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Wells Fargo History Museum

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A hidden treasure

This smallish museum is tucked in the middle of the Wells Fargo building, and worth looking for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jennifer H
Exciting tour into history

A lot to see and to learn about Wells Fargo with an original stage coach and a fifteen minutes film... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Karsten S
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The Museum is located downtown in the Wells Fargo Center on Bunker Hill. Exhibits depict the history and development of Wells Fargo Bank and the West since the company's founding in 1852. Highlights include an authentic 19th-century Concord...more
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333 S Grand Ave, Inside the Wells Fargo Center, Los Angeles, CA 90071-1504
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This smallish museum is tucked in the middle of the Wells Fargo building, and worth looking for. It is well set up, and the people who work there are friendly and helpful. It's worth looking for, and worth the time to visit.

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lot to see and to learn about Wells Fargo with an original stage coach and a fifteen minutes film about the history of the company. The museum employee cared very good about us. He knew a lot about the history of Wells Fargo and...More

Thank Karsten S
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

What a great way to spend a couple hours! It was very educational and interesting to see technology throughout the years!

Thank Elyse E
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Very cool place lots of history on how it all started great for all ages wonderful staff Will go back

Thank Heidi J
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

The kids had a great time and got a taste of CA history. Perfect for our 4th grader!! Very informative and very attentive docent. Thank you, Iliana!

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed December 6, 2017

A piece of history of the United States. Mostly as a result of cowboy movies. The museum is not big but very interesting.

Thank noteboomjenm
Reviewed September 20, 2017

This is one of few WF History museums throughout the country and it should be on your bucket list to see when in downtown LA. This place is a little piece of Americana that is nicely appointed with artifacts and info about the evolution of...More

Thank Drew L
Reviewed August 3, 2017

Well Fargo history is nicely captured in this compact museum. Worth visiting while you are in LA. You can find lot of parking a few blocks from here or worse case park right at the Wells Fargo building. The museum admission is free. Time to...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2017

I had some time to explore downtown Los Angeles recently and I decided to visit the Wells Fargo History Museum. On entering I was immediately greeted by a very friendly staff member. He was very enthusiastic about the museum and his enthusiasm was contagious. After...More

Thank OldSchoolJesse
Reviewed July 14, 2017

This is a wonderful hands-on step back into the Gold Rush period of time! My middle school aged nieces loved sending messages with Morse code. It was amazing seeing maps of LA from the late 1800's. As a fourth grade teacher, I highly recommend it...More

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