The Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Foundation is a private foundation started as a study group of Shibusawa Eiichi’s protégés more than 120 years ago. It is based in Asukayama Park in Oji, Tokyo, on the site of the former Shibusawa residence.

Shibusawa Eiichi(1840-1931)

Shibusawa Eiichi (1840-1931) was a leading figure in the development of Japan's modern society. He was involved in the founding of some 500 enterprises and economic organizations and some 600 organizations for social welfare, education, and international exchange.


  • Special Exhibition“Shibusawa Eiichi and Oji Paper Co., Ltd.: A Venture for the Good of the Country
    Mar. 16 - May 26, 2013
  • Mar. 26, 2013 Indexes added to Leveraging Corporate Assets (e-book)
  • As of June 1, 2012, all branches of the Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Foundation will be closed on Mondays to reduce electricity use. The General Affairs Department, Resource Center for the History of Entrepreneurship, and the Research Department will follow the schedule of the Shibusawa Memorial Museum and will be open from Tuesday to Sunday. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding.
    Please see visitor information for the museum schedule.