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Wells Fargo History Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Great free museum for a one hour visit in downtown LA

Great little free museum. Has an original 1800's Wells Fargo stage coach and replica you can sit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A Lot Packed into A Small Museum

Although small, one room, this museum was packed with lots of interesting things where you will... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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
+1 213-253-7166
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While sightseeing in downtown L.A. we came across this museum. It was much better than I expected. It is complimentary and gives a good overview of the history of the company and its signature stagecoach line. They also have a short historical video. They do...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little free museum. Has an original 1800's Wells Fargo stage coach and replica you can sit in. Traces the history of development of stage coach, pony express, etc and Wells Fargo from the mid 1800's. Trent, who was the employee over seeing the museum,...More

Thank P S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although small, one room, this museum was packed with lots of interesting things where you will learn all about the Gold Rush, and how people moved east to west in this country, and the founding of the united states banking system. It was informative, and...More

Thank gwardbeeler
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Admission in this museum is FREE! It's right at the heart of LA (near Walt Disney Concert Hall and MOCA). The museum is well lit, well documented, well presented, and their staff is very friendly and will start telling information once you ask question regarding...More

Thank yzQaLo
Reviewed August 22, 2018

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 August 22, 2018 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.

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