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  • The Bank of Japan Otaru Museum
  • The Bank of Japan Otaru Museum
  • The Bank of Japan Otaru Museum
  • The Bank of Japan Otaru Museum

The Bank of Japan Otaru Museum

日本銀行旧小樽支店金融資料館

Description

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.

Location Information

  • Address

    1-11-16, Ironai, Otaru-shi, Hokkaido, 047-0031

  • Nearest Station
    Otaru Station
    ・ Hakodate Main Line
    10 minutes on foot
  • Phone Number
    0134-21-1111

    Our staff may only be able to communicate in Japanese.

  • Hours
    9:30am - 4:30pm
    ※Closes at 5 PM※ December to March is 10: 00 ~
  • Closed
    Wednesday
    *Open when a regular closing day coincides with a national holiday*From December 29 to January 5※*May be temporarily closed.
Original source: ©Shobunsha Publications Inc.

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