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Do not miss this wonderful small museum.

In addition to offering a fascinating took at the 19th century west The Wells Fargo History Museum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CGlen
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Brings back memories

I grew up reading books and watching movies about The Pony Express and Wells Fargo transporting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
InterstellarTCU
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Celebrating Wells Fargo's role in Arizona's colorful history, the Wells Fargo History Museum is just steps away from the US Airways Center and Chase Field. Exhibits include an authentic 19th century stagecoach, a replica stagecoach you can climb...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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145 W Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85003-2003
Central City
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 July 2008

I found out about this musuem through Tripadvisor. It seems Wells Fargo has several museums throughout the country. This museum is located in downtown Phoenix on Adams Street (near Washington and Central). There is plenty of street parking with 1-hour meters. You probably wouldn't need...More

8  Thank DaveLD
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Phoenix has a wonderful, rich history. Which does not include Wells Fargo, and includes minimal amounts of stagecoach-ery. A better choice to learn about our history would be the State Capitol and surrounding area.

4  Thank rather_be
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In addition to offering a fascinating took at the 19th century west The Wells Fargo History Museum in Phoenix features a jaw-dropping collection of paintings (among others) by renowned American artist and illustrator N. C. Wyeth (father of Andrew Wyeth) and bronzes by greats including...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up reading books and watching movies about The Pony Express and Wells Fargo transporting gold. It was fun to learn more about their stories. I didn’t know that Mr. Wells was also a co-founder of American Express. Small museum but well presented. Free...More

2  Thank InterstellarTCU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

People of all ages will love this museum. It’s free to get in and lots to see! So many excellent picture opportunities, and you can also get your face printed out on money!

Thank Sabrina H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking forward to this on a quiet Sunday afternoon, only to discover that they open Mon-Fri. It was tricky to locate, inside the main Wells Fargo building. The good thing is that large picture windows allowed us to see much of the exhibit....More

1  Thank carolynp395
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is just the right size! Information is interesting and I love the fact that it's interactive. I really enjoyed the stage coach ride. If you're downtown Phoenix, stop by with or without the kids you will definitely enjoy.

Thank Godis J
Reviewed 11 October 2018

I wandered into this museum at the recommendation of a friend and was surprised to find a great museum. It was very interactive and informative. I loved the Morse code that you could try out. I was surprised and very happy that I went!

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 5 October 2018

If you have an hour, it's a fun, little interactive museum ... for free. It's a throwback to the days of the Wild West, where riding "shotgun" actually meant something.

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We spent 2 hours in this small but comprehensive, fun museum. If you grewup with cowboy movies you will love this. A real stage coach, an opportunity to put your face on $5bills. Exhibit is very informative and done with some humor. Glad we went

1  Thank Elbroth
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Wells Fargo has made a lot of money off of our mortgage, and some of the profits have been put to good use. We enjoyed this museum with its Old West roots. An authentic old stage coach greets you walking in the door, and the...More

1  Thank Jim M
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit for family. It is amazing to learn history of ponies express and banking. Place is quite and clean. You can stay as long you want no rush. Also it is free museum.

Thank wan c
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Sheri443
26 July 2017|
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Response from Jessica H | Reviewed this property |
No they are closed on bank holidays.
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ChristyNJim
5 October 2016|
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Response from davejoan1810 | Reviewed this property |
100 W Washington is the address for the Wells Fargo office tower. The Museum is attached to it but faces the street to the north - Adams. Thus the two addresses.
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mjcraven
25 September 2016|
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Response from Sabrina H | Reviewed this property |
Admission is free, lots of places in there to take pictures and you also can get your face printed out on some fake money. A fun free souvenir. There’s also a really neat gift shop.
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