Currency Museum

Recommended
Money from early China, Greece, Rome, Byzantium, Medieval and Renaissance Europe to its introduction and use in North America. The development of Canadian money is highlighted, with examples of wampum, the card money of New France, Hudson's Bay Company tokens, the first banknotes and decimal currency. The Bank of Canada's emergence is also depicted.

Useful information

Adresse : 

Bank of Canada complex - 245 Sparks St.

Opening hours

closed until 2016

Nearby tourist attractions

Supreme Court (Ottawa)
Supreme Court (Ottawa)
Canada's Supreme Court occupies a
15 minutes
Sparks Street Mall
Sparks Street Mall
A pleasant pedestrian concourse lined
Parliament Hill (Ottawa)
Parliament Hill (Ottawa)
Three Gothic-style parliament buildings
90 minutes
Centre Block
Centre Block
The only part of the original structure
30 minutes
East Block
East Block
Some of the offices have been
30 minutes
Bytown Museum
Bytown Museum
Inside the 1827 Old Commissariat
15 minutes
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Supreme Court (Ottawa)
Supreme Court (Ottawa)
Canada's Supreme Court occupies a
15 minutes
Centre Block
Centre Block
The only part of the original structure
30 minutes
East Block
East Block
Some of the offices have been
30 minutes
See all