Event Details

Strike it Lucky!
Saturday 14th / Sunday 15th May 2016This event has passed.

Money makes the world go around – and you can too! Come and literally make a mint by striking your own coin – and it won’t cost you a penny! Discover lots of interesting facts and figures for your budding banker – did you know, for instance, that tea, shells and even feathers have been used as currency in the past? Now that should tickle your fancy! Have a go at cracking a safe (all in the interests of research, of course), or come and see what £1m in £20 notes looks like. Money may not make you happy but it can certainly be a lot of fun!

Show times

2.30 - 4pm


The Museum on the Mound tells the stories of money, the impressive Bank of Scotland Head Office building and banking in Scotland.

Museum on the Mound
The Mound, Edinburgh, EH1 1YZ


0131 243 5464

Entry prices


Museum on the Mound LGE


disabled access / gift shop / baby changing / Toilets 

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