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Canada Day at the Museum

Canada Day at the Museum

July 1, 2019

Canada Day on the Hill is fun. But if you need a break, drop into the Museum for family activities, trivia, crafts and giveaways. There’s plenty to keep the kids busy, and you can learn a thing or two by taking our trivia challenge. Dry, cool and free! Open 10:00 to 17:00. See our tent on the Plaza.


A Noteworthy Woman Exhibition

A Noteworthy Woman Exhibition

Extended until September 2, 2019

An exhibition that explores the imagery on our new vertical $10 bill, featuring human rights inspiration Viola Desmond. This exhibition puts a spotlight on the life and work of this remarkable, trail-blazing, Canadian woman—the first to appear on a regular bank note.


Museum Blog

May 24, 2019

The Hunting of the Greenback

By: Graham Iddon

During World War Two, the Bank created the Foreign Exchange Control Board (FECB). One of its major tasks was to find as many US dollars as possible to pay for American imports.
Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): About Us, History
May 15, 2019

What goes up…

By: Graham Iddon

Economic bubbles continued to pop up regularly throughout history, and still do today.
Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): History
April 25, 2019

Welding with Liquid

By: Stephanie Shank

In heritage conservation, broken metal objects can be reassembled with an adhesive most commonly used for repairing glass and ceramics.
Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Collection

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Open Daily, 10:00 to 17:00

Free Admission

Learn more about the exciting, interactive Bank of Canada Museum.


Trading Planets and Inflation Busters, two new school programs available at the Museum.

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Plan Your Visit

Welcome to our Museum!

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

The Bank of Canada Museum is hitting the road! Check out our travelling exhibitions in a city near you.

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