The San Francisco Museum at the Mint

A Work in Progress

The San Francisco Museum and Historical Society is undertaking the restoration of San Francisco's landmark Old Mint to house the future San Francisco Museum at the Mint. The Society is currently raising funds for the second phase of the project. Once the funding is in place, construction will begin, culminating in the grand opening of the Museum in three to five years.

  • San Francisco Museum at the Mint

    Learn more about the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society's plans for the future of The Old Mint.

  • Rent The Mint!

    The historic Old Mint is available for rental. Consider having your next function in this landmark building.

  • Old Mint History

    The Second United States Mint in San Francisco occupies a central role in San Francisco history. Here are some highlights.

  • "Grace Under Fire"

    by Michael Castleman, Smithsonian magazine, April 2006

    “As San Francisco burned…a hardy band of men worked feverishly to save the city's mint—and with it, the U.S. economy”

    The story of how the Old Mint survived the 1906 earthquake and fire.