Otaru Museum, Bank of Japan, Otaru

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Feel the weight of 100 million yen and witness anti-counterfeiting techniques at Otaru Museum, Bank of Japan. Set in a grand 1912 building with intricate ornaments and a long marble counter, this "Wall Street of Northern Japan" tells an informative and interactive story of Japan's financial system. See the history of banknotes, enter vaults, and open safe deposit areas with stainless steel doors. You can also watch an 18-minute informative video. Check out security features of yen notes and understand how money is printed and stored. The museum also features a souvenir shop. To visit Otaru Museum, Bank of Japan on your trip to Otaru, use our Otaru attractions app .
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  • We walked from our hotel to the museum and discovered that the entrance was free!!! How lovely. There is a website in English to get more information on the opening hours and get a little history on h...  more »
  • I think it is ideal to learn the history of children and Otaru, Hokkaido. If it sees from this Japan the world was why this only reduces the population and economic decline, such as the Otaru branch of the Bank of Japan or the small island nation is To learn came to war with countries powers from the wilds of the Edo period to the Meiji Restoration rapidly develop the industry and how it has declined among the various economies of the postwar transition I think we were talking about the role of the banking industry and to understand the even deeper understanding.
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  • Color it has a bunch of exhibits amulets and safe, simulated 100 million yen exhibition in Museum of the Bank of Japan, Hokkaido, Otaru is thin in the chronology, but quite interesting. It was worth a try by free.
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