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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


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Clifton Park and Museum @CliftonParkMus - 2019-06-19
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Luke Swasbrook @3Dswasb - 2019-06-19
Playing with Money:
currency and games exhibit at the British museum.
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Mary Lee @MLeeCrew10 - 2019-06-19
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Melanie and David @connectedtable - 2019-06-18
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Patrick Flamm @PtrckFlmm - 2019-06-17
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Sir Andy Murray @mrsbiltawulf - 2019-06-15
My mum was asked to leave Beamish Museum a couple of years ago because she pulled up the maths teacher repeatedly (… https://t.co/qPcaIEFdMJ
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Clifton Park and Museum @CliftonParkMus - 2019-06-11
Can we tempt you to the museum on a rainy day with some vintage books? ☔ 📚

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#MuseumsTogether @MuseumsTogethe1 - 2019-06-10
#Coins on #Parade in #Chesterfield #Museum 💰


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#MuseumsTogether @MuseumsTogethe1 - 2019-06-10
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Annelies Van de Ven @archaeoa1 - 2019-06-10
My favourite #currency themed exhibit in a museum is located in the @LouvreAbuDhabi
Great digital interactive disp… https://t.co/ibvHZgeat9
Catherine Fairless @cefairless - 2019-06-10
As a young Art Historian I wrote my dissertation on the events of 2003 - many of the artefacts are familiar. Now as… https://t.co/b4XbIgcPqT
Charlotte Mitchell @DottyLottie79 - 2019-06-10
#MuseumsTogether30 #currency Part if the Roman Morton board in Chesterfield museum https://t.co/m1hxZKOhrL
Museum 4 Watton @Museum4Watton - 2019-06-10
Finally to today and #currency , this is an area where the museum has some beautiful examples especially those from… https://t.co/L0T8wOA2Nk
RAF Metheringham @RafMetheringham - 2019-06-10
Do you like to shop?

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Rebecca Nelson @RebeccaANelson4 - 2019-06-10
#MuseumsTogether30 Day 9 was #currency. The photograph below shows Edmund Raper who was the Senior Attendent at Hul… https://t.co/3WvzlycWGP
Rebecca Nelson @RebeccaANelson4 - 2019-06-10
The scrapbook contains all sorts of fascinating insights into life at the museum, including photographs, pamphlets,… https://t.co/42i9BDzyDf
ʜᴀɴɴᴀʜ ᴍᴀᴛʜᴇʀ @HannahRMather - 2019-06-10
Yesterday’s #MuseumsTogether30 was all about #Currency and I can’t think of any finer examples than the coins displ… https://t.co/crXl9v06Ql
#MuseumsTogether @MuseumsTogethe1 - 2019-06-09
So today is all about #Currency 💰 💴

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#MuseumsTogether @MuseumsTogethe1 - 2019-06-09
Who says we #Museum types don’t have a wicked sense of humour 😂

Top🃏award goes to @ChertseyMuseum 😉

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Chertsey Museum @ChertseyMuseum - 2019-06-09
#Museum30 Day 9 #Currency

Let’s be Franc, we love a museum shop! If you have a Yen to spend your #Currency, look n… https://t.co/Jmoz8TSJUt
Lynn Museum @Lynn_Museum - 2019-06-09
One of our most popular displays is the Iron Age Sedgeford Hoard of 32 gold coins, or 'staters', which were found b… https://t.co/GJC7Vc85rT
Nazeea Elahi @ntelahi - 2019-06-09
Today’s topic #Currency is perfect timing as I’m off to Paris this morning! Here’s my currency ready for any museum… https://t.co/KUcIixZEYe
Nicki Collins @nickibubble1976 - 2019-06-09
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REME Museum @REME_MUSEUM - 2019-06-09
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Francine McKenna @retheauditors - 2019-06-07
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George Dutch @georgedutch - 2019-06-07
Debriefed local client on recent meeting with #CollectionsManager at #Currency Museum. https://t.co/yp2pPKP2gp
Wallace Milner @wallace_milner - 2019-06-07
Getting thrown out of the apush living history museum because I interrupted the play to complain about the inaccurate use of paper currency


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