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The Bank Of England Museum
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Threadneedle Street
The City EC2R 8AH
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+44 (0) 20 7601 5491
www.bankofengland.co.uk/mus_arch.htm

The Bank Of England Museum

Last updated November 29th, 2020

Threadneedle Street
The City EC2R 8AH
(Click hereto get directions)

The ‘Old Lady of Threadneedle Street’ is the national bank of the United Kingdom. The national gold reserves are kept in its vaults. The Bank of England was incorporated by Royal charter in 1694 as in order to finance the war against Louis XIV of France, and was brought under government control only in 1946. The majestic building which it occupies was designed by Sir John Soane, and was built between 1788 and 1833, although it was completely rebuilt between 1924 and 1939. Admission is free.

Opening Times

Note: Owing to temporary closures the times below may not accurately reflect current opening hours.

MON
10:00 - 17:00
TUE
10:00 - 17:00
WED
10:00 - 17:00
THU
10:00 - 17:00
FRI
10:00 - 17:00
SAT
Closed
SUN
Closed

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