Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of England Museum traces the history of the bank from its foundation in 1694. The collection on display includes silver, prints, paintings, banknotes, coins, ancient gold bars, pikes and muskets used to defend the bank, as well as Roman pottery and mosaics uncovered on the site when it was rebuilt in 1930. Also on exhibit are documents relating to famous clients such as Horatio Nelson, George Washington and the Duchess of Marlborough.
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Bank of England Museum and Nearby Attractions on Map
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