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The National Bank’s Collection, Brussels

The National Bank’s Collection - Brussels, Belgium
The National Bank’s Collection
boulevard de Berlaimont 14, Brussels, Belgium 1000Map
De Berlaimontlaan 14
+32 2 221 4628
Neighborhood: City
Overview

The National Bank’s Collection stresses mainly on economy and development of money. The collection has exhibits ranging from the antique means of payments to the latest ones, including coins, medals and notes, documents likes paintings and drawings and some other artifacts and machines. The exhibits also include latest banknotes and coins.

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The National Bank’s Collection General Information
  • Type: Arts & Museums
  • Nearest Train: Gare Centrale
  • Venue Description:
    This bank, apart from its other services,  offers a unique collection of currencies and bank notes, is a must-see if in Brussels. Behind all currencies, coins, and notes hides a very captivating tale. From rare objects used as currency (including shells, animal cogs, and stones) to the most technologically-advanced, fraud-proof bank notes: you'll find it here all. The place boasts such treasures as one of the first European currencies, counterfeit bank notes issued by Hitler, notes from the concentration camps featuring the Star of David, and of course the famous Euro! Really a must, not only for currency enthusiasts, but for anyone who is captivated by world history.
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