Bank of Canada Museum - National Currency Collection
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.
Address:234 Laurier Avenue West, K1A 0G9 Ottawa
closed until 2016