Architect Kingo Tatsuno, known for designing Tokyo Station's red brick building, also designed this bank, which was complete in 1912. Since 2003, the facility has served as a museum, explaining the Bank of Japan's history and work, and the mechanics of finance. You can also experience the weight of 100 million yen in imitation banknotes.
1-11-16, Ironai, Otaru-shi, Hokkaido, 047-0031
- Nearest Station
･ Hakodate Main Line
10 minutes on foot
- Phone Number
0134-21-1111Available languagesonly in Japanese
9:30am - 4:30pm
※Closes at 5 PM※ December to March is 10: 00 ~
*Open when a regular closing day coincides with a national holiday*From December 29 to January 5※*May be temporarily closed.
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