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Bank of England Museum, London

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  • A chronological display of the history of The British Currency. The gold is also on display, and it's worth seeing. There are also a variety of exhibitions to help students deepen their understanding of monetary policy. It is a place to visit, except for those who are majoring in economics.
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  • It is definitely worth a look around. Shows the history of the Bank of England although doesn’t expand on the banking crisis, so I do think there is room for improvement. They should be critical on th...  more »
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  • This is a very good free museum located at the actual Bank of England building. If you are at all interested in currency, banking or history you will have a great time here. It’s amazing to learn the importance of money in history and this really illustrates that well in addition to learning about modern currency. You can also touch and lift a giant bar of gold for a cool photo op! They also have clean restrooms and a nice (but small) gift shop. Be prepared for security screening before you enter.
  • Much more interesting and expansive than I would have thought. A bit more text/context about some of the items would have been great. I went with some adults with learning challenges and they found lots of interest as well!
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