Mint museum showing antique Japanese coins, currently-circulating coins, and many other exhibits related to the activities of the Japan Mint.
The Mint Museum is the only western-style brick building remaining from the Meiji era on the premises of the Japan Mint. Originally constructed as a thermal power plant, in 1969 the building was refurbished into the Mint Museum, with the facade left in its original state in order to preserve this historical building and establish a facility for introducing the Japan Mint's activities to the public.
The Mint Museum has 4000 of historical exhibits. You can read valuable documents, learn history of coins, and understand the close relationship between society and coins.
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