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Bank of England MuseumSorry, no free samples here but you can get your hands on a real gold bar. Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of England Museum traces the history of the bank from its foundation by Royal Charter in 1694 to its role today as the nation's central bank. The collections include everything from ancient gold bars to the modern market bar, coins, and a unique collection of banknotes. Visitors can learn all about bank note design and production, and live information on stocks, securities and foreign currency is given at the Dealing Desk. There are also many items you might not expect to find - pikes and muskets used to defend the bank, Roman pottery and mosaics uncovered when it was rebuilt in 1930, and documents relating to famous customers such as Horatio Nelson, George Washington and the Duchess of Marlborough. The entrance to the Museum is in Bartholomew Lane which is off Threadneedle Street.

 

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Capturing the City: Photography at the Bank of EnglandCapturing the City: Photography at the Bank of EnglandExplore a selection of images from early salt paper prints from the 1840s through to new images of the city in 2015, including a series of images of the 'lost' Bank of England.2016-07-26T10:00:00+01002016-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Bank of England Museum,   Bartholomew Lane      EC2R 8AH
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Capturing the City: Photography at the Bank of England
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Bank Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Cannon Street Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
3 minutes walk
 
Thames Exchange NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  21% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 2 minutes from Bank of England Museum
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
Threadneedles, Marriott Autograph Collection
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £97  32% off
5 Threadneedles Street, EC2R | 3 minutes from Bank of England Museum
Housed in an esteemed former banking hall in the City, this magnificent boutique hotel provides a luxurious sanctuary. The spacious rooms are decorated in a chic ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  27% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 4 minutes from Bank of England Museum
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Clockmakers' Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Salter's Hall Fore Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Bank of England Museum
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Mansion House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
City of London, City, London EC4N | 2 minutes from Bank of England Museum
Mansion House, the Palace of the London Mayor, was originally for the Lord Mayor to represent the City in appropriate style, Sir Crispin Gascoigne was the ... More
 
 
 
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The City Centre
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
80 Basinghall Street, EC2V | 2 minutes from Bank of England Museum
Learn about the square mile, the area's 800 year history, its people and its architecture, at The City Centre, where exhibitions, public events ... More
 
 
 
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Guildhall Yard
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 3 minutes from Bank of England Museum
The courtyard between the Guildhall Art Gallery and the church of St Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall Yard is ... More
 
 
 
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Capturing the City: Photography at the Bank of England
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th January to 31st December 2016 - 10am-5pm
Bank of England Museum, Bartholomew Lane, EC2R | Same location as Bank of England Museum
Explore a selection of images from early salt paper prints from the 1840s through to new images of the city in 2015, including a series of ...More
 
 
 
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The City Garden by Rebecca Louise Law
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th April to 25th September 2016
The City Centre, 80 Basinghall Street, EC2V | 2 minutes from Bank of England Museum
For the first exhibition at The City Centre artist Rebecca Louise Law, who works from a studio on Columbia Road, has created 'The City Garden', a ...More
 
 
 
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Luna Cinema: One New Change: Zoolander
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Sunday 31st July 2016
One New Change, New Change, Cheapside, EC4M | 6 minutes from Bank of England Museum
Film fans can enjoy al fresco movies with the most incredible rooftop views over St Paul's Cathedral when the Luna Cinema brings Zoolander to the big ...More
 
 
 
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Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 3 minutes from Bank of England Museum
Empty for four years, the building next to Drapers Hall and behind the Bank of England which used to be Throgmortons became Heroes Grotto of Comedy ... More
 
 
 
The Lamb Tavern
London > Entertainment >
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 5 minutes from Bank of England Museum
Located within Leadenhall market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical listed building is set over ... More
 
 
 
St Ethelburga Centre for Reconciliation and Peace
London > Entertainment > Live Music
78 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 6 minutes from Bank of England Museum
Art exhibitions, films, poetry and live world music events are regularly held at St Ethelburga's Centre. Weekly concerts are mainly staged on Friday nights (doors open ... More
 
 
 
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Beau Gems
London > Shopping > Jewellery
26 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 2 minutes from Bank of England Museum
A high-class repair service for all varieties of damaged items. Antique jewellery and second-hand designer watches are on offer.... More
 
 
 
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Penhaligon's
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
8 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 2 minutes from Bank of England Museum
130-year-old scent emporium with royal warrants. For a sweet-smelling, sensory overload, Penhaligon’s has to be the place to go. From the original Hammam Bouquet to the Winston ... More
 
 
 
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Mont Blanc
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
10 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 2 minutes from Bank of England Museum
As Mont Blanc's opulent pens are not officially available over the internet, you will have to visit one of their special boutiques in order to acquire ... More
 
 
 
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Goodman City
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
11 Old Jewry, City, London EC2R | 1 minute from Bank of England Museum
American Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Browns Restaurant & Bar
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
8 Old Jewry, City, London EC2R | 1 minute from Bank of England Museum
Brasserie ... More
 
 
 
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Imperial City
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
Royal Exchange, Cornhill, City, London EC3V | 2 minutes from Bank of England Museum
Finalist of the UK Best Dishes Awards 2005 for the Oriental Dish category. ... More
 
 
 
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Pitman Training Centre
London > Education > Professional Training
Warnford Court, 29 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 2 minutes from Bank of England Museum
Secretarial, clerical and IT training... More
 
 
 
L'Atelier des Chefs St Paul's
London > Education > Cookery Courses
10 Foster Lane, City, London EC2V | 6 minutes from Bank of England Museum
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La Fitness
London > Leisure > Fitness
48 London Wall, City, London EC2M | 3 minutes from Bank of England Museum
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Topnotch
London > Leisure > Fitness
Tower 42, 21B Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N | 4 minutes from Bank of England Museum
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Floor 7, Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N1HQ | 4 minutes from Bank of England Museum
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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 8 minutes from Bank of England Museum
One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 11 minutes from Bank of England Museum
One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
 
 
 
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Bank of England Museum
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
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Reserve Bar Stock Exchange
London > Nightlife > Bars
46 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 2 minutes from Bank of England Museum
Reserve Bar Stock Exchange in the City uses the stock market model to price its drinks - prices change in line with their popularity on the ... More
 
 
 
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All Bar One Cannon Street
London > Nightlife > Bars
103 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 4 minutes from Bank of England Museum
Bright airy chain bars with a good range of beer, wine and spirits offering reasonable gastropub style food. Comfortable, with plenty of tables, leather sofas, polished ... More
 
 
 
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The Four Sisters Townhouse
London > Nightlife > Bars
5 Groveland Court, Bow Lane, EC4M | 4 minutes from Bank of England Museum
Falling somewhere between an old curiosity shop and a sumptuous Victorian gentleman's club, The Four Sisters Townhouse is an elegant, intimate cocktail ... More
 
 
 
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Guildhall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 3 minutes from Bank of England Museum
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 2000 people.... More
 
 
 
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Gibson Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 5 minutes from Bank of England Museum
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Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 5 minutes from Bank of England Museum
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Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Bank Of England Museum

Works by a selection of contemporary and abstract artists in response to the theme of Cities. Featuring work by Mark ...More

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Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Bank Of England Museum

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Sculptural installations highlighting artists' use of diverse materials and unusual techniques....More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Bank Of England Museum

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Artist Rooms: Louise Bourgeois
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Exhibitions | Until 17th June 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Bank Of England Museum

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Bank Of England Museum

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