Bank of England Museum

bank_exteriorHoused within the Bank of England, the 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. There are gold bars dating from ancient times to the modern market bar, coins and a unique collection of banknotes, as well as many items you might not expect to find – such as the pikes and muskets used to defend the Bank.

By train:
Liverpool Street
Fenchurch Street
Cannon Street (weekdays only).

By underground:
Bank (Northern, Central, Waterloo & City and Docklands Light Railway)
Monument (District and Circle)
Cannon Street (District and Circle)
Mansion House (District and Circle)

By bus:
8, 11, 23, 25, 26, 47, 48, 133, 141, 149 and 242 stop in Threadneedle Street.

Opening times:
Mon-Fri: 10.00 – 17.00
Closed weekends and Bank holidays

Website:
www.bankofengland.co.uk/museum

Kids Corner:
www.bankofengland.co.uk/education/museum/kids

Address:
Threadneedle Street, London EC2R 8AH (Map)

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