the same number of coins.

Free tours are available from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.


General

Facility Amenities:
Accessible by Public Transit, Air Conditioning, Handicap Access, Non Smoking
Facility Information:
Family Friendly, LGBT Friendly
Group Information:
Group Friendly

Attraction

Facility Amenities:
Free Admission

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