Every Winterlude weekend
Pop into the Museum and get out of the cold this Winterlude for some free financial fun for the whole family! Crafts, tours and hands-on activities for all five senses are available every Winterlude weekend.
To November 1, 2020
The exhibition that explores the spiritual, the ceremonial, the seemingly impractical uses we have for money. Take a look at some of the transformed money, the replica money and the real money we’ve used for millennia to bring good fortune to ourselves and others.
Drop into our permanent exhibition and learn all about money—without spending any! Expand your understanding of spending and saving, discover your place in the economy and explore a world-class currency collection. Fun interactives, 1,946 artifacts and a 2-tonne coin.
Among the laser pistols, hover cars and androids of science fiction, there’s an elderly elephant in the room: money.
The Bank of Canada Museum set some very ambitious goals at the end of 2018. We have managed to achieve more in one year than we had since we opened in 2017.
Private Edward Atkinson’s example of trench art is what is called a “love token”—a souvenir made from a coin. It’s one man’s personal wartime experience expressed through a pocket-sized medium.
Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00 to 17:00
Learn more about the exciting, interactive Bank of Canada Museum.