From November 30, 2018 to May 12, 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.
Wars have been fought to control its trade and gifts of it have been made to ensure peace. It has even been used as currency.
In Europe, gold and silver coins largely disappeared from circulation as they were hoarded or as governments used the metal for the war effort.
We would like to present some of history’s great moustaches—as seen on bank notes.
Have you ever seen eyes in the bark of trees? Wolves in the clouds? How about spooky things in bank notes?
Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 to 17:00
Closed for the Holiday Season from
December 21, 2018 to January 1st, 2019
Learn more about the exciting, interactive Bank of Canada Museum.
February 2-3, 9-10 and 16 to 18, from 10:00 to 17:00
Tasting money, puppets on a budget, a brick of tea, trade with fur: Winterlude weekends at the Museum! FREE.