Continuing an annual tradition, Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) facilities in Fort Worth, TX and Washington, D.C. will be closed to the public around Christmas and the New Year’s holiday.
These shutdowns happen at the end of each year "as an efficiency measure," the BEP notes on its website.
The Tour and Visitor Center in Washington, D.C. are closed from 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 22 until 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 3.
Normal hours of operation for the Tour and Visitor Center in Fort Worth, TX are Tuesday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Exact holiday closure dates have not been announced for the Fort Worth location but a general statement indicates that they will closed the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Tour information for both plants is located here.
About the Bureau of Engraving and Printing
The BEP is the largest producer of security documents in the United States. It prints billions of Federal Reserve Notes each year for delivery to the Federal Reserve System. It also produces products for collectors to include intaglio prints, vignettes, and presidential portraits.