Visiting the Federal Reserve of NY. The Fed offers free guided tours. Must be 16 or older. Tours M-F, except bank holidays. Times: 11:15 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 12:45 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:15 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Tour includes a brief visit to the gold vault where the New York Fed has historically acted as a custodian for gold owned by various governments and international agencies.