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 — November 21, 2017 to May 6, 2018

A new exhibition at the Bank of Canada Museum

Decoding E-Money


It’s money that’s neither in your bank account nor in your wallet, but somewhere in between—and stored electronically. It’s e-money and it’s beginning to change the way we spend. Explore the ways we used to pay, the ways we pay now and how we might pay in the future in this dynamic new exhibition.

Museum Blog

April 18, 2018 New Acquisitions

By: Paul S. Berry

Carousel - The 1936 Dot Set
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.
Content Type(s): Blog

March 27, 2018 Fakes, Forgeries and Phonies

By: Graham Iddon

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.
Content Type(s): Blog

March 14, 2018 The Bank-NOTEable Woman is Here!

By: Graham Iddon

143-07 viola ten face
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.
Content Type(s): Blog

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Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 to 17:00
(Closed Mondays)

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Upcoming changes to legal tender status for older bank notes

Find out what removing legal tender status means and which bank notes are affected.

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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