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Bank of Scotland ‘Museum on the Mound’ Edinburgh

by Lisa
Bank of Scotland Museum on the Mound Edinburgh

Have you ever seen 2 Million Pound at one place? Or do you know about the long history of ‘Bank of Scotland’? In a historic building that lived through all the happenings and enormous growing and expanding of Edinburgh, the Bank has always been a constant in the City, overlooking if from the Mound. In the Scottish Headquarter of Lloyds Baking Group, the Museum on the Mound opened in 2006. As the admission fee is free to everyone I can highly recommend visiting this Museum focussed on Banking.

While I approached the Museum a friendly employee opened the entrance door for me and handed me the brochure of the museum – how amazing! The visit to the Museum is started and ended in the Shop, where you can buy collectable coins, postcards or similarities. In 6 Rooms on one Level you are guided through the Years of forming Scotlands oldest Bank back in the Year 1695, learn more about what housing conditions were like in the Industrial Revolution or discover all the Coins since David I. of Scotland in the Year 1124. Here I thought it’s absolutely impressive to see how money evolved over hundreds of years. Starting with just two coins in the beginning of the 12th century to now about a dozen different ones.

Address Museum on the Mound Edinburgh

The Mound
Edinburgh EH1 1YZ
Scotland – United Kingdom
Website: museumonthemound.com

Bank of Scotland Museum on the Mound Edinburgh

Bank of Scotland Museum on the Mound Edinburgh

Bank of Scotland Museum on the Mound Edinburgh

Bank of Scotland Museum on the Mound Edinburgh

Bank of Scotland Museum on the Mound Edinburgh

Bank of Scotland Museum on the Mound Edinburgh

Bank of Scotland Museum on the Mound Edinburgh

Bank of Scotland Museum on the Mound Edinburgh

Bank of Scotland Museum on the Mound Edinburgh

Bank of Scotland Museum on the Mound Edinburgh

Lisa
Hi, I'm Lisa and welcome to my Joy Della Vita Travelblog. Joy della Vita, inspired by the Italian language, means 'Joy of Life'. And this is what can be found here. Travel, Food, Mobility & (Travel-)Lifestyle.

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