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1 Czech National Bank MONEY MUSEUM The Museum is located at 28 Na Příkopě, 115 03 Praha 1 in the centre of Prague. It is open Tuesday – Friday. Visits.

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1 1 Czech National Bank MONEY MUSEUM The Museum is located at 28 Na Příkopě, Praha 1 in the centre of Prague. It is open Tuesday – Friday. Visits start at 9.00 a.m., a.m. and 1.00 p.m. and on Thursdays also at 4.00 p.m. Closed on Mondays, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. Owing to an extraordinary interest in the exhibition the visit is possible only if you make a reservation in advance. Only 34 visitors are allowed per visit. Admission is free.

2 2 Czech National Bank EXPOSITION - PEOPLE AND MONEY The Czech National Bank Exposition is situated in the building, which was Originally built in for the Živnostenská banka (Tradesmens Bank). The central bank took over the building in The People and Money Exhibition was installed on premises used to serve as a vault for the clients personal strongboxes. The exhibition opened on 2 January 2002.

3 3 Czech National Bank EXPOSITION - PEOPLE AND MONEY The exhibition People and Money illustrates the history of money evolution from flint to digital money and chips. The exhibition provides a comprehensive picture of both monetary and financial development in the Czechlands, including the story of the Czech National Bank since its foundation. Visitors are invited to take advantage of the following facilities: Audio-visual viewings presented in a video-room at the entrance to the exhibition area, 65 show-cases displaying unique exhibits and payment instruments (a special show-case containing a ton of gold), forgeries and examples of money protection techniques, interactive touch-screens, vast quantities of information stored in multimedia computers. Digital audio guides with English or German commentary can be borrowed.

4 4 Czech National Bank EXPOSITION - PEOPLE AND MONEY Entrance Hall to the Ground Floor of the Building The vault door serving as the entrance is original, still fully functional and weight metric tonnes

5 5 Czech National Bank EXPOSITION - PEOPLE AND MONEY 65 SHOW-CASES displaying unique exhibits and payment instruments are situated in strongroom ( vault - former clients personal strongboxes )

6 6 Czech National Bank EXPOSITION - PEOPLE AND MONEY

7 7 As the Exhibition is arranged chronologically, it is recommended to go from one number display case to another. Show cases From the First Money discovered on our Territory to the Foundation of Czechoslovakia Show cases 11–14, 16-24, Period between the World WarsFrom the First Money Show case 15 One ton of gold in a specially protected show case Show cases Legal Tender Designes

8 8 Czech National Bank EXPOSITION - PEOPLE AND MONEY Show cases The German Occupation oh the Czech Lands Show cases From Occupation to Socialism Show case Forgeries and Money Protection

9 9 Czech National Bank EXPOSITION - PEOPLE AND MONEY Show cases Building of Socialism Show case 50 Memorial Coins Show cases – 1992 Period Show cases to the Present Show case 65 European Union Accession

10 10 Czech National Bank EXPOSITION - PEOPLE AND MONEY By arrangement with the guide, the following extra video presentations can be viewed at the end of your visit: Cash Handling at the CNB The 5,000-crown note The twenty-crown note The Czech National Bank and the European Union Silver commemorative coins Seventy Years of the National Bank of Czechoslovakia Gold Coins of the Crown Lands of Bohemia Genuine or Counterfeit Coins and Us Banknotes and Us Karel Engliš

11 11 Czech National Bank EXPOSITION - PEOPLE AND MONEY Interactive Touch-Screens Five Touch–Screens make it possible to retrieve and study in detail Texts, Exhibits and Money on Display in all 65 show–cases. Other Touch-Screen Features include: Exhibition – related Attention and knowledge TEST, Exhibition Glossary (Definitions of a number of Finance-Related Terms), Entertaining Money Perspective (Money and Financial Records, Money in Proverbs and saying).

12 12 Czech National Bank EXPOSITION - PEOPLE AND MONEY Financial education is at the heart of the Exposition. For more than 12 years, educators from the Czech National Bank have been bringing students to the Museum to help them understand how finance impacts their daily lives. The most frequent visitors are students - more than 83%. Of educational institutions, the most frequent visitors are universities (excluding commercial colleges) - almost 40%. Visits by commercial colleges represent 32.8%. The CNB Exhibition: Na Příkopě 28, Praha 1, Czech Republic, ; Phone: ; Fax: The virtual tour (video - an idea of the exhibition )


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