Notice of Temporary Closure
The Bank of Canada Museum remains closed due to COVID-19. Our museum experience is highly interactive, and our top priority is the safety of our staff and visitors. We look forward to welcoming you again once it is safe for us to reopen.

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Notice of Temporary Closure: The Bank of Canada Museum remains closed due to COVID-19. We look forward to welcoming you again once it is safe for us to reopen.

October 21, 2021

Moving mountains

By: Graham Iddon


Collage, bank note details, green, face of middle-aged woman, mountains and large number 20.
The $20 bill of 1969 was the prototype of the Scenes of Canada note series. Yet, as more notes were designed, the theme—and the $20 note itself—would change.
Content type(s): Blog
September 16, 2021

A mythic metal: Some stories of gold coins

By: Krista Broeckx


In 1896, three enterprising men struck gold in the Klondike region of the Yukon. Their story is just one of many that illustrates the allure of gold through the ages.
Content type(s): Blog
September 2, 2021

Virtual Worlds. Real Economies.

By: Adam Young


A cartoon astronaut waves in front of a logo of the game.
The economies in modern, complex video games can teach gamers a lot about decision making and financial literacy.
Content type(s): Blog

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All About Money

Kindergarten to Grade 6: Get your students talking about money with this lively and interactive virtual classroom presentation.

Museum Speaker Series

Join us for fascinating talks by experts from the fields of economics, monetary history and currency. Register for upcoming events, or catch up on previous ones.

Accessibility and special needs

At the Bank of Canada Museum, we strive to provide each visitor with a positive experience and are committed to accessibility for all.

30 Bank Street
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0G9, CANADA
613-782-8914