Bank of Japan
Bank buildings are often outstanding historical structures, and tours may include visits to robust safes, weighing machines and old-fashioned business areas. These fascinating facilities teach some unique facts about finance and money in Japan.
Phone: (03)3279-1111 (ext.4641) The Currency Museum Tel:(03)3277-3037
Hours open to visitors: 11:00-12:00, Tuesday
The Currency Museum:Open: 9:30-16:30; entrance permitted until 16:00
Admission Fee: The Currency Museum:free of charge
How to apply: Apply by phone at least one week in advance.
The Currency Museum:no reservation needed; free of charge
Time required for a factory tour: 1 hr.
Availability of English-speaking personal: English guides are available.
Restrictions to be observed at factories: Children under 12 years old, taking photographs, drinking, eating and smoking are prohibited.
Closed: national holidays.
The Currency Museum:closed on Mon
2-min. walk from Mitsukoshimae Sta. on subway Hanzomon or Ginza Line or 7-min. walk from JR Kanda Sta.
2-1-1, Nihombashi-Hongokucho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo