Bank of England Museum displays gold, including Roman and modern gold bars, alongside collections of Books, Paintings, Prints, Pikes and muskets that once used to defend the Bank
Bank of England Museum is to tell the story of the Bank of England from its foundation in 1694 to its role today as the United Kingdom’s central bank.
The historical displays include material drawn from the Bank’s own collections of books, documents, silver, prints, paintings, banknotes, coins and photographs. There is a display of gold, including Roman and modern gold bars, alongside pikes and muskets once used to defend the Bank.
Your Money: What the Bank Does: A new permanent display which explains the role of the Bank of England in today’s economy. The display looks at how the Bank maintains the value of your money, and how it protects the financial system from economic shocks. Computer technology and audio visual displays explain the Bank’s present day role.