Fact No. 7:
Sweden's central bank, Sveriges Riksbank, is believed to be the world's oldest, forming in 1668, making it 245 years older than the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Sources: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, U.S. News & World Report, FDIC.gov, Bloomberg Businessweek, Yahoo! and Babson College Finance Professor John C. Edmunds, CNBC, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Sverigas Riksbank.