October 25, 2019 to November 1, 2020
The exhibition that explores the spiritual, the ceremonial, the seemingly impractical uses we have for money. Take a look at some of the transformed money, the replica money and the real money we’ve used for millennia to bring good fortune to ourselves and others.
Weekends in November
Four weekends of activities that will help kids understand how to budget, save and carefully spend their money.
Family fun—family learning. Four weekends of FREE activities that will help your kids understand budgets, savings and how to be smart spenders. Pop in for puppets, piggy banks, trivia and games.
Tuesday, November 19, 19:00 to 20:30
The Bank of Canada Museum presents a panel discussion on the impact of climate change on the Canadian economy, ecology and infrastructure. Join a Bank specialist as well as guests from the Canada Science and Technology Museum and the Canadian Museum of Nature.
Drop into our permanent exhibition and learn all about money—without spending any! Expand your understanding of spending and saving, discover your place in the economy and explore a world-class currency collection. Fun interactives, 1,946 artifacts and a 2-tonne coin.
Private Edward Atkinson’s example of trench art is what is called a “love token”—a souvenir made from a coin. It’s one man’s personal wartime experience expressed through a pocket-sized medium.
The Bank of Canada Museum would like to hear from teachers across Canada to help design new online resources for economic literacy.
The first Canadian paper money was issued in 1817, and for the next 120 years, the vast majority of Canadian bank notes were only in English.
Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00 to 17:00
Learn more about the exciting, interactive Bank of Canada Museum.