A spectacular interactive display
A new exhibition at the Bank of Canada Museum
April 18, 2018 New Acquisitions
To distinguish the new production from that of 1936, a small impression was added to the reverse dies, creating a raised dot on coins struck from those tools.
March 27, 2018 Fakes, Forgeries and Phonies
During the break for the English school board, the Bank’s Currency Department teamed up with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to give visitors a chance to handle some modern counterfeit bank notes.
March 14, 2018 The Bank-NOTEable Woman is Here!
Even if you’re not familiar with Viola Desmond’s story, it will likely become clear that the theme of this note is human rights and social justice.
Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 to 17:00
Learn more about the exciting, interactive Bank of Canada Museum.
Pop into the Museum during the Canadian Tulip Festival and see the strange objects people have used as trade and investment items over the last few thousand years. It’s not all madness.
- May 11–21
- Join our ComODDITY workshop and test your currency knowledge in a Museum version of “The Price is Right.”
- May 12-13 and May 19–21
- Enjoy a 40-minute guided tour of the Museum collection and see the oddest money you could ever imagine.
French tour: 11:00
English tour: 14:00
- May 19
- Join the Tulip Festival’s featured artist, Monique Martin, for an origami workshop and presentation about tulip mania in the 1600s.
English presentation: 11:00
French presentation: 14:00
Find out what removing legal tender status means and which bank notes are affected.