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

Those wishing to visit The Money Museum Yotin Kortá may choose to book their trip in Scharloo, since travelers to this area of Curaçao will have the benefit of convenient access to the museum for the duration of their trip. If you wish to find a place near the museum, you'll enjoy a fair number of lodging options close-by.

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

Outdoor activities like golfing and water sports are also widely available in the area. Museum guests also wishing to get in a game of golf should consider going to the closest course, Curacao Golf and Squash Club. If golf doesn't tickle your fancy, there's no need to fret - go over to Avila Beach, one of the closest beaches to this landmark. However, an additional selection of golf and beach opportunities are located in the vicinity. Museum guests will find plenty of interesting places out of the sun in the vicinity. There are a couple of spots worth checking out -Postal Museum and Tele Museum- which are both located not far from the museum.


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, Willemstad, Curacao


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