Japan Mint Museum of Saitama Branch
Learn About the History of Money and its Manufacturing Process at This Museum
Visitors to this museum can learn about the history and manufacturing process of money – you can even see the very moment when the money that’s used today is made.
The museum also produces the medals granted by the Cabinet Office Decoration Bureau, carefully made by highly advanced and talented craftsmen.
Other displays include medals from the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and oban and koban coins like those that appear in historical dramas.
Guests can visit the money production factory (weekdays only).
About 1000 items on display, including commemorative coins and past Olympic medals.
Metal craft items, coin sets, sweets, and more available for purchase in the shop.
- Postal Code
- 1-190-22 Kitabukuro-cho, Omiya-ku, Saitama City, Saitama
3rd Wednesday of each month, New Year’s holiday
※Other temporary closures may occur
※Factory tour available only on weekdays
- Business Hours
- 9:00am-4:30pm (Admission allowed until 4:00pm)
- About a 12-minute walk from the east exit of the JR Utsunomiya Line, JR Takasaki Line, and JR Keihin Tohoku Line’s Saitama-Shintoshin Station
- Official Website
- Official Website (English)