Learn About CME Group

CME Group is a single entity formed from the merger of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) in Chicago, the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) in New York City and the Kansas City Board of Trade (KCBOT). As the world’s leading derivatives marketplace, CME Group is proud to share with you its innovative history. While we are unable to host most in-person visits, we hope you will review the following sites which provide valuable information about our markets, the derivatives industry, and the history of CME Group. If you are an educator and would like materials to support your in-class teachings, please reach out to education@cmegroup.com.

Futures Fundamentals
Stories of Financial Ingenuity and Innovation
CME Group Education


Anyone who wishes to bring any public figure, government official or other representative of a government entity, celebrity, or domestic or foreign dignitary to the trading floors or into CME Group office space must provide advance notice to and actively engage the CME Group Public Affairs office. This includes any Member who plans to use their membership to gain access to the trading floors and any CME Group employees contacted by outside parties seeking access to the trading floors. For reasons of safety and security, the Public Affairs team will assist with proper permissions, access and logistics.

Corporate Marketing


There are currently no tour offerings in Chicago. We have undergone staffing changes and will not have a guide available to host tour inquiries for the foreseeable future. If you have additional questions, please email education@cmegroup.com.

New York

CME Group does not offer tours at our New York facility, but we encourage guests to visit CME Group's exhibit at the American Museum of Finance. If you would like to visit the American Museum of Finance and receive a discount on admission, please click on the link below for further information.

Visit CME Group's exhibit in New York

CME Group stories of financial ingenuity and innovation