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Wells Fargo History Museum

Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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if you want your pic at the note it is your place

it is delightful small museum of what it was a big enterprise at its time. It is very well set up... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
racuch
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New York City, New York
Small but Worthwhile

If you grew up watching Westerns, you are already familiar with the icon Wells Fargo stagecoach... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
RickyMom
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Annapolis, MD
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Discover the story behind the stagecoach! Enjoy a fun-filled, hands-on experience including treasure boxes and gold nuggets. Explore a turn-of-the century bank, discover frontier transportation with an antique stagecoach, test 19th century...more
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90 S 7th St, Skyway Level, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3903
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it is delightful small museum of what it was a big enterprise at its time. It is very well set up with good interactive displays and history of the company so you can enjoy the history

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank racuch
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

If you grew up watching Westerns, you are already familiar with the icon Wells Fargo stagecoach. They have a beautiful one in the lobby. Hard to imagine 9 passengers inside and 9 riding on top! This free museum is interactive. I shipped my grandma’s rocking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank RickyMom
Reviewed 2 October 2018

While visiting Minneapolis I decided to visit the Wells Fargo Museum. There was no admission. It is really small but had lots of interesting exhibits that chronicle the history of Wells Fargo. I found a lot of history there. The tour was self guided but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank TripleDRoadTripper
Reviewed 19 September 2018

It's a rather small setup but it's well done & extremely educational. This is the perfect little distraction for a school group or even the working adult. Conveniently located downtown, it offers hands-on fun for all ages on subjects like gold mining, stage coaches, and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Sharpeipup
Reviewed 19 September 2018

This small museum located along the Skyway System in the Wells Fargo building offers a fascinating peek into the now long gone world of the "wild west", the logistics involved when a horse and a cart was considered high-tech. It is staffed by knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Magnus G
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We had a great time interacting with the exhibits. Learning about the area and money was really interesting for everyone.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank NMIDD
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Really educational. Staff were friendly and always willing to try and answer your questions. Lots of exhibits. Loved the full size authentic coach in the lobby.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank flametamer911
Reviewed 11 August 2018

The museum is pretty small, but it's worth the trip because the artifacts they have are cool. Plus, it's free! Located in the Wells Fargo building downtown the museum tells the history of the old stagecoach delivery days. A couple of photo ops among the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank djpick
Reviewed 4 July 2018

This is a very interactive experience that is great for all ages. I liked the personal stories that were told rather than the corporate ones.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Ellen H
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

It's not that big but take the time to really look at the artifacts. It was a different time back then carrying gold and valuables across the country. Hard to imagine it today. A lot of authentic items. Great history.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank DoubleGinMN
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