Museums: Sacramento

Capitol Mall

  • An authentic 1866 Abbot-Downing stagecoach
  • A working telegraph line
  • A priceless collection of postal covers
  • Real gold specimens from the area
  • Artifacts, documents, furnishings and images

Visit Us

Address & Hours
Our Museum hosts a variety of events throughout the year. We often present special programs that are educational and fun!

Old Sacramento State Historic Park

The first half century of Wells Fargo’s history coincided with the most explosive growth in transportation and communication technology the world has ever known. Explore the technology of the late 1800s that shrank the world and propelled Wells Fargo into the legendary company it is today.

  • Try your skill on our telegraph and send a message to other Wells Fargo museums around the country
  • Watch “The Shrinking World” silent movie
  • Kids can learn how balance scales found the value of precious metals by weighing virtual gold on a fun and educational video game
  • Dress up like a Wells Fargo railroad messenger and have your photo taken at our Express Office desk where you can also fill out your own souvenir express receipt
  • Enjoy the exciting story of the Wells Fargo detectives that kept valuable shipments safe from outlaws on the frontier
  • See authentic artifacts, documents, photographs and interactive exhibits

Visit Us

Address & Hours
In the historic Hastings building where Wells Fargo opened its second office over 160 years ago
1000 Second Street
Sacramento, California 95814
(916) 440-4263

Museum Hours
Open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every day. Closed New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Book a Tour

You are welcome to visit our two Sacramento locations for free, year-round, without an appointment.
To book a guided tour, please call:
  • (916) 440-4263 to reserve a tour at Old Sacramento
  • (916) 440-4161 to reserve a tour at Capitol Mall

Wells Fargo History Museums

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