Bank Of England Museum

Bank of EnglandThe Bank of England Museum is located on the eastern side of the Bank in Bartholomew Lane. The museum is open to the public on weeknd and is free of charge.

It includes a reconstruction of a late 18th century office, known as The Stock Office, where holders of Bank stock would come to collect their dividends. Displays cover the history of the bank in roughly chronological order, including many images showing the rebuilding of the Bank in the inter-war years, and several figures in appropriate attire.

Another section, called The Bank Today, uses modern technology to bring the Bank's current activities to a wider audience. Other displays of examples from the Bank's collections of banknotes, coins, books. documents, pictures, furniture, statues silver and a real gold bar can be found in the Rotunda area.

Visit their website for more informationTo get there from the Americana; take the Bakerloo Lind southbound from Baker Street to Oxford Circus and change at to the Central Line. Take the eastbound train to Bank. The museum is a short walk from the station and is sign-posted.