Banking and Currency Museum

Banking and Currency Museum

The Museum is the only one of its kind which attempts to display the history and banking memorabilia of all banks, building societies and credit unions. A private museum established 9 December 1988, owned and operated by Michael P. Vort-Ronald, numismatic writer and publisher. Large collections of moneyboxes, passbooks, equipment, signage, gems, minerals, fossils, meteorites and special ultraviolet mineral displays are included in the collection, which covers the history of Australian currency with particular emphasis on the last century. There are collections of notes and coins not featured in any Government museum, as well as collections of currency from England, America and Papua New Guinea.

Address: 
3 Graves Street, Kadina, SA
Tel: 
0888212906
Hours: 
10am-4.30pm Sun-Thurs also by appointment, closed June.
Admission: 
Adults $4, Concession $3, Children 5 - 17 years $1
Facilities: 
Guided tours, shop
Collection: 
Over 2,500 moneyboxes, machines, memorabilia and money as printed and minted. 50,000 newly minted coins. Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Meteorites and Special ultraviolet mineral displays.
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Items

Money Box

Collection of Money Boxes

Collection of Money Boxes
Description:
Collection of money boxes from around the world.

Indenture document

Adelaide Clearing House

Creator:
Adelaide Clearing House
Description:
Twenty eight large and eight small handwritten pages of an agreement between eight banks to establish the Adelaide Clearing House, where cheques could be exchanged between banks, plus several later indentures and agreements.
Date:
5.4.1894

Bank ledgers and record books

English Scottish and Australian Chartered and Limited Bank

Creator:
English Scottish and Australian Chartered Bank, Clare SA and other places
Description:
Over 50 various leather bound ledgers of ES&A Chartered Bank and ES&A Bank Limited mostly from Clare, South Australia.
Date:
1872-1926

Bank ledgers and record books

Bank of Australasia

Creator:
Bank of Australasia, Murray Bridge, SA
Description:
Over 40 various bank ledgers and record books.
Date:
1928-1941