The Bank of England Museum tells the story of the Bank from its foundation in 1694 to its role in today's economy. Interactive programmes with graphics and video help explain its many and varied roles. Popular exhibits include a unique collection of banknotes and a genuine gold bar which may be handled.
Mon-Fri 1000-1700 Closed: Weekends and Public & Bank Holidays. Except for Open Door Day, Open House Weekend and Lord Mayors Show day.
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Facilities and services
- Baby changing facilities
- Education facilities available
- Toilets for disabled
- Wheelchair access to all public areas
- Wheelchairs available for loan
The Museum offers presentations for groups of between 15 and 50 people. Cinema presentations can be adapted to suit the age, knowledge and ability of the group. They are free of charge but their popularity means they must be booked in advance (020 7601 5545).
- Adult lectures and courses held
- Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
- Events and resources for children and families
- Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
- General audio-guide available
- Induction loops in exhibition spaces
- Induction loops in lecture theatres
- Information point provided
- Pre-booking service for groups
- Primary school education service available
- Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
- Secondary school education service available
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