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.
Bank of England Museum: Admission Ticket Prices and opening hours
Admission Tickets: Free admission i.e. no entrance fee
Opening times: Monday to Friday- 10am to 5pm except Bank Holidays, last entry 4:30pm
Address and nearest tube to Bank of England:
Address: Bartholomew Lane, London EC2R 8AH. Based at the Bank’s HQ, entrance is on Bartholomew Lane. No access the museum through the main Bank entrance.
Telephone and Email: 020 3461 5545 Email. [email protected]
Nearest Tube Train Bus: Underground Station– Nearest stations: Bank (Central, Northern and Waterloo and City lines and Docklands Light Railway), Cannon Street (District and Circle Line) Mansion House (District and Circle Line), Monument (District and Circle Line) Train Station: Liverpool Street, Fenchurch Street and Cannon Street mainline stations. Bus– Bus routes 8, 11, 21, 23, 25, 26, 43, 76, 133, 141, 242, 388, 47, 48 and 149
Nearest car parks: Thames Exchange, Bell Wharf Lane, EC4R 3TB, 158 to 170 Aldersgate Street, EC1A 4HY