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.


  • Temporary closure of the Shibusawa Memorial Museum
    Sunday, September 1, 2019 - Friday, March 27, 2020
    Grand Reopening (Tentative): Saturday, March 28, 2020
    The Bankoro and Seien Bunko will also be closed to the public during this period.
  • Special Exhibition: “Shibusawa Eiichi Goes to the Paris Universal Exposition”(Part 2)
    Sep.9 - Dec.10, 2017