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Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo History Museum
420 Montgomery St.
San Francisco, CA 94104

Open Hours:
Mon. - Fri.: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed on Sat., Sun. and bank holidays.

Public Transit:
BART: Montgomery Station
BART: Embarcadero Station

California Cable Car
F Market Streetcar
J Church Muni Metro Streetcar
KT Ingleside/Third Street Muni Metro Streetcar
L Taraval Muni Metro Streetcar
M Ocean View Muni Metro Streetcar
N Judah Muni Metro Streetcar

Since its inception, Wells Fargo has been indelibly linked to San Francisco. Founded and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo is a diversified, community-based financial services company that serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo's vision is to satisfy customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially.


  • A San Francisco Institution
    Founded in 1852 by Henry Wells and William G. Fargo to service the banking and express delivery needs of the then-Gold Rush port, through prosperity, depression and war, Wells Fargo’s attention to customer needs has remained constant and has earned a reputation of trust. Image = attached History
  • Providing a Breadth of Banking and Financial Services
    Today, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through an extensive number of banking stores and ATMs, the internet ( and mobile banking. Wells Fargo bankers are available to meet the needs of our diverse customers and help them achieve their financial goals.
  • Wells Fargo History Museum
    Wells Fargo’s flagship museum, located at the site where Wells Fargo first opened for business at 420 Montgomery St., tells the story of how Wells Fargo provided banking and express services to pioneers in Gold Rush San Francisco. The museum features an original Wells Fargo stagecoach used in the 1860s, historical artifacts and interactive games suitable for the entire family.

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