Fakes and Forgeries: Yesterday and Today

Fakes & Forgeries: Yesterday and Today, is a Royal Ontario Museum - produced travelling exhibition. The interactive exhibition presents 115 real and fake objects that run the gamut from historical specimens and cultural artifacts, to household items and designer name brands. Visitors of all ages are invited to guess which objects are real and which are clever fakes. There is also educational information about pirated computer software as well as a section on counterfeit currency. Visitors learn how to tell authentic pieces from sly forgeries and discover the fascinating lengths forgers will take to hoodwink the unwary.

Location Ontario Power Generation Gallery

DateJanuary 25th to March 24th 2013

People viewing Fakes and Forgeries

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