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A young visitor enjoys the Security by Design ExhibitionChildren will enjoy the events taking place in the Museum during school holidays, from treasure hunts to storytelling.
Adults and children alike will enjoy the special exhibitions on the Bank’s history and work, featuring fascinating objects from our collections that are not usually on display.
Your Money: What the Bank Does
A new permanent display which explains the role of the Bank of England in today's economy. The display looks at how the Bank maintains the value of your money, and how it protects the financial system from economic shocks.
The Guide to What’s On lists the forthcoming events for this year.
Don’t forget to book ahead if you’d like one of our popular talks for groups.

What's On

​​From 19 January

Exhibition: Discover GOLD!
A new permanent display featuring gold bars from Roman times to the present day. Find out why gold has been treasured for thousands of years, and learn about the amazing scientific properties that make it so useful in modern technology.

​From 23 March


Exhibition: Flora and Fauna                                                              Look closely and you can find a rich array of plants and animals that have adorned, protected and served the Bank through the ages. From elaborate floral banknote designs and fierce sculpted lions to the real-life creatures that still keep us safe, discover the Bank menagerie in this temporary exhibition.


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