Notice of Temporary Closure

In a pre-emptive measure to protect visitors and staff from potential exposure to COVID-19, the Bank of Canada Museum has temporarily closed to the public and suspended all public programming.


  • April 3, 2020

    Avatar Market

    This fun financial literacy activity will teach kids how to make financial decisions.
    Content Type(s): Lesson plan
  • March 30, 2020

    The Fisher, the Photographer and the Five

    By: Graham Iddon

    There’s little doubt that the BCP45 is lovingly preserved today partly thanks to being immortalized on this beautiful blue five-dollar bill.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Collection, History
  • March 16, 2020

    Trade Rules

    By: Heather Montgomery

    This lesson will introduce three basic economic concepts: consumers and producers, goods and services, and trade. Students will define key economic terms and play a game to understand the benefits of trade.
    Content Type(s): Lesson plan
  • March 4, 2020

    Sensory Sundays

    For Autism Awareness Month, the Museum will provide a sensory-friendly experience every Sunday.
  • February 7, 2020

    March Break and Fraud Prevention Month

    Pop in with the kids during this March Break for activities and crafts themed around one of the oldest illegal practices in the world: counterfeiting. See the real money, see the fake money and discover the anti-counterfeiting features that keep our bank notes secure. Open Mondays for March breaks in Ontario and Quebec. February 29–March […]
  • January 29, 2020

    A Bank NOTE-able Canadian

    Students will use the concept of historical significance to nominate an iconic Canadian as a portrait subject for the Bank of Canada’s new $5 bank note. They will then create a design for their proposal.
    Content Type(s): Lesson plan
  • January 15, 2020

    Where Futurists Feared to Tread

    By: Graham Iddon

    blueprint of a self-sustaining town ringed with working homes
    Among the laser pistols, hover cars and androids of science fiction, there’s an elderly elephant in the room: money.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): History
  • January 13, 2020

    Summer Camps at the Museum

    Bring your camp crew to the Bank of Canada Museum this summer.
  • January 13, 2020

    Group Visits

    Whether 10 people or 110, the Bank of Canada Museum can accommodate you.
  • January 2, 2020

    Wrap-up, 2019

    By: Graham Iddon

    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.
    Content Type(s): Blog

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