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17 Feb 2006

Take a Virtual Tour of ANA’s Money Museum at www.money.org

News | ANA Official Post | jfletcher

Take a Virtual Tour of ANA’s Money Museum at www.money.org 

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Visitors to the American Numismatic Association Web site at www.money.org can tour the Money Museum in Colorado Springs without leaving their homes. 

A new virtual tour provides Web travelers with a look inside the nation’s largest museum dedicated exclusively to numismatics, providing scans and still photos of both permanent and rotating exhibits. 

Travel around the world, continent by continent in the main gallery with Money of the World Today before visiting the mint’s fascinating “bloopers” in Oops! Mistakes on Money. Then stop by The Harry W. Bass Jr. Collection of U.S. gold coins, experimental pattern coins and paper money, before dropping in on Beyond Engraving; The Art of U.S. Mint Engravers and the museum’s minting gallery.

“You don’t have to live in Colorado Springs to enjoy the displays at our museum,” said Museum Director Tiffanie Bueschel. “They’re now highlighted for everyone to see on the World Wide Web.” 

The ANA will create virtual tours for all new exhibits. The virtual museum is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week; dress is casual. 

The American Numismatic Association is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to educating and encouraging people to study and collect money and related items. With nearly 33,000 members, the Association serves the academic community, collectors and the general public with an interest in numismatics. The ANA helps all people discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of programs including its education and outreach, museum, library, publications, conventions and seminars. 

For more information about the ANA, contact us at 719.632.2646 or visit us online at www.MONEY.org. 

Originally Release Date: February 17, 2006
ANA Contacts: Phone: 719-482-9864
                            Email: beeton@money.org

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