Old Sacramento2021-01-05T12:48:40-08:00

Old Sacramento

Visit the historic Old Sacramento waterfront and experience innovation from the Gold Rush forward. Learn about changes brought by the Pony Express and telegraph.

Home / Museums / Old Sacramento

Due to the Covid-19 virus, all Wells Fargo Museums will be closed temporarily to ensure the ongoing safety of the public and our employees.
We are monitoring the situation and will re-open as conditions allow.

Visit us

1000 Second Street
Sacramento, California 95814

Open every day
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day
Free admission

What you can do here

Check out a treasure box

This treasure box made countless journeys up and down the Sacramento River. Pilsbury “Chips” Hodgkins worked tirelessly to do the right thing for all his customers.

What you can do here

Try out a telegraph

The telegraph is sometimes described as text messaging before actual text messaging. How did we use one to safely transfer money? Try for yourself and find out.

What you can do here

Imagine the Pony Express

Think of the Pony Express and images of speed, danger, and excitement come to mind. Learn about the famed journey taken by young men and their trusty ponies.

Book a group tour

Our guides will make the museum come alive for your class or other large group through artifacts, stories, and hands-on experiences.

Call us at 916-440-4263 or email wfmuseum.osac@wellsfargo.com to discuss our group visit options. All tours are free.

Upcoming events

Check back soon for information about upcoming programs and events.

Explore more

Museum store

Browse gifts, collectibles, apparel, and accessories inspired by our rich history.

Hunter 18" Plush Pony
Stagecoach Salt and Pepper Shakers
Wooden Stagecoach Replica
Canvas Tote - 25th Anniversary
Stagecoach cookie jar
Wells Fargo keychain anniversary
Shop now