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Free museum located on the ground level of the reserve bank. It explains when the system changed to dollars, history of the bank notes and coins. We learned that when there is a change of monarch, then the side of the monarch on the notes...More
We walked by this museum and decided to stop in. Admission is free and a gentleman at the front desk kindly gave us a guided tour pointing out the highlights like a 3000 year old coin, other old coins, a million dollars and several other...More
This museum showcases a fascinating history of banking and money in New Zealand. An extensive collection of notes and coin are on display. Display panels are easily readable. As a specialised museum, it is well worth a visit for both local and international visitors.
This is a small but interesting museum with a lot of things to offer. It has the MONIAC hydraulic computer being invented by New Zealand economist bill Phillips in 1949. The economist is available to have demonstration of MONIAC on the first Wednesday each month...More
I wasn't even aware there was a museum here until I went there for a meeting.
I didn't have time to look around then so returned to have a more leisurely look around last month.
So much history and particularly interesting to anyone wanting to...More
I always like going to museums at central banks around the world and this is a good little museum if you are interested in old money or economics. There is a good display about the history of the bank and of money in New Zealand,...More
I didn't even know this was here but we came for a seminar held here. Note though that the address on this is incorrect, it's actually at 1 The Terrace, Wellington
The museum is smallish but interesting exhibits and history and purpose of the Reserve...More
Just so interesting, the history of money in NZ, and what it does for the economy, the secret vaults that were used to house new printed money and the vaults themselves. Oh. ...and the caged vault with a million dollars in it, though rendered worthless...More