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The Bank of Canada Museum

30 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G9, Canada
+1 613-782-8914
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If you like Money - A real Cool place to visit!

Iam a collector of paper money and coins. This free museum has much to offer the interested... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2013
Gary C
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Calgary, Canada
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Go see the gold coin wow

Every currency you can think of is there for you to look at and read about. Nice museum, but... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2013
axxiefox
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Ottawa, Canada
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Experience the most comprehensive collection of Canadian notes, coins, and tokens in the world as well as currency from other countries. The Currency Museum is just a five minute walk from Parliament Hill. Free Admission.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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30 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G9, Canada
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+1 613-782-8914
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Reviewed 14 February 2013 via mobile

Iam a collector of paper money and coins. This free museum has much to offer the interested collector! It has a great display of money through our history and world history!

1  Thank Gary C
Reviewed 28 January 2013

Every currency you can think of is there for you to look at and read about. Nice museum, but that's what it is currency. Very nice, the little kids will find this boring, and do yourself a favor, don't make stupid jokes about you robbing...More

1  Thank axxiefox
Reviewed 24 December 2012

Whether you're a collector, a historian, or just a consumer, The Bank of Canada's Currency Museum is worth a visit. Stay as little or as long as you like and check out the Bank's collection of paper money. It is very user friendly, and staff...More

1  Thank JTworldwide
Reviewed 12 December 2012

We saw coins old and new from all areas of the world. There was paper money as well; many books related to coins for research

1  Thank beege155019
Reviewed 26 November 2012

A nice museum full of itens and history. A place to spend about 1-2h even with children. The souvenirs store isn't something that you will attend.

Thank Evandroepr
Reviewed 16 October 2012

We really enjoyed this free museum! We weren't expecting much because it was free but it turned out to be a nice surprise. We went with our kids age 4 & 6. There are some nice photo ops in & outside of the museum. There's...More

Thank rosysara
Reviewed 13 October 2012

It was great to see how money evolved through time from shells and rocks to the dollar bills today. Many things to see in a nice amount of time. Free to get in!

Thank Restedandrelaxed78
Reviewed 8 October 2012

Good displays..informative free tour with guide both English and French tours throughout the day. More interesting than the mint.

Thank BeneViator
Reviewed 4 October 2012

Best things in life are free... Ton's of currency from around the world. Canadian paper money i never saw before,Canadian bank i never heard of. (Molson Bank. Banque d'hochelaga). It was an interesting way to spend a few hours and learn about the history of...More

Thank NG_Travel
Reviewed 9 September 2012 via mobile

When we arrived at the museum on a rainy Saturday morning, it was empty -- we had the place for our own, which was very nice. It's not a huge place, just one floor, but then again, coins and bills are not very large objects...More

Thank ezuk55
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