Ellie Paton, Collections Manager
Happy New Year! To kick off 2023, I thought it would be a nice to take a look back at how the Museum’s collection has grown over the past year.
If you didn't know, the museum’s collection has around 50,000 objects, from banknotes and quill pens to artworks and fish forks. We are constantly developing the collection to ensure we hold objects that help us tell the story and explain the role of the Bank of England as well as other related financial topics to the public.
We’ve acquired (added) some wonderful new items into the permanent collection this year.
Here are some highlights for you: