Financial museum: Pingyao Draft Bank

Financieel museum Pingyao Draft Bank

The Financial House Museum is home to China’s first ‘draft bank “which dates from 1823; a bank where the Chinese could withdraw money. Here you will find the founder of the Chinese banking system. After this first branch in Pingyao, a total of over 40 other branches soon followed all through China. The museum covers a total of 1400 m2 and shows old offices, rooms and the first checks. Located on Xi Da Jie Street, it will be the black wooden building.