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 April 22, 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

February 5, 2018 Winterlude Weekends

By: Graham Iddon

So we decided to provide some winter-themed indoor activities for families out and about during Winterlude who’d like to either warm up or lessen their disappointment at not being able to skate.
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January 30, 2018 Before the Erebus

By: Graham Iddon

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Now you might wonder just how a museum specializing in economics and currency expects to interpret the history of a legendary arctic explorer—through money, of course.
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January 17, 2018 While in Oxford…

By: Graham Iddon

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The meat of the traditional museum experience is found in Block B. Here you will see vintage radio sets, encrypting teletype machines, more Enigma machines and a working reproduction of the “Bombe.”
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January 3, 2018 Decoding E-Money Is Here

By: Graham Iddon

Now that we are again back in our house, we’ve invited one of our wandering exhibitions home for a visit: Decoding E-Money.
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Regular Hours

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

Free Admission

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


Winterlude Weekends at the Bank of Canada Museum

Pop into the Bank of Canada Museum and enjoy some warm, indoor fun as part of your family’s Winterlude experience.

February 3–4
Solve the riddles; find the money. A scavenger hunt with tasty prizes for the winners and cocoa for all.
February 10–11
Can I tell if my money is counterfeit? Will polymer notes break in the cold? Drop in for a currency demonstration.
February 17–18
Warm up with cedar tea while a Métis fur trapper answers your questions about Canada’s first economy.

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Plan Your Visit

Welcome to our Museum!

Complete Commemorative Note Series

Since issuing its first series of bank notes in 1935, the Bank of Canada has issued three 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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