Japan Mint Museum of Saitama Branch

Learn About the History of Money and its Manufacturing Process at This Museum

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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.

Highlights

  • 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

Photos

  • The museum displays feature valuable currency and medals
  • You’ll also find old Japanese currencies like those you’d see in period dramas and movies

Reviews

  • 黃伯丞

    參觀完後感到失望,沒有特別的地方

  • Chuchu Li

    很有文化意義的地方,另外可以買紀念幣當伴手禮。記得要平日來才可以參觀工廠哦

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Basic Information

Postal Code
330-0835
Address
1-190-22 Kitabukuro-cho, Omiya-ku, Saitama City, Saitama
Telephone
048-645-5899
Closed
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)
Admission
Free
Access
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
Smoking
Prohibited
Official Website
Official Website (English)