Collectibles, Books, and Gifts for Sale by the Government

Shop for gifts and find government publications.

Souvenirs and Collectibles from the Government

Several government agencies and institutions sell souvenirs, gifts, and collectible items through gifts shops and online stores. These stores sell a variety of items, such as clothing, books, ornaments, and artwork. These items often commemorate events in the nation’s history or highlight exhibits and public figures, honoring their contributions to society.

Branches of the Federal Government

Government Agencies and Institutions

Memorials, Monuments, and Museums

Presidential Library Gift Shops

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Savings Bonds

U.S. savings bonds are one of the safest types of investments because they are endorsed by the federal government and, therefore, are virtually risk free.

Visit TreasuryDirect, a website from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, to learn about savings bonds, treasury bonds, and securities: how to buy and redeem your investments, what to do in the event of the death of an owner, and much more. TreasuryDirect is your one-stop shopping site for government securities where you can find information about the wide range of savings options, including EE/E, HH/H, and I savings bonds.

Manage and determine the value of savings bonds using these tools: 

You can give savings bonds for many occasions, such as birthdays, weddings, and graduations. Learn how to give savings bonds as gifts.

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Government Publications

Government agencies produce publications that they make available to the public. Some of the titles are available for order in hard copy, while others are available in electronic formats, such as PDFs and eBooks.

Government Publishing Office

The Government Publishing Office (GPO) is the main government agency that sells government books on a wide range of topics. If you would like to purchase a government publication from GPO, visit their online bookstore. Through this website, you may search by subject, keyword, stock number, or title; or browse the available publications by subject, special values, or special collections. Some publications are available on a subscription basis. Contact the GPO Bookstore for instructions on ordering publications online, by phone, fax, or mail. This facility can also assist with bulk orders.

If you want to check on the status of your publication order placed with GPO, you can contact the agency for any GPO order inquiries. When checking the status of a publication order, make sure you have the necessary information (order number, billing statement, etc.) available when making your inquiry.

Publications.USA.gov

You may also obtain free and low-cost consumer publications through Publications.USA.gov. You can search by topic and publication format, including if the book is available in hard copy. For questions about your order, you can contact the fulfillment center.

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Last Updated: May 15, 2017

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