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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


Maxwell Museums @maxwellmuseums - 2019-04-19
Our new display 'Playing with Money: currency and games' opened at the @britishmuseum today! A key board game we sh… https://t.co/MfHuJikknn
Andre 🤷 Masella @apmasell - 2019-04-18
Oh, Americans make me laugh. I'm at the museum and an American wants to use US dollars. I tell him we exchange at f… https://t.co/RfwkFFebi1
Catherine Boardman @CulturalWed - 2019-04-18
I’d forgotten ‘Sum it Up’ a board game to help you understand the new dangled decimal currency. It is now part of… https://t.co/Ery6vwLj1s
Subhadip Mukherjee @subhadipindia - 2019-04-18
The newest addition to the City of Joy is the RBI Currency Museum. Truly world class. Last but not the least you ge… https://t.co/tIJpOVLN65
New York State Museum @nysmuseum - 2019-04-17
Recent excavation of the Engel Farm precontact site in Albany by the museum's CRSP yielded these 6 projectile point… https://t.co/9wpqklua5h
Kathryn Reusch @klreusch - 2019-04-16
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Museum of the American Revolution @AmRevMuseum - 2019-04-16
Join us tonight at #HistoryAfterHours: Death & Taxes at the Museum!

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Prof. Steve Hanke @steve_hanke - 2019-04-16
.@MthuliNcube promises a new currency for #Zimbabwe within 12 mos. New currency would change nothing as no one trus… https://t.co/21vbbLJ4pQ
Teri Grier @TeriGrier - 2019-04-16
Continental Currency | Museum of the American Revolution https://t.co/j2xKOBP07g
TheCryptoCactus @TheCryptoCactus - 2019-04-16
@neuromancer_BTC Can put the patent up in the future museum of crypto currency maybe?
ada @1024YB - 2019-04-15
A real estate scion won't make himself!

New Yorker: 'At the heart of the island's [$27 billion] development are se… https://t.co/Vk6uwuju8v
ada @1024YB - 2019-04-15
New Yorker: 'The island will also be home to a [NYU] satellite campus, boutique hotels, golf courses, a performing-… https://t.co/7thjJgpsFs
Archie @megacontango - 2019-04-14
Cool money exhibit @ British Museum featuring this section on Swedish and Japanese copper mining in the 1600s and h… https://t.co/degAAdaTVX
Ian McDonald @ian_mcdonaldo - 2019-04-13
When will #Japan’s #economy blossom like these #Sakura? @Yves_Global inspired the visit to the currency museum, whe… https://t.co/WjLp1XUNob
The Old Currency Exchange @old_currency_ex - 2019-04-13
@TrimontiumTrust @britishmuseum Its nice to see a small regional museum
displaying their local archaeological heritage.
Kids and Compass @kidsandcompass - 2019-04-12
Money Museum in Colorado Springs: History Unfolds in Coins and Currency https://t.co/spjU9NX1bx
Roberson Museum @Roberson_Museum - 2019-04-12
This piece by Joseph Mender feature sketches of a possible future Lithuanian currency, aimed at protesting the subj… https://t.co/e7dcE2EXwx
FitzMuseumEducation @FitzMuseumEduca - 2019-04-11
Make your own currency at Teens art workshop - Sat 20 April 2-4pm at the Fitzwilliam Museum led by guest Royal Coll… https://t.co/L5zfXVYmvg
Varamedí @MonedaVaramedi - 2019-04-11
🧐A spy at the @Tate Modern museum! A businessman who is strongly in favour of #VARAMEDI, the local currency of Zafr… https://t.co/HG3a6NKkGD
Libreria della Spada @Libreria_Spada - 2019-04-10
The Currency of Taste
The Gibbons Georgian Silver Collection
of the Lauren Rogers Museum of… https://t.co/psQzJeBmn6
Flying Cloud @FlyingCloud01 - 2019-04-09
@tzed250 @laurenpgiles You’ve got a lot to be proud of, laurenpgiles. Law firm partner, electronic currency expert,… https://t.co/1hOPK6XnwP
Bath for Europe#FBPE @BathforEurope - 2019-04-08
@jessicaelgot We’ve got some currency for the Museum but perhaps we need a few Marks - or will that make Monsieur F… https://t.co/zCbWAcOWX7
Cadet Bone Slurs @LennyClaxton - 2019-04-08
@MelvinGillham1 @NRA_museums So you think it was purchased by the NRA museum with currency from when the gun was ma… https://t.co/S32A1SZ2Yr
J Mummey🐰 @mummey_j - 2019-04-07
Did you know our National Museum of American History has a coin collection containing coins created 2,700 years ago… https://t.co/JlLXlJHaJF
StraliaBank.net @StraliabankNet - 2019-04-07
Market Operations https://t.co/17SuG0kYUX via @RBAInfo
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MelExplores @Momsandkeyboard - 2019-04-06
Money Museum in Colorado Springs: History Unfolds in Coins and Currency https://t.co/Vi5vyX7NiJ
Asiff Hirji @AsiffHirji - 2019-04-05
Bank of Canada museum: good simple definition of debasing a currency https://t.co/OZC00h5jdR
Owen Duffy @owen_duffy - 2019-04-04
Honoured to have been asked to give a short talk at the British Museum on 17 April for the launch of their Playing… https://t.co/8uyBjqiSWs
516 ARTS @516ARTS - 2019-04-03
It was an honor to include Ramiro Gomez' work in 'Currency: What do you value?' - the last exhibition at 516 ARTS.… https://t.co/1ClOtFUV07
100cobbledroads @100cobbledroads - 2019-04-02
Money Museum in Colorado Springs: History Unfolds in Coins and Currency https://t.co/8GUF3U86er
Ketki @Ecokats - 2019-04-02
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OCCUPY WISDOM @OccupyWisdom - 2019-04-02
Soon, a representative cryptographic currency (using money [gold]) will be created and bitcoin will be in the museu… https://t.co/MIrfcJQcb4
SmallTownWashington&Beyond @SmallTownWA - 2019-04-02
Money Museum in Colorado Springs: History Unfolds in Coins and Currency https://t.co/RJCQYYEnz6
Banque Du Liban @BDL_Lebanon - 2019-04-01
We can’t wait to see you & your children participating in La Nuit des Musées!

This year, your kids will leave the… https://t.co/pHVZ3tNPqb
bbadger ImJustAGurl @barclaybadger - 2019-04-01
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