Bank of Canada's Currency Museum

Explore the science and the artistry behind our currency at the Bank of Canada’s Currency Museum, “where money talks.”  With over 104,000 artifacts, the museum features the largest, most complete collection of Canadian bank notes, coins, and money-related artifacts in the world.

Learn about the history of currency, from the earliest paper money first used in China, to the latest technology employed for Canada’s newest polymer-based bills. 

Note: The museum is currently closed for renovations; however, you can visit their website for information on their collections and travelling exhibitions, as well as regular blog updates featuring artifact profiles and more. 

245 Sparks Street, Ottawa, ON K1A 0G9

Tel: (613) 782 - 8914

Due to ongoing renovations of the Bank of Canada’s head office facility, the Currency Museum is closed for the time being.