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Dear visitors,
Unfortunately, the Museum of Money is closed, guided tours are not conducted. We look forward to resume our work as soon as possible.

About us

At the Money Museum you can learn about the functions performed by the NBU, delve into the world of finance and currency circulation, gain basic skills for managing your own finances, learn everything about money security features, and see a complete collection of the numismatic products issued by the NBU.

Collection

TOP-10 museum exhibits

3D tour

The museum’s exhibits tell the story of the currencies used in Ukrainian lands from ancient times to the present.

The museum collection stores pre-monetary forms of currency, ancient and medieval coins, the money of the Russian Empire, banknotes of the Ukrainian People’s Republic, the money of the Soviet Union and Independent Ukraine.

Your visit
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Opening hours
Tuesday-Saturday
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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Address
9, Instytutska Street,
Kyiv

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Contacts
+38 044 253-01-75,
museum@bank.gov.ua

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Cost of visits
Free of charge

Plan a visit

Please be aware!

  • You may submit an application or change the composition of a group no later than 3 days before the planned visit.
  • You may visit the museum only at the time for which your group has been registered.
  • The number of people in a group is limited to 20 persons.
  • If you provide incorrect contact details, museum staff will not be able to inform you of any changes to the visiting schedule.
  • The Money Museum is a restricted access facility. The NBU Security Department may refuse entry to the museum to those who are not on the visitor’s list, those who pr ovided incomplete, false or incorrect information while registering, and those who have failed to bring ID.
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specifying the names of the visitors
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museum@bank.gov.ua
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from the administrator
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you are required to produce ID to gain entry to the museum
(a passport, driver’s license, student ID, school ID card, or a birth certificate)

The museum administration reserves the right to change the time and dates of visits, and to cancel planned visits.

Programs

The Money Museum currently offers not only tours, but also interactive events for adults and children. Today only one program tour is available in English, but our guides will be glad to see you in Money Museum on the general tour.

General Tour of the Money Museum in English

General Tour of the Money Museum in English will take you to the NBU’s building and tell you the history of the Ukrainian central bank. During this tour, you will also be able to see money from various historical epochs and countries, delve into the history of the domestic currency – the hryvnia – and view a unique collection of commemorative coins of independent Ukraine.

for visitors of any age

Quest

Treasure hunting quest through solving different tasks will help children to discover history of money circulation in Ukraine.

for middle school students

Quest

You will learn interactively about the history of the domestic currency, the technology used to produce it, and what security features banknotes have.

for middle school students

Lecture

How do our emotions influence our financial decisions? Why was a psychologist awarded a Nobel prize for economics? What pitfalls to achieving our financial goals does our own brain create, and why? How do you get your inner Homer Simpson under control? Learn all of this during our lecture on behavioral economics.

for high school and university students and adults

General tour of the Money Museum

During the tour you will see money from various historical epochs and countries: from ancient Roman and Byzantine coins to euro and dollar coins, learn about the history of the domestic currency – the hryvnia – and view a unique collection of commemorative coins of independent Ukraine.

for visitors of any age

Quest

In just one hour, you can visit ten countries, learn about the national currencies of these countries, and find out about the traditions and cultures of different peoples on our planet. During this interactive quest, you will find out whose images are most often depicted on money, which countries’ banknotes are considered the most beautiful, and why coins can come in the most intricate forms.

for middle and high school students

Workshop

The main purpose of the workshop is to teach participants how to plan their own expenses and how to achieve their own financial goals. During the workshop you will immerse yourself in the incredible atmosphere of pre-revolutionary Kyiv and Victorian London, hear the clink of the money of that time in your pockets, and experience several financial months of an ordinary family.

for middle and high school students

Interactive Lesson

The youngest visitors are invited to an interactive lesson, during which they will be able to learn about the country’s central bank. While playing, children will learn about the tasks and functions of the NBU, find out about the full life cycle of money (from the production of banknotes and coins to their withdrawal from circulation), learn about the security features of the hryvnia, and discover the secret of the NBU’s vault.

for elementary and middle school students

Master Class Lecture

Keep abreast of all financial innovations! Sign up for a themed lecture to find out about the current revolution in the world of economics and finance, how neobanks operate, what a cashless economy is, and what role the NBU is playing in the development of Fintech.

for high school and university students

Themed Walking Tour

Visitors are invited to walk along the same routes that Kyiv’s bankers, industrialists and merchants often took from the latter half of the 19th century through the beginning of the 20th century. Walking along Instytutska Street, you will find out from which institutions they took out loans, how they traded on the stock exchange, and where they lived. Special attention will be paid to the history of the NBU’s main building.

for visitors of any age

Themed Tour and a Lecture

People called the first Ukrainian banknotes horpynky (because some of them depicted a beautiful young woman – Horpyna is a Ukrainian female name), lopatky (little spades) and metelyky (butterflies). You will find out how they were made, what they were spent on, as well as about people’s budgets and the state budget in Ukraine in 1917 – 1921.

for high school and university students and adults





Programs

The Money Museum currently offers not only tours, but also interactive events for adults and children. Today only one program tour is available in English, but our guides will be glad to see you in Money Museum on the general tour.