Currency Museumof the Bank of Canada
From teeth and bones, to coins and paper, humans have always loved trading currency. See the evolution of cash at this impressive gallery.
- The Museum houses the largest institutional collection of Canadian money and monetary objects in the world, and chronicles the evolutionary of Canadian currency from pre-colonial times to the present.
- Exhibits trace the origins of money in different cultures around the world - from teeth and bones to coins and paper.
- One of the Museum's most popular attractions is a 3-ton Yap stone, used as currency in Micronesia.
- The Collector's Corner features some of the most rare Canadian and international coins and currency you'll see anywhere.
- A Discovery Room plays host to children's activities.