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
Address
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)
Events
Educational Resources
Online Museum Store

Events

Holiday Celebration

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Take a break from work and join us in celebrating the holidays. Come enjoy the sounds of the season. The San Francisco City Chorus will bring holiday cheer as they sing carols throughout the museum.

Holiday Food Drive

Through Friday, December 29th, 2017
During museum hours
1 in 7 Americans rely on food pantries and meal programs. Join us now to make more meals possible this holiday season. Just bring your non-perishable food donations to the museum or to one of our approximately 5,900 branches. (No glass, please.) Go here to learn more.

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 wfmuseum.sf@wellsfargo.com

Wells Fargo Online Museum Store

Group II Communications is the approved supplier for Wells Fargo Online History Museum gifts and collectibles.

Shop a curated assortment of Wells Fargo branded merchandise. Merchandise on this website may not be available in Wells Fargo History Museum store locations throughout the U.S.

Learn more about the Wells Fargo Museum Store.

Wells Fargo History Museums

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