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  • June 20, 2017 Special Exhibitions

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    Whether they are from other institutions or our own exhibition team, special exhibitions are what keep a museum fresh. See what’s on now for the Bank of Canada Museum.
  • June 20, 2017 Permanent Exhibition

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    The permanent exhibitions are the heart of the Museum. They tell the stories we want our audience to hear. Our permanent exhibitions are unique and the story is yours.
  • June 19, 2017 Visitor Services

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    We’re more than just artifacts and interactives. The Bank of Canada Museum has a number of services and facilities to help your visit become a richer and more pleasant experience.
  • June 19, 2017 Events

    Opening day—come celebrate Come celebrate the opening of a brand-new museum in Ottawa. Come to 30 Bank Street on 1 July for the opening day of the Bank of Canada Museum. Of course it’s also Canada Day, so many of you may just happen to already be in the neighbourhood. It is likely to be hot, […]
  • June 19, 2017 Plan Your Visit

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    Welcome to our Museum!
  • June 16, 2017 The Yap Stone Returns

    By: Graham Iddon


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    For us, its removal from the Garden Court dramatically marked the Currency Museum’s closing. The big stone’s return now performs the opposite role for the new Bank of Canada Museum—heralding its opening.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • June 9, 2017 A New Ten on the Block

    By: Graham Iddon


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    In a modern twist, Governor Stephen S. Poloz took a “selfie” while holding a C150 note before meeting up with the Honourable Ginette Petipas Taylor for the main photo op.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • May 30, 2017 New Acquisitions

    By: Paul S. Berry


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    Although never released for circulation, these two pieces were part of the first official initiative to mint coins in Canada.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • May 12, 2017 The Spring 2017 Toronto Gift Fair

    By: Nicole Gurski


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    I didn’t fully grasp just how big a show it was until I stepped into the first hall. To say it was overwhelming would be an understatement.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • April 21, 2017 150 Years Since Confederation

    By: Graham Iddon


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    Canada’s cultural and regional diversity is a key part of our nation’s identity. However, it’s an enormous challenge to represent such concepts on a 7 by 15 centimetre piece of polymer.
    Content Type(s): Blog