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Currency Museum

Travel Guide - Currency Museum


Currency Museum operated by Bank of Japan exhibits various Japanese currencies from ancient times to recent days as well as foreign currencies and reference materials related to money. Visitors can learn Japanese history through these currencies. The actual weight of the large-sized artifacts said to be made by historical figures such as Toyotomi Hideyoshi can also be seen here.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:30 – 16:30 *admission until 30 minutes before closing


  • Mondays (except national holidays)
  • December 29 - January 4

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 3 minutes walk from Mitsukoshimae Station on the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line (Z09) or Ginza Line (G12)
  • 8 minutes walk from JR Tokyo Station

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 1-3-1, Nihombashihongokucho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 103-0021


Imran Khan @ImranKh13231449 - 2018-10-16
@Barpanda2 @ndtv They did many things.. Main attraction in museum will be:

#mjakbar… https://t.co/cQvKdQI9yi
Kimmy Kitsune @kitsunekimmy - 2018-10-16
Being one of the folks that sells tickets at the doors of the Museum, you come across unique currency. The Museum a… https://t.co/NtTi7aO9YL
Kotak Mahindra Bank @KotakBankLtd - 2018-10-15
Your kids' inquisitive questions on ancient history now end with perfect answers at the Kotak Coin Museum… https://t.co/KRm0VKwfD0
ChicagoFed @ChicagoFed - 2018-10-11
We're happy to be participating in #OHC2018. We're also happy to be one of the buildings that recycle and reuse. We… https://t.co/CWrRIhGi9r
Carol @ciaogirl9 - 2018-10-10
@tyreynolds0123 No she isn’t on any US currency. No ones re-writing history. It’s the building monuments to… https://t.co/w2HVIzlBcO
Press & Guide @pressandguide - 2018-10-10
Dearborn Historical Museum hosting currency lecture https://t.co/liGYvY942r https://t.co/cmRDUkZlia
Applications.lk @applicationslk - 2018-10-09
Curator (Currency Museum) - Central Bank - Free Application
Fred Cherrygarden 🎃 @cuthwellis - 2018-10-09
The Currency Museum of the Bank of Japan was a lovely place. No admission fee, but the exhibits were nice – they ha… https://t.co/MLV6CYDapQ
Gazette Sri Lanka @gazettejob - 2018-10-09
Curator (Currency Museum) – Central Bank of Sri Lanka https://t.co/OZXLybvUo7 https://t.co/BNMWNRqISa
CashEssentials @Cash_Essentials - 2018-10-08
The #Finnish #Currency Museum @SuomenPankki is opening the Happy #Cash exhibit tomorrow 9.10 with images from the… https://t.co/SePCzSwGL2
Caleb @cablesmithers - 2018-10-06
@MarshallRamsey I have a bag from the currency museum in Denver
21stBusFinAcademy @OlatheBusFin - 2018-10-05
Fun morning at The Fed learning about currency, touring the money museum and checking out the interactive exhibits.… https://t.co/pxj2ESPshj
Charlie @edin_charlie - 2018-10-05
National Museum of Scotland just asked me to take part in a fundraiser and in the letter they asked for £25 but the… https://t.co/fk8pX4fMJt
Royal Mint Museum @RoyalMintMuseum - 2018-10-05
If you're in London on 9 October come to the Imperial War Museum and meet our Director Kevin Clancy as he signs cop… https://t.co/0LwVIPWW5K
Klaige @Klaige - 2018-10-03
Doing touristy stuff today so feel free to mute this thread. Checking out the kc federal reserve with kara. If y… https://t.co/PjYde5poJZ
Money Museum @MoneyMuseumCS - 2018-10-03
Germany was not the only nation to issue emergency #money for use during WWI — Great Britain and France both used e… https://t.co/Rhg89vtyXI
Nurse Rabbi @NurseRabbi - 2018-10-03
@realDonaldTrump @ChicagosMayor @Chicago_Police @UN @CIA Where u belong! Treasury museum! Read threads if folks don… https://t.co/4Vl1twD2fe
David Blackmore @DBlackmoreTweet - 2018-10-02
European Pa55port: MOCA London, I Object: British Museum, DIAS 2.0: Chisenhale Studios, Disrupters and Innovators:… https://t.co/CdcfeDXtnc
David Blackmore @DBlackmoreTweet - 2018-10-02
European Pa55port: MOCA London, I Object: British Museum, DIAS 2.0: Chisenhale Studios, Disrupters and Innovators:… https://t.co/H9fVbJqls9
Shin-Howe Chen @shchen - 2018-10-02
Checking out this history of #Japanese currency!

Interesting they skipped the history of currency in English for W… https://t.co/CSglR5ERob
Gareth Harney @OptimoPrincipi - 2018-10-01
Roman Republic bronze 'aes signatum' currency bar with elephant design weighing 1.75 kg, c.275 BC, British Museum https://t.co/bunYwLZShN
Kelvin Kizito Kiyingi @kizito_kiyingi - 2018-10-01
Using simplified Comic Books to explain key exhibitions at the C.N.Kikonyogo Money Museum to children and young adu… https://t.co/QAroWIz8VZ
💵 MMS Banknotes @MMSbanknotes - 2018-10-01
Banknotes news: The revolutionary design of communist currencies - via @cnnstyle @jacoprisco https://t.co/aStqd5m4Y3 https://t.co/ZbtJbXR02v
Julie Logue @LogueLogue4 - 2018-09-30
⁦@KerryMcColgan87⁩ Long story,cut short,there’s a instant noodle museum in Japan😮1 for ur bucket list😂Quote...it’s… https://t.co/TWHiajxno5
Internet Scout @IntScout - 2018-09-29
It's here! This week's Scout Report discusses alcohol & health with @WHO 2018 global status report, America's large… https://t.co/dqZzv6h7Ag
Funranium Labs @funranium - 2018-09-28
Currently at the Bank of Japan currency museum. Been a while since I’ve been this upset at being forbidden to take… https://t.co/I00gao8qwo
Aparna Mukherjee @aparnamuk - 2018-09-27
@TaylorLorenz Oof, I pitched related (we have the new Museum of Selfies in Glendale) to https://t.co/IaE9dhUa8l’s C… https://t.co/CyGinrvkIn
Baba Babu @KibetHenry - 2018-09-27
@Patrickparmeris @Babu_Owino @maliloblessed Babu Owino must have a school , road , university , airport , museum ,n… https://t.co/XkNpTHjdrO
John Glen MP @JohnGlenUK - 2018-09-27
I thought we were innovative with the world’s first ATM 💳 but #Japan was revolutionising finance by issuing rice bo… https://t.co/fsocZ0lzwe
Underpinnings Museum @TheUPMuseum - 2018-09-26
The Bali Brassiere company began as the ‘Fay-Miss’ in 1927. A signature design feature was the ‘bow’ decorative ove… https://t.co/Z9O1aYpv8e
Galt Museum @GaltMuseum - 2018-09-24
The Bank of Canada Museum is pleased to present this exhibition about e-money and the possible impact if alternativ… https://t.co/DucBSlS2ym
Abhay Subramanian @abhay_ekadashi - 2018-09-22
@RahulGandhi Actually betrayal done by so called Gandhi family from partition to wars, devaluation of currency , Si… https://t.co/3fjcv1FPZQ
Coin Community @CoinCommunity - 2018-09-22
The Currency Museum visit this week https://t.co/JSNsjf3ZO6


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