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Though small, the museum is located inside the impressive Bank of Montreal building. The museum is free and presents a fascinating time line of the financial history of Montreal, its interactions with the French and British, how the settlers financed and regulated trade and property,...More
Firstly this is free but it’s also short however worth a quick look into how BMO became what it is today. Includes a replica branch through to early bank notes.
But for me it wasn’t the so much the museum but the old building it...More
A Characterful historically imposing building in the heart of Montreal Old Town. You can't fail to be impressed by this building. It doesn't matter if what's beyond the door doesn't blow you away but it's a lovely building to see, assess and consider.
It's a nice little museum really not much more in the room. It has some Curren$y and display cases coins and bills as well as some old equipment. What is real impressive is the building which the museum is held the architecture and the expense...More
This neo classical building is still impressive both from the outside and inside. We visited it as part of the Old Montreal walking tour.
There is a small museum about its history as a bank. Now it used by IT start ups and there is...More
The Bank of Montreal is the oldest bank in Canada, founded in 1817 - Used to be the head office of the bank but not anymore. Visit the inside but again no worries if it is closed, the exterior neoclassical style / Pantheon-like building is...More
Great building, inside and out. It has a lot of marble. If you are interested in architecture this is worth a quick look. The lobby has a WW I monument. It was is near the Catherdral. See both at the same time.
This small museum located in the Head Office building of Bank of Montreal tells the history of the bank (Canada's first) and the history of banking and money in Canada.
Also includes a selection of children's banks.
Be sure to take a look at the...More