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Wells Fargo History Museum

1000 Second St, Sacramento, CA 95814
916 440 4263
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Ranked #52 of 96 attractions in Sacramento
Type: History Museums
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- Jun 9, 2014
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Orlando, Florida
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272 reviews 272 reviews
153 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I've been to several of these types of museums across the country and this one is the smallest. However, if you are not close to another location, you should not miss the opportunity to learn more about the banks history and to see some artifacts. FYI: It's pretty close quarters in there. You may want to visit during the week... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

This was a cool place to see, I found it by accident but cool to see for sure. It was free to walk through and although it was super small i really enjoyed learning the history of this american company. Its right in the "old downtown area" or the wild west as we called it.

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Medford, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

We loved the history! Fantastic little museum and if you want more go over a few blocks to Well Fargo ban just South of there in downtown Sac. to the museum on the main floor. A beautiful stage coach and other museum items can be viewed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

This little place is just interesting as heck to walk inside and look around. There's NO charge to enter which is a bonus. It won't take you long to go through the place... less than 30 min for sure. But it's full of history. Did you know the Pony Express ran for Wells Fargo?? They have the proof :)

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Galt, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

ITs small but they do know alot about history. Plus the carriage ride is right out the front door.

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Santa Clarita, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

This was an okay place to stop and look through. Kids might be bored with it though.

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Nakhon Si Thammarat
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Pictures of stagecoaches in a small room with a Wells Fargo ATM--yay.

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Elk Grove, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
30 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

The Stage Coach does it all for me (a 1-1 replica)---it's TechLevel Six (Age of Reason 1700-1850). It has a six horse power motor (six horses), hand power mono breaks, leather suspension, leather seats, fine wood dashboard and doors, BYOB and cards Beef Jerky and crackers plus some brackish water will be served as our in flight snack. Tonight, Chef... More

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Fair Oaks, California
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

A tiny gem of a museum in Old Town Sacramento with artifacts from the gold rush days and historical transportation.

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Cerritos, CA
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2008

There is only one room with very little to see-- only a few articles on bandits, some old memorabilia, and other artifacts. Not your usual museum, and you can see the whole thing in about 10 minutes. Probably more interesting for history buffs, not children.

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