Group Tours

Exhibition Tours

Our knowledgeable and welcoming volunteer docents and visitor services representatives are your guide to experiencing our current exhibitions. Drop-in exhibition tours occur monthly – visit our Events Calendar to sign up.

Tour details:

Duration: 60-90 minutes
Location: California Historical Society, 678 Mission Street, San Francisco. Please meet the tour guide in the museum lobby.

Old U.S. Mint Tours

Let us be your guide to an exploration of the Old U.S. Mint. This National Historic Landmark was opened in 1854 to serve the burgeoning Gold Rush economy of San Francisco, and is today considered one of the most significant historic sites in the American West. Visit our Events Calendar to sign up for a tour.

Tour details:

Duration: 60-90 minutes
Location: Old U.S. Mint, 88 5th Street, San Francisco. Please meet the tour guide at the ground-floor entrance, located in Mint Plaza.

Private Tours

Private tours of our current exhibitions and the Old Mint are available for your group. Just like our public tours, our private tours are led by expert docents and can be customized to meet your particular interests. To arrange for a tour for your group, please complete our Tour Booking Form at least two weeks prior to your desired date. Book Now

Tour Pricing (includes admission)

Ticket Type Exhibition Tour Old Mint Tour
General Admission $10 $10
Youth (Under 18) Free Free
CHS Member* Free Free

CHS Members may use their membership benefits for free group tour tickets. Please let us know how many CHS members will be part of the tour.

Payment is due upon confirmation of the tour date and size of group. Group tour tickets are not refundable.

Please contact us with any questions at tours@calhist.org.