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 Hours

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


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

Access / 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 / Location

* Please click each address to show the location.


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