The museum shows the evolution of currency - from barter to coins to paper money and, later, to e-money. It captures the journey of the monetary system in the Indian subcontinent. The coinage section has coins that date back to the 6th century B.C.

RBI Monetary Museum is a unique museum set up by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) – the most important financial institution of the country. The former President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, inaugurated the museum. The museum shows the evolution of currency - from barter to coins to paper money and, later, to e-money. It captures the journey of the monetary system in the Indian subcontinent. The coinage section has coins that date back to the 6th century B.C. There are various galleries in the museum where coins, paper money and other monetary artefacts are preserved. 

Category
Numismatic
Established
1998
Opening Days
Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Visiting Hours
10:45 a.m. - 05:15 p.m.
Entry Fee
Not Applicable
Average Duration
1-2 hours
Address
Reserve Bank of India
Amar Building (Ground Floor)
Sir Pherozesha Mehta Road,
Fort - 400 001
Getting There
Nearest Station: CST
Facilities
Managed By
Others Reserve Bank of India
Person In-charge
Curator, Mr. P.V. Radhakrishnan
Email
museum@rbi.org.in
Phone
+91 (22) 22614043