Henry Wilson Coil Library and Museum of Freemasonry
The Henry Wilson Coil Library and Museum of Freemasonry is located at the California Masonic Memorial Temple in San Francisco. Established in 1997, it contains more than 8,000 titles and includes Masonic art and artifacts from California and around the world. Open to the public, it serves as a research source for Masons, academic scholars, and others who wish to explore the history of Freemasonry in California.
Visit the library and museum online: masonicheritage.org.
Library and museum webinars
The library and museum produces a series of webinars throughout the year to highlight contemporary Masonic research. Past topics have included modern Templarism, American fraternalism and the Ku Klux Klan, preservation of Masonic history and culture, and historic Masonic educational tools. For information on upcoming programs, contact Adam Kendall, collections manager, at
VolunteerMasons and historians are welcomed to volunteer as library docents. To learn more, contact Adam Kendall, collections manager, at (415) 292-9137.