RBI Monetary Museum

Location: AMAR BUILDING RBI, Ground Floor, Sir Phirozshah Mehta Rd, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001.

RBI Monetary Museum was established under the educational programme by Reserve Bank of India, India’s central bank, in 2004 and was inaugurated by A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, the then President of India.

The RBI Monetary Museum aims at documenting and preserving heritage. The Museum proposes to put in place permanent, temporary and itinerant exhibits of the representative coinage of India, paper currency, gold bars as well as financial instruments and curiosities down the ages.

It also aims at stimulating research and study on the evolution of money around the Indian Ocean Rim and disseminating information to the Public anent currency & finance. It covers the evolution of money in India, from the earliest barter system and the use of cowries to paper money, coins, stock markets and modern-day electronic transactions.