The Museum of Money is the unique project not only in Moscow but also in Russia; thereby it attracts high number of tourists. Presence of the modern, interactive Museum of Money in Moscow promotes the image of the capital as the world financial center.
Analysis shows that almost all the capitals of the developed countries have money museums that are open and available to public. These museums represent the national history of the currency. Russia has a rich history of currency that is not all covered. The history is rich in both ways: in an event-trigger way with the coinless period, the money of the Golden Horde, the history of the Empire, and so on, and in the national meaning Ч Russia is the home to more than 150 ethnic groups, each with its own monetary traditions that should be preserved and promoted.
Mission Ч The mission of the Museum of Money Ч to promote the dissemination of knowledge, aimed at increasing the financial literacy. To assist in building creative, research and innovative programs that promote knowledge about the history of money circulation in Russia and the other countries of the world.
The Museum of money is registered by the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation 08/08/2011, in the form of the private institution. The base of the exposure is the personal collection of A. Plushenko the founder of the museum. Extending the exhibition is planned due to the items from the other private collections (with the mutual agreements). Creation of the endowment fund is planned