The Bank Of England Museum in The City, London

The Bank of England Museum is a surprisingly child friendly spot, using interactive displays, unusual coins, treasure hunts and storytelling sessions to help children learn about the history of money and the economy. In fact, the museum’s design is so good for kids that they have become a certified Children’s University (CU) Learning Destination.

More about the Bank of England Museum

The Bank of England Museum, also known as the  ‘Old Lady of Threadneedle Street’ is the national bank of the United Kingdom. The national gold reserves are kept in its vaults.

The Bank of England was incorporated by Royal charter in 1694 as in order to finance the war against Louis XIV of France, and was brought under government control only in 1946. The majestic building which it occupies was designed by Sir John Soane, and was built between 1788 and 1833, although it was completely rebuilt between 1924 and 1939. Admission is free.

Have you been to The Bank Of England Museum in The City, London with your family? Please leave a quick comment below to let us know what you thought.

 

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Janis is a cheery and versatile digital expert with a healthcare background, usually seen either geeking out or sprinting through North London trying to catch her kids, Mads and Danger Boy. Thanks to her two boisterous rascals, she has become an expert in soft play areas, parks, energetic music classes, and where to get a stiff drink once they’ve gone to bed.
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