The Money Museum Yotin Kortá

Photo Credit: © The Numismatic Museum

Currency, an often overlooked aspect of National Heritage, is the main focus at the Money Museum Yotin Kortá. Presenting the growth of the Curaçao monetary system, the museum as a result also shows the growth and complexity of the former Netherlands Antilles economic system as a whole.

The Money Museum Yotin Kortá


Sponsored by the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten, the Money Museum Yotin Kortá will take visitors on a journey through time focused on trade and monetary use. You will begin with simple bartering for goods, eventually move to a time where you would find coins minted from all around the world all in use in the former Netherlands Antilles, up to the present where there still is a unified Netherlands Antilles currency for the countries of Curaçao and Sint Maarten.

Staying Close

The Money Museum Yotin Kortá is located in Scharloo, meaning travelers to this region of Curaçao will have the benefit of easy museum access during their time there. There is a respectable bunch of hotels in the neighborhood surrounding this landmark.

Hotels near The Money Museum Yotin Kortá
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Scuba Lodge Hotel -- --
Academy Hotel Curacao Hotel -- --
San Marco Hotel and Casino Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.5 km) WSW
Otrobanda Hotel & Casino Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.7 km) W
Plaza Hotel Curaçao Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.7 km) WSW
Renaissance Curacao Resort Resort 0.5 mi. (0.8 km) WSW
Howard Johnson Curaçao Plaza Hotel & Casino Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.9 km) W

Location and What's Nearby

There are many restaurants to select from in the region immediately near this museum. The most convenient eatery is Omundo Restaurant, which has a menu full of International fare. It is maybe around a short distance away from this landmark, so check it out and try something off the menu. Ole Ole Jazz Club and Restaurant and Asia De Cuba Restaurant are some of the other dining options close-by. At Asia De Cuba Restaurant you and your party will want to test out Cuban cuisine and enjoy the culture of Curaçao.


Operating Hours

The Money Museum is opened on weekdays from 08:30 to11:30 and 12:30–16:00.


Admission is free.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (599-9) 434-5573 Or (599-9) 434-5500

Location: Scharlooweg 11, Scharloo, Curacao



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