Took a lunch-time trip to the US Mint with the 8yo today

It's free, open Mondays, and is self-guided and thus needs no reservations. No cameras allowed though so little in the way of social media to come of it. What was most surprising is how empty the shop floor was--much of it is automated, with robots to move the heavy coils and conveyor belts to shuttle the coins in-progress. Every once in awhile you'd see someone walking across the floor, opening a machine up and adjusting something but it seemed like almost a lonely job. #g+

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Posted November 28th, 2011 , in Uncategorized. Tagged ,