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Wells Fargo History Museum

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Nice little museum

There is not much open on a Monday in Anchorage but found that this was! It's a small little museum... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
davidjensen399
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Johnston, Iowa
Extremely interesting museum

This museum is a real treasure! Wells Fargo acquired this museum when they purchased a local bank... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
shirleymWV
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A collection of cultural anthropology objects, paintings, maps, rare books, Alaska gold rush era objects, early Alaska banking materials and contemporary art brought together by National Bank of Alaska. The collection of over 6000 pieces and 3500...more
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301 W Northern Lights Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99503-2652
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There is not much open on a Monday in Anchorage but found that this was! It's a small little museum but with a lot of history of the people of Alaska with plenty of artifacts and paintings by Alaska artists. It was a nice stop...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is a real treasure! Wells Fargo acquired this museum when they purchased a local bank and have since expanded the museum. Walter showed us around this unique place explaining the various items on display. The have many unique items from native artifacts to...More

Thank shirleymWV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice free museum in the Wells Fargo museum with exhibits on Alaskan history. I decided to come here because I had enjoyed the Well Fargo Museum they have in San Francisco. Just 1 room but lots of exhibits to check out. It is a...More

Thank Lee L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Wells Fargo building at the NW corner of C Street and Northern Lights has a history museum on the ground floor. It is packed with one-of-a-kind items of Alaskana. They have a Chihuly glass vase, as well! The parking is great with easy access...More

Thank isaw500
Reviewed August 15, 2018

This private museum is definitely worth a stop. Excellent collection of Alaska artifacts well displayed. Free parking.

Thank Kwad1
Reviewed July 26, 2018

We saw this museum mentioned on Trip Advisor and we spent about an hour looking at the exhibits and reading about them. Not difficult to find and worth a quick stop. The staff were available to aswer any questions. Free.

Thank SueCincinnati_OH
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

I never knew there was a museum in the Wells Fargo building. I was happily surprised. The free museum has some excellent exhibits, and below them pieces children and guests can handle. I enjoyed the examples of early trade tokens used in Alaska. There were...More

Thank Solomon_Montana
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

For some reason, this little gem of a museum can be hard for tourists to find while visiting Anchorage, which might be due to poor mapping. I’m not sure. It’s located on the ground floor of the Wells Fargo building at C Street and Northern...More

Thank AlfalfaAnchorageAK
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

The sign in the lobby said it was closed but it was open. Don't walk away without trying the door! Interesting artifacts. We stayed about half an hour. I would have enjoyed it more if my teens weren't bored. It isn't interactive so they weren't...More

Thank FunMom4Boys
Reviewed July 5, 2018

This museum is small, but it was interesting to see the displays and the Wells Fargo wagon. Different information then other places, so worth going.

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