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Visit the Bank of England Museum

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


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Please note that the Banknote Gallery is currently closed for refurbishment. The brand new gallery will be re-launching on 7 September 2016. Please check the website nearer the time for further updates. 

Current exhibition

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

Every Image tells a Story 25 July - 31 August 

The Museum is home to many fascinating and intriguing items, each with its own unique story. Make your Museum visit a day to remember by creating your own photo album. Choose your favourite museum objects from a selection of images and use your creative talents to tell your own story. 

On Tuesdays and Thursdays during the event, there will be short interactive talks about banknotes at 1pm.
10:00am - 4:30pm