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Chicago Money, Finance, and Government Tour
|Private Tour $750
Available Year Round, Monday-Friday, excluding holidays
NOTE: The Federal Reserve requires school groups to provide a minimum of one adult per 10 children under the age of 17. Tour available for for 8th grade and up only.
Group will be picked up in a clean bus and will meet a City of Chicago certified tour guide at LaSalle and Jackson in the Chicago Loop for visits to the Federal Reserve Money Museum and the Chicago Board of Trade.
The Money Museum offers an orientation video and also exhibits on money and how it is handled by the Federal Reserve. The theatre holds a maximum of 39, soparticipants maybe broken into multiple groups with some seeing the video first and others seeing it after viewing the exhibits. The Federal Reserveestimates the total visit time to be 45 minutes.
The Chicago Board of Trade is immediately across the street from the Federal Reserveand visits to the gallery can be pre-scheduled. The Board of Trade also has a small museum and exhibit area.
Participantswill thenwalk east on Jackson to Dearborn where they can view the Federal Government Complex as well as the famous sculpture by Alexander Calder.
Boarding the bus, participants will then drive past the Daley Center, the Thompson Center, and City Hall. A visit to the interior of the Thompson Center is quite interesting and can be added upon request.
Participants then travels to Millennium Park for a visit to the park and lunch. Price includes picnic lunches provided by participants - lunch can be provided by Chicago Education Consultants for an additional fee.
After lunch, participantswill cross Michigan Avenue for a visit to the Chicago Cultural Center to tour the building and visit one or more of the exhibits.