Bank of Japan former Otaru Branch finance museum

  • The history, culture, art
  • Visit to production experience, facility

In historical building, we can know the history and duties of the Bank of Japan, financial structure.

Building of our museum is historic building more than 100 years old.
It was completed by design of famous Kingo Tatsuno and pupils at Tokyo Station of red brick in 1912 (Meiji 45) July.
We explain the history and duties of the Bank of Japan, financial structure clearly while making use of atmosphere of this historic building at our museum.
From 14:00 and 15:00, we carry out display guided tour (only as for Japanese) by the staff every day.

Service information

  • Have you all seen?
    In bill gallery, we display all charm which the Bank of Japan issued after World War II.
  • We will do weight experience of 100 million yen!
    Weight experience (simulation bill) of 100 million yen is actually possible in vault which we used until 2002 (Heisei 14).

Store information

Store name Bank of Japan former Otaru Branch finance museum
Bank of Japan Otaru Museum
Address 〒047-0031
1-11-16, Ironai, Otaru-shi
Telephone 0134-21-1111
Business hours 9:30~17:00 (as for from December to March 10:00 ...)
Regular holiday There is the year-end and New Year (12/29 - 1/5) temporary closing on Wednesday (but we are opened on holiday)
Parking lot None
Access It is a 10-minute walk from JR Otaru Station
Homepage http://www3.boj.or.jp/otaru-m/
Foreign language menu Correspondence

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