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Bank of England Museum

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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 - Spring 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.

Coming Soon

​20 - 21 September

Open House London Weekend
The Bank of England and Museum will be open to visitors. Enjoy
30-minute guided tours of parts of the Bank not generally accessible to the public. No booking required. Come early to avoid the queue.
9:30am - 5:00pm
Last entry 4:00pm

​27 - 31 October

The Big Draw: As safe as the
Bank of England

Since its foundation in 1694 the Bank has forged a reputation for strength and security. Over time, the saying 'as safe as the Bank of England' has passed into the popular culture of the nation. Help us make the Bank even more secure by designing a new safe for our vaults. Enter the competition with prizes to be won. The winning designs will be displayed on the Bank's website.
10:00am - 4:30pm

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