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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


Alix Johnson @AlixJohnson_PR - 2020-04-06
Currency is an ambassador of a country & the culture it represents. I love finding out the meaning behind what is p… https://t.co/Nmzo4bts4o
🌙Universal Golgappa🌻 @BaaTheGolGappa - 2020-04-04
In my 20s
We went to the State Bank Museum where they have every currency from every time in the region https://t.co/WS7xDFmvak
Larry Chiang @duck9 @LarryChiang - 2020-04-01
Germany has a museum of money. It allegedly has a lot of currency but no security because the fiat is now worthless… https://t.co/2zTZ8i1NAe
MiraX @MiraX63292176 - 2020-03-31
@verndog68 #symbolism
It could possibly be rescue #mission !
Red Cross logo is mirroring Swiss flag.
HQ of the Int… https://t.co/u6UVsM4PYs
Steven Luotto @LuottoSteven - 2020-03-31
@Visit_Czechia @Vaclavjoseph Was there in 1970 (post invasion) an amazing living car museum with lots of Tatras and… https://t.co/V2B36JrnPt
Annelise Baer, MA ☥ @annelisebaer - 2020-03-30
Animal Crossing update:
-Patiently waiting for museum to open so I can give them like 9 fish+bugs
-I caught an emp… https://t.co/56oONFeydc
Per Kurowski @PerKurowski - 2020-03-30
A timely coronavirus / COVID-19 exhibition?
British Museum’s “Currency in crisis: German emergency money 1914 – 19… https://t.co/qA56txAaKQ
Kam1 @R_Formosa_Pace - 2020-03-29
@Alphaajr Build the museum, it will take time to progress. Most utility which is heavily needed comes after 3-4 day… https://t.co/2ZKaz5DWwD
Option Cee @_optioncee - 2020-03-29
Is this still a currency or an antique in the museum? https://t.co/ubdsifBmzo
MuseumGeneratorBot @MuseumGenerator - 2020-03-26
Greetings from the Museum of Future Attention! Due to instabilities in time created by our artefacts our shop will… https://t.co/ZAvnR5gQQV
Omu Resorts @omuresorts - 2020-03-26
Did you ever get to use any one of these?
Review currencies from decades ago @ the Omu resort antique museum.
.… https://t.co/fPSlWJtnEU
Robert Bickford @rbickford33 - 2020-03-26
THE CORONA CRISES BILL: The Pork in this Bill are laws that will eventually get rid of the Constitution, and the De… https://t.co/I2B5QnoMxP
IanInLangley @IanInLangley - 2020-03-25
... yeah... cause you know how expensive it is to run a museum during a Pandemic... (they will lose less money)

It… https://t.co/jt3YATnSTD
Payton Koppert @dabqueenpayton - 2020-03-24
@Ricardomorenooo Fish, catch bugs, donate them to the museum, upgrade your home, pay off your mortgage, get your ha… https://t.co/pTLRB0KHGP
sarah 🐾 @sarawwh_ - 2020-03-24
legit dont understand how some of yall in animal crossing have mansions and 63836484974 miles currency like i JUST opened the museum
ChaseyD @TheChaseYD - 2020-03-23
Tom Nook should 'really' compensate me for-

Assisting Blathers in the museum
Assembling not one but three separate… https://t.co/0KCUpmgiLU
N. Kristine Johnson @GerudosEheniv - 2020-03-23
In a perfect world: you can dig up fossils in your town, have them appraised by the bloke at the local museum and i… https://t.co/SrA5F90mwB
Starz @Gold_Starz - 2020-03-23
@shaun_vids You collect stuff like bugs and fish and can donate them to your local museum or sell them for currency… https://t.co/nqmt01xEcQ
Franklin Okere @okere_franklin - 2020-03-22
I keep old Nigerian currency, have been doing it for over 15years.

Incase you have never seen N2, N1 and 50kobo co… https://t.co/TJQ77yMmBR
Phiłip Kennedy ₿&Ł💔 @KennedyFinance - 2020-03-22
@LawrenceLepard @TheStalwart @dampedspring The dollar is currency rather than money. The platinum coins will sit i… https://t.co/P0eEHt4zBE
marianne's possum army @punchyfakegamer - 2020-03-22
@AceMorningStar Tom nook went out of his way to create an island with its own self sustaining currency, pays reside… https://t.co/1ovcT6sc6G
♠💭Bry @ Greninja🐸 Best Mon Confirmed @Greyninjear - 2020-03-22
@diinomaton Nook miles are earned by doing literally everything and basically just an additional currency tbh?
How… https://t.co/CozLeApPw5
𝔸𝕣𝕥 𝕄𝕦𝕤𝕖𝕦𝕞 𝔹𝕠𝕥 @art_museum_bot - 2020-03-22
Weimar-era currency: one-hundred mark bank note
Archival Material
German, c. 1922 https://t.co/TUukOpjXek
Calm. Of The Chicago Nakers PG #29 @CalmBlackGuyTTV - 2020-03-21
Digging up fossils is an incredibly important part of building a diverse museum, but if you’ve assessed one with Bl… https://t.co/QfEJ0F6ik0
MuseumGeneratorBot @MuseumGenerator - 2020-03-20
Welcome to the Museum of the History of Robots! Due to instabilities in time created by our artefacts our shop will… https://t.co/BuFRPEOgPR
CCN & CSN @trajanpublisher - 2020-03-18
As the country reels in response to the #COVID_19 outbreak, both the @BoCMuseum and @CanadianMint boutiques in Otta… https://t.co/xvqw4uMmb3
FEBRUARY 17 🎂💃🎊🎉🎁🎶🎵❤️🥰 @Agreewithsegree - 2020-03-16
@annaliesalin They must have received them thinking they were real hard currency - not knowing that these out of ci… https://t.co/tMA8M7VXTt
Maxwell Little 🇺🇸 @MaxHPF - 2020-03-16
The Federal Reserve is delaying processing dollars that have been transferred from Asia. A Museum in Paris isn't ac… https://t.co/pefvRuBnQU
webnow @webnowcompany - 2020-03-16
Bitcoin came into being at a time when the fragility of the global economy was exposed. While the proponents of the… https://t.co/ncdTYLOIPh
Farmers' Bank of Rustico @FarmersBankPEI - 2020-03-14
A fun activity for the whole family! One of our interactive features at the Farmers' Bank of Rustico Museum let's y… https://t.co/Mhhtbd52it
Hiroyuki.Mihara 三原 弘之 @bitbank @h3hara - 2020-03-14
At the British Museum. Emergency currency issued by German local towns in WW1. We are lucky enough to have at least… https://t.co/4yQ2K43Q8u
Olivia R @oliviatwistxx - 2020-03-12
It’s 2089. Society is brave new world with aesthetic dressings of the Jetsons. The only viable currency is #bitcoin… https://t.co/U8xS8wyNs6


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