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Wells Fargo History Museum

100 W Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85003-1805
+1 602-378-1852
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Hubby's Christmas present and it was free!

My husband watches Tales of Wells Fargo all the time. When I found out that they had a museum, I... read more

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Interesting find

We lucked on to this small museum while on a scavenger hunt around Phoenix and were pleasantly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 aboard, gold and precious minerals, a replica mine shaft, antique firearms, working telegraph and other artifacts depicting the settlement of the American West. The museum's impressive collection of original artworks includes the world's largest collection of famed illustrator N.C. Wyeth's western themed work. The museum store features a variety of Wells Fargo branded gifts, collectibles and apparel. Tours are available with advance reservations and admission is always free.
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100 W Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85003-1805
Central City
+1 602-378-1852
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband watches Tales of Wells Fargo all the time. When I found out that they had a museum, I knew I had to take him. He enjoyed it. It's not big at all. It did have a buggy which I liked. A bunch of...More

Thank livsophie
Reviewed 1 week ago

We lucked on to this small museum while on a scavenger hunt around Phoenix and were pleasantly surprised. The museum is free and they have some great historical treasures (some interactive) and art to see. The kids can have their faces put on money or...More

Thank Brook E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum has some artifacts from the early history of Wells Fargo, photographs of important people and events, and a description of the company's founding and early years. All of that was pretty interesting, but the real highlight (I thought) was the display of N.C....More

Thank John A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's not a lot to do downtown but this museum was worth the price and a must do for history and western fans.

Thank Kay T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I honestly didn’t have high expectations but the museum surprised me. A surprising amount of history and hand son activities for kids. It’s easy to find and street parking is plentiful. You can see the whole museum In under an hour.

Thank BethMorrison6
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Most people are unaware that Wells Fargo was a bank and a transportation system in the beginning. They ran stagecoach lines all over the west. This museum celebrates the stagecoach history and all the drama it attracted. I like reading about the weight limits and...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Located at street level in the Wells Fargo building downtown, this small museum is a must-visit if you have any interest in the history and development of the American West. While it has a small footprint, the museum has a smooth flow as a visitor...More

Thank R Layne H
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

This museum is an awesome free place to check out. You can see the history or Wells Fargo, how money is made etc. Even get your picture on a $5 bill for free! Not the biggest museum but lots to see. Recommended if you’re looking...More

Thank Sabrina H
Reviewed 17 November 2017

This is an awesome museum in the heart of downtown Phoenix. We visited this past October with our adult son, and 12 year old grandson. They both seemed to enjoy it as much as we did. You can learn all about how stage coaches were...More

Thank KPbeachgrl
Reviewed 14 November 2017

I walked by this on a business trip, and had to go inside. The staff was super friendly and I enjoyed seeing 2 real stagecoaches, an old style telephone, and several exhibits of life back in the day. There were two activities that kids may...More

Thank M S
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25 July 2017|
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Response from Jessica H | Reviewed this property |
No they are closed on bank holidays.
4 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.
25 September 2016|
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