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Money in 10 Questions: Kids Edition

On view until December 2024.
A play-based exhibition where kids learn the basics of money and personal finance—and have fun doing it.

Sensory Sundays

On select Sundays throughout 2024.
We’re turning down the lights and the volume for our sensory-sensitive visitors—explore the Museum using more than eyes and ears.

July 16, 2024

Rai: big money

By: Graham Iddon

An item is said to have cultural value when it can be directly associated with the history, people, beliefs or rituals important to a society. It’s the same with a rai—its value can be greater depending upon who authorized it, who carved it and who subsequently owned it.
Content type(s): Blog posts Subject(s): Economy, Geography, History Grade level(s): Grades 11 and 12 / Secondary 5 and CEGEP
April 18, 2024

Lessons from the Great Depression

By: Graham Iddon

A welfare coupon and piece of stock ticker tape over a 1930s black and white photo of unemployed men gathering to protest.
What the stock market crash of 1929 did was starkly reveal the weaknesses of economic systems that had evolved from the unregulated capitalism of the late 19th century.
March 25, 2024

Welcoming Newfoundland to Canada

By: David Bergeron

Newfoundland’s entry into Confederation marked the end of an era when Canadian provinces issued their own coins and paper money.
Content type(s): Blog posts

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