The Royal Mint puts 1,000 years of history into combining the finest craftsmanship with cutting-edge techniques to make coins and medals for over 60 countries.

At the new Royal Mint Experience you can gain unprecedented access to discover the people and events behind the coins in your pocket, and hear some surprising stories from our history.

Meet the experts who share a passion for making money, and have the option to strike your very own coin as a memento of your visit. Go behind the scenes at the world’s leading export mint to follow the journey of a coin, from a blank to a bank.

Experience the sights, sounds and smells of thousands of glistening coins, hot off the press to the precision striking of over 700 coins per minute. Learn about Sir Isaac Newton’s innovations while Master of The Royal Mint and technological advances invested in the new 12-sided £1 coin.

Discover fascinating facts about the coins in your pocket and the craftsmanship that goes into each miniature work of art. See another side to the coins in your pocket.

Find out more at the Royal Mint Experience.