Plan your visit as a family, and learn about our activities for families

There’s lots to discover at the Bank of England Museum. Learn about the history of banknotes and what the Bank of England does today. Pick up a real gold bar or try your hand at cracking our safe!

We offer:

  • activity sheets for various age ranges to explore the museum
  • school holiday events and activities
  • child-friendly displays and interactives throughout the museum


We run family events during the school holidays. Check out our What’s On page and filter by ‘Family event’ to view events designed with families in mind.

Visiting as a family

We look forward to welcoming your family to our museum. To help you plan your visit, here is some key information.

  • Baby changing facilities are available in our accessible toilet.
  • We don’t have a cloakroom for storing buggies, pushchairs and scooters, so we may ask you to take them with you as you go round the museum.
  • You are welcome to breast or bottle feed anywhere in the museum.
  • We don't have a cafe but there are places to buy drinks or sandwiches nearby. Eating and drinking are not allowed in the museum.
  • Under-16s must be accompanied by an adult.

See more of our frequently asked questions on our Plan your visit page.

Learn more about accessibility on our Museum accessibility page.

Activity sheets in the museum

Pick up a free activity sheet from our information desk, or print it off ahead of time from home.

We have a range of activity sheets for children and young people including:

1. I spy in the Bank (up to 5 years)
2. Explore the Bank (5 to 7 years)
3. Investigate the Bank (8 to 11 years)
4. Discover the Bank (12 to 14 years)
5. Understand the Bank (15 to 17 years)

Activities at home

From colouring sheets to word searches, download and enjoy our fun activities to complete at home.

Highlighted activities

This page was last updated 21 July 2023