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Visit the Bank of England Museum

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The Bank of England has a unique role promoting the good of the people of the United Kingdom by maintaining monetary and financial stability. However, our Museum is about much more than money! Discover the history of the Bank, its buildings, and the people who have shaped it over more than 300 years.​


Every day at the Bank of England Museum...

Acitivities every day at the Bank of England museum
Bank of England Museum, Bartholomew Lane, London EC2R 8AH. Open Monday to Friday, 10am-5pm. Admission and events are free. Certificate of excellence 2016 winner - tripadvisor

The Museum will be closed on Thursday 17 November for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Current exhibitionCapturing the City

Capturing the City: Photography at the Bank of England - until March 2017

The Bank’s photographic collection provides a fascinating record of the Bank, its buildings and staff since the Victorian era. In partnership with the Bank of England Archive, this temporary exhibition takes a look into the Bank’s past, and explores the history of a medium that has come to dominate the world around us #CapturingtheCityBoE.

Current event The Big Draw

24-28 October: The Big Draw - Designs on your money

Explore the banknote gallery and learn about the various security features. You can then design your own secure banknote.What new features will you add to make it even more secure? Your imagination is the limit. Enter our competition with prizes to be won. 10.00am - 4.30pm

Coming soonMuseums at Night logo

Friday 28 October 5.30pm to 9pm: Museums at Night

A rare opportunity for an evening visit. As well as all the usual displays, there will be presentations on banknotes in the museum. Bank staff will also be on hand to answer questions about gold.