Bank of England Museum

 
 
ADDRESS
Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R 8AH 
 
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Mon to Fri 10am-5pm | Closed weekends & Public and Bank Holidays
 
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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.

 

Bank of England Museum events

 
Flora And FaunaFlora And FaunaWhat's the colour of money? The Bank Of England Museum in the City turns its attention to another type of greenery in Flora And Fauna (23rd March-September 2015) which looks at the rich array of plants and animals that have adorned, protected and served the Bank through the ages, from elaborate floral banknote designs to fierce sculpted lions. The 23rd March 2015 Where:
Bank of England Museum,   Bartholomew Lane      EC2R 8AH
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Free Event 
Flora And Fauna
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Flower Shows | PRICING  Free  
DATES  23rd March to 0th September 2015
What's the colour of money? The Bank Of England Museum in the City turns its attention to another type of greenery in Flora And Fauna (23rd March-September 2015) which looks at the rich array of plants and animals that have adorned, protected and served the Bank through the ages, from elaborate floral banknote designs to fierce sculpted lions. The ... More about this event
 

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Opening and closing times for Bank of England Museum

Today (Thursday) Bank of England Museum closes at 17.00

Monday:

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17.00
 
 

Tuesday:

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17.00
 
 

Wednesday:

10.00
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17.00
 
 

Thursday:

10.00
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17.00
 
 

Friday:

10.00
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17.00
 
 

Saturday:

Closed
 
 

Sunday:

Closed
 
 

LondonTown.com - Bank of England Museum Location Map

 
 
 
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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Exhibitions | Until 29th March 2015 

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