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

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.
Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Collection

October 1, 2018 #AskACurator Day 2018

By: Graham Iddon


What would you ask a curator? Your chance was September 12, when the annual Twitter event #AskACurator Day took place on computers, tablets and mobile phones all around the globe.
Content Type(s): Blog

August 30, 2018 Happy Birthday, Dear Bank of Canada Museum!

By: Graham Iddon


A little grade 8 math revealed that, since our last full year of operation, we have increased Museum attendance by 91 per cent (pause while the audience claps).
Content Type(s): Blog

August 15, 2018 Death in the Ice

By: Graham Iddon


As the title suggests, this exhibition is more about the mystery surrounding the expedition’s fate than the expedition itself.
Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Reviews

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Hours

Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 to 17:00

Free Admission

Remembrance Day: open from 12:00 to 17:00

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


Remembrance Day at the Museum

Drop into the Museum after the Remembrance Day Ceremony for some wartime economic history and activities.

Chief Curator Paul Berry presents: Financing the First World War in Canada. Take a self-guided tour and discover some very interesting war-related artifacts.


COMING SOON

TWO NEW SCHOOL PROGRAMS
Coming to the Museum in early 2019.

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Plan Your Visit

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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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