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The Bank of England Museum is closed until late 2021.

Travel through 300 years of history, discover the events and people that have shaped the Bank of England over the centuries.

Through interactive and child-friendly displays, learn about the Bank of England’s historic buildings and banknote designs, as well as what the Bank of England does today and how this affects you.

Find out why there are 400,000 gold bars in the Bank of England’s underground vaults. Take a #GoldVaultSelfie in the ‘gold corridor’ or lift a real gold bar for yourself.

Bank of England Museum Online

Discover the story of the Bank of England through fascinating historical objects and works of art. The museum's collection contains 40,000 items and spans over 1,500 years of history. It includes archaeology, banknotes, coins, artworks, sculpture, decorative art and social history.

Take a look at some online exhibitions and information, which can be enjoyed wherever you are.

Explore the Bank of England Museum online