Museums: San Francisco

Come visit Wells Fargo’s flagship museum located at corporate headquarters in the heart of the financial district. Located at the site where Wells Fargo first opened for business in 1852, the museum tells the story of how Wells Fargo provided banking and express services to pioneers in Gold Rush San Francisco.

Exhibits Include

Immerse yourself in many fascinating exhibits, including
  • Learn how to drive a stagecoach
  • Send an express package
  • Use vintage bank machines
  • Send a message via working telegraphs to another Wells Fargo museum
  • Ride in a replica stagecoach listening to stories from stagecoach drivers and passengers

Visit Us

Address & Hours
420 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, California 94163
(415) 396-2619

Museum Hours
Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(closed on bank holidays)
Educational Resources

Take Our Children to Work Day

Thursday, April 28, 2016
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Wells Fargo team members and their children are invited to the museum to learn about Wells Fargo’s history and to enjoy fun activities, such as:
  • Play a vintage PONG video game
  • Send a package with the help of our express agent
  • Send a telegram
  • Ride our stagecoach Kiddie Ride and full-size replica coach
  • Solve a stagecoach robbery

Please check in with museum staff upon arrival. For large groups, call our museum ahead of time.
Please note that all children must be accompanied by an adult during the entire museum visit.
A Wells Fargo Recruit

Book a Group Visit

We are open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (closed on bank holidays). Admission is free.

Tours are available for school classes and other groups, depending on available tour guides.
  • Small groups and families can enjoy a self-guided experience using their smart devices and through our many interactive exhibits.
  • Large drop-in groups need to schedule their visit with the museum in advance.
Call our museum (415) 396-2619 for more information, or email us at

Wells Fargo History Museums

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