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Wells Fargo History Museum

Address: 1000 Second St, Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone Number: 916 440 4263
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Ranked #41 of 70 Attractions in Sacramento
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Type: History Museums, Museums

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Fremont, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The Wells Fargo History Museum is a small museum with some nice exhibits. Its in Old Sacramento and will just take a few minutes to stop by and see while in the area. I would not go out of my way to see it, but if wanting to visit Old Sacramento, its an OK stop to do as its free.... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This is a small, but nice little museum in Old Sacramento. It only takes a few minutes to explore and contains some interesting history and artifacts about the Wells Fargo company and other history, such as Black Bart and his stagecoach robberies. It's free and worth a visit when visiting the area.

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Orlando, Florida
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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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22 helpful votes 22 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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Fair Oaks
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4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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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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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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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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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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