The Exhibition Area introduces the work of the HKMA and the development of money and banking in Hong Kong. It comprises three sections:
- The Policy Section explains the work of the HKMA and related financial concepts;
- The Currency Section introduces the design, security features, production process and other fun facts about Hong Kong currency notes and coins, and exhibits the notes and coins currently in circulation in Hong Kong;
- The Historical Timeline traces the history of Hong Kong’s monetary, financial and banking systems from 1842 to the present, and reviews the key milestones of the HKMA’s work.