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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

​21 July 2014 - 13 March 2015

 

The First World War and
the Bank of England

To mark the centenary of the outbreak of WW1, this temporary exhibition will look at the impact the Great War had on the economy, and its effects on the Bank of England and its staff.

​​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.
 

Coming Soon

​​16 - 20 February
Striking Gold Stories
Listen to some fascinating true stories about gold narrated by a costumed storyteller, from the California gold rush to the sewer man who found his way into the Bank's vaults nearly 200 years ago. Follow the gold trail around the Museum to claim your small prize.
10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm
 
 

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