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Wells Fargo History Museum

420 Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94104-1207
+1 415-396-2619
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Interesting and free!

An excellent small museum and it's free. Well worth a visit. There are a lot of exhibits including... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Guildford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Alot of FUN!!!

We really thought this was very interesting and quite alot of fun. I think you all would enjoy your... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
San Francisco, California
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
420 Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94104-1207
Financial District
+1 415-396-2619
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An excellent small museum and it's free. Well worth a visit. There are a lot of exhibits including a mock up of the inside of a carriage and morse code simulators. You are allowed to touch a surprising amount of the exhibits. Well worth a...More

Thank 842JohnF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really thought this was very interesting and quite alot of fun. I think you all would enjoy your time there. Go and appreciate the wild wild west!

Thank 4JMP
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

This is a small and interesting museum which is free to enter. I think the story it tells is great and the objects on display are really good. I would say there is no obvious way round it which is confusing and it could set...More

Thank Gillian B
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We came less than 30 minutes before it close, but it was really nice to visit. Dont forget to ask for the free coin. People at the reception are really nice, a big thumb up for them !!!

Thank stefouf1976
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We stumbled upon the museum en route to other attractions but we were glad we did. Free admission, a real Wells Fargo wagon inside (and one you can pose in for pictures), great history of banking, and a little photo booth for putting your own...More

Thank CleopatraBunny
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I happened by this place after hours one night and made a point to return. I was not disappointed. So many interesting things to see and very educational. You can sit in a mock up of a stage coach, and learn how to drive the...More

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We have stopped in here 3 times over the years on vacations to SF. Lots of western history presented in an easy to understand way. A couple of short films, two stagecoaches, and lots of interesting displays. Well worth your time to find and enjoy.

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I work around the corner from this and it was such a delight to find. Many hands-on exhibits and opportunities to learn. There is gold rush history, history of their stagecoaches and more. Located on the original HQ of Wells Fargo in SF.

Thank Harpskii
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I had a few hours to kill on my last day and found this lovely museum by chance which has free entry, interactive and excellent exhibits, suitable for adults and children, very interesting. Located in the heart of the financial district. Well worth an hour...More

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We spent well over an hour here and thoroughly enjoyed it. The curator was friendly, enthusiastic and keen to answer any questions. The interactive exhibits are not just for children, we adults had fun with them and also learned lots in the process.

Thank moroz
Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but
can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s
version of Wall Street. The rush of business people
make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of
life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the
narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of
historic and contemporary architecture, including the
iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours,
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