The Bank of Japan Currency Museum collects and preserves money and historical and cultural materials related to money.
The permanent exhibition at the Bank of Japan Currency Museum is an easy-to-understand display of the history of Japanese money, based on research and research on the materials in its possession. You can see what was selected as “money” and how it was used through genuine materials. After seeing the actual gold coins (large format) made by Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Tokugawa Ieyasu, you can experience the weight of the gold coins, and after seeing the first Bank of Japan notes issued in the Meiji era, the current Bank of Japan notes You can experience and enjoy learning about anti-counterfeiting technology. You can also learn about the money spent in your life through the prices of things at that time, such as what you could buy at Wadokaichin and Kanei Tsuho.