If you think that bankers are just a load of stuffy suits hunched over their calculators all Christmas, then you are totally wrong... because they are only like that between January and November. During December the Bank of England Museum will be getting into the Christmas spirit by laying on a 'Crafty Christmas and Creative New Year' event.
You will be able to make some door hangers, face masks and even some gold bar money-boxes (but unfortunately you have to supply the gold bars yourself). And the best news of all: there will be a free chocolate coin for every child!
Craig has been to the Bank of England Museum himself, and found it to be more interesting than he was expecting. It sounds like quite a dry museum on paper, but they've got some interesting exhibits about London's history too -- so it's not all about money. You can read his review on his blog.
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Craig’s review – “I don't suppose many tourists bother to visit the Bank of England Museum (or even the locals) but I've always had a soft spot for this place. But not because of the money. I don't really care about the history of the bank -- I like it because there's lots of architectural history on display inside here. They have cabinets full of old photos and paintings and drawings… continued”
Read Craig’s Bank of England Museum review
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