Currency Museum of the Bank of Japan

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Currency Museum of the Bank of Japan
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The Japan Currency Museum in Nihonbashi.
Location2-1-1 Nihonbashi-hongokucho, Chūō, Tokyo
Coordinates35°41′7.33″N 139°46′18.47″E / 35.6853694°N 139.7717972°E / 35.6853694; 139.7717972Coordinates: 35°41′7.33″N 139°46′18.47″E / 35.6853694°N 139.7717972°E / 35.6853694; 139.7717972
TypeNumismatic museum
Public transit accessMitsukoshimae (in Japanese)

The Currency Museum of the Bank of Japan (貨幣博物館, Kahei-hakubutsukan), formally known as the Currency Museum, Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan (日本銀行金融研究所貨幣博物館, Nihonginkō-kin'yū-kenkyūjo-kahei-hakubutsukan) is a museum about Japanese currency located in front of the Bank of Japan building in Chūō, Tokyo.

The museum opened in November 1985.[1] In 2010, there was an exhibition of wallets from the Edo Period (1603–1867) and Meiji Era (1868–1912).[1]


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