• August 16, 2017 The Canada 150 Bank Note: Making History

    The Canada 150 Bank Note
    Every visual element on the $10 commemorative bank note was carefully chosen to honour the 150th anniversary of Confederation. It showcases key elements of Canada’s history, our diverse culture and the rugged splendour of our land.
  • August 16, 2017 Gold! I Found Gold!

    By: Louise-Anne Laroche

    Barkerville is the largest heritage site in western North America with 100 historical and 21 replica heritage buildings.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • August 2, 2017 Unpacking the Collection 6

    By: David Bergeron

    In 1934 the Department of Finance invited Emanuel Hahn to submit a design for a silver dollar to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of King George V’s reign.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Collection
  • July 18, 2017 A Dash Through the Imperial War Museum

    By: Graham Iddon

    Carousel - A Dash Through the Imperial War Museum
    So, despite the known health risks, I rashly decided to “do” London’s Imperial War Museum (IWM) in a single morning. It almost worked.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • July 11, 2017 Our Grand Opening…

    By: Graham Iddon

    Museum Carousel
    After four years of plans, worries, setbacks, successes and sheer hard work, the Bank of Canada Museum opened its doors—on Canada Day, right on schedule.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • June 30, 2017 C’mon In!

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    The ribbon has been cut, the doors unlocked and you just can’t imagine how glad we are to see you here at the Bank of Canada Museum. Welcome and thank you for celebrating with us on our grand opening day.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • June 28, 2017 July First, 2017: It’s Our Grand Opening!

    By: Graham Iddon

    carousel 2017 pre-opening
    Situated as we are on the edge of the Parliamentary Precinct, there could be no better time to open our doors than when tens of thousands of festive Canadians are likely to be milling around.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • June 22, 2017 Museum Reconstruction - Part 8

    By: Graham Iddon

    Carousel - Museum Reconstruction - Part 8
    The last few stragglers among our artifacts are ready for installation and the interactives and digital labels are bulking up with the final software and data, in them, so it’s all there, functional and looking fantastic.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Planning
  • June 20, 2017 Special Exhibitions

    Whether they are from other institutions or our own exhibition team, special exhibitions are what keep a museum fresh. See what’s on now for the Bank of Canada Museum.
  • June 20, 2017 Permanent Exhibition

    The permanent exhibitions are the heart of the Museum. They tell the stories we want our audience to hear. Our permanent exhibitions are unique and the story is yours.