The Digital Wall

A spectacular interactive display

The Digital Wall


You’ve never seen anything like it: a 6.5 metre-long touch screen featuring 400 artifacts that you can explore with a tap, a drag and a swipe. Enlarge and rotate the images, view more content and then let your fancy lead you onto the next artifact that catches your eye.

Decoding E-Money at the Galt Museum & Archives

Our latest travelling exhibition stops at the Galt Museum & Archives in Lethbridge, Alberta. September 23, 2018 to January 7, 2019.

Decoding E-Money


A dynamic exhibition exploring the electronic payment methods we use today and may use in the future. Discover the high-tech intricacies of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and take a look back at 200 years of objects that challenged notions of what money is.

Museum Blog

November 8, 2018 Money of the First World War

By: Paul S. Berry

In Europe, gold and silver coins largely disappeared from circulation as they were hoarded or as governments used the metal for the war effort.
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November 2, 2018 Money’s Magnificent Moustaches

By: Graham Iddon

We would like to present some of history’s great moustaches—as seen on bank notes.
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October 31, 2018 The Devil is in the Hairdo

By: Graham Iddon

Have you ever seen eyes in the bark of trees? Wolves in the clouds? How about spooky things in bank notes?
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October 5, 2018 For Teachers: Designing a Bank Note that Reflects Canada

By: Heather Montgomery

This lesson idea will help students learn about the design of Canadian bank notes.
Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Education

October 2, 2018 Canada Financially Comes of Age

By: Paul S. Berry

The First War Loan included bonds in denominations of up to $100,000. They matured in ten years and paid interest at 5 percent.
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Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 to 17:00

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Financial Literacy Month at the Museum

In support of Financial Literacy Month, the Museum will be running activities for its youngest visitors throughout November.

November 17 and 18 - Money Slime
November 24 and 25 - The Puppet Market


Coming to the Museum in early 2019.

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Complete Commemorative Note Series

Since issuing its first series of bank notes in 1935, the Bank of Canada has issued four commemorative bank notes. Each commemorative note marks an important milestone for the reigning monarch or a defining moment in Canadian history.

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Search the Collection

Looking for specific items in our Collection? Here you will be able to access all of the items in our Collection that have been digitized so far.

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Travelling Exhibitions

If you are unable to come to us, then we’ll just have to come to you. Welcome to our travelling exhibitions program. It’s our way of extending the walls of the Bank of Canada Museum all across Canada.

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