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Wells Fargo History Museum

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We suddenly discovered this museum while walking on the road and it was a surprise. There was no... read more

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This is fascinating history. Right in Charlotte center city. Interactive exhibits, stage coaches... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Located in Three Wells Fargo in Uptown Charlotte, adjacent to the Levine Center for the Arts, the museum highlights Wells Fargo's colorful history including the origins of Wachovia Bank and gold mining in North Carolina. Including a rare Concord...more
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401 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-1934
+1 704-715-1866
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We suddenly discovered this museum while walking on the road and it was a surprise. There was no fee for entrance. The museum is small, but worthy to visit. The stage coaches are awesome for taking photographs. The history of a banking company is envisaged...More

Thank Jamil_Sayed
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is fascinating history. Right in Charlotte center city. Interactive exhibits, stage coaches, money with your picture on it, great souvenirs. Don't miss it! Good for all ages.

Thank baware96
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This fairly small, interactive museum is a must. Great history and fun activities for kids and adults. Well done! Highly recommend.

Thank theheatonfamily
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed learning some of the history of the great banking icon Wells Fargo came to be. There are some kid areas available for them to play in and get pictures. For middle age people seeing some of the banking tellers etc from our child hood...More

Thank whbkboy
Reviewed October 4, 2018

I saw that this was a free museum, so we decided to stop in & take a look. It was a nice little museum with great history. I suggest stopping in if you are walking by.

Thank 160LauraT
Reviewed September 25, 2018

While it's not large, it was a neat little museum of banking. It was fun to see some of the old machines that used to be common in any bank branch but have since been replaced by "modern" technology.

1  Thank 886SteveS
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

If you have 30-45 minutes free in downtown Charlotte, check out this museum. It goes over the history of Wells Fargo and Wachovia and how both are entwined with our country’s economic growth and westward expansion. The museum has some hands on activities for younger...More

Thank 880allisona
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We were only in Charlotte visiting friends, it wasn't a holiday destination for us but when we came upon the Wells Fargo History Museum and it was free, we wandered in. We spent a lovely hour or so in there, taking photos, which you could...More

Thank Lynne H
Reviewed September 12, 2018

The Wells Fargo Museum is a nice little museum going over the history of Wells Fargo along with Wachovia who merged with Wells Fargo. Free entry & lots of displays to give yo a feel of pioneer banking & gold transport.

Thank Baja001
Reviewed August 21, 2018

We really enjoyed meandering around the WF History Museum. They have a long and storied past and it was fascinating to see stage coaches and read the diary entries of people who traveled inside them...(often across the country...) I will never complain about waiting to...More

1  Thank Laurie G
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