May 16, 2014 · 5:45 PM
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Let us take advantage of a rare opportunity for an evening visit to the BANK of ENGLAND MUSEUM - FREE ENTRY (late night opening) followed by drinks afterwards.
As well as all the usual displays, there will be presentations on banknotes in the Museum. and Bank staff will be on hand to answer questions about gold, money and the history of the Bank and the Museum etc. Open until late (9:00pm).
Learn about the Bank from its earliest days to its current role - setting rates to keep inflation low, issuing banknotes and working with others to keep the financial system stable.
Use our interactive and audio-visual displays.
The Monetary Policy Balloon lets you set interest rates to control inflation.
Examine banknotes, the intricacies of their design and their security features.
Take our audio tour for a fascinating insight into the Bank of yesterday and today.
See Sir John Soane’s 1793 Bank Stock Office, a modern reconstruction on the original site of the first major work for the Bank by the renowned Georgian architect.
Lift a genuine gold bar*, one of several on display.
The Museum shop, offers a range of gifts to suit all budgets.
We will head off to a bar for a drink afterwards (from about 7.15pm onwards).
There is a second event at Jamies Creechurch Lane (10 minutes walk away from the Bank of England) for those members who want to enjoy a Friday Night Drink afterwards. I have also organised some free nibbles at the drinks event. You can arrive anytime at Jamiesafter you have finished at the Bank of England museum.
You can RSVP for the drinks event by clicking here
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