The San Francisco Museum and Historical Society produces two regular publications, the quarterly magazine Panorama and the semi-annual journal The Argonaut.

SFMHS is also the exclusive distributor of When the Water Came Up to Montgomery Street: San Francisco During the Gold Rush, a fascinating illustrated history of San Francisco's formative years.

Additionally, members and non-members can sign up to receive our monthly electronic newsletter, Panorama Online, by email. Click the "eNews" item above for more information.

  • The Argonaut

    The San Francisco Museum and Historical Society's semi-annual journal, The Argonaut covers a diverse range of San Francisco history, from neighborhoods to historic citizens.

  • Panorama

    Panorama is the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society's quarterly magazine. It features listings of upcoming programs, walks, and special events.

  • Books

    The San Francisco Museum and Historical Society has several books for sale, including When the Water Came Up to Montgomery Street: San Francisco During the Gold Rush and The People of San Francisco: Lives of Accomplishment.