Fakes and Forgeries: Yesterday and Today | Level 3

Learn to spot the differences between fakes and real artifacts that run the gamut from Natural History and World Cultures, to modern designer brands in this fascinating, interactive exhibition. Visitors of all ages are invited to guess which Museum artifacts are real and which are clever fakes. There is also educational information about pirated computer software courtesy of Microsoft Canada as well as sections on counterfeit currency provided by the Bank of Canada. Visitors learn how to tell authentic pieces from sly forgeries and discover the fascinating lengths forgers will go to hoodwink the unwary.