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Wells Fargo History Museum

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Nice little museum and our guide was very helpful loved the carriages and everything was well set... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Nice place

It’s a nice museum with very interesting info about the history of the paper money of USA Also the... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica
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1 week ago
Jul 18, 2018
“Nice place”
Experience the story behind the stagecoach at the Wells Fargo History Museum! Discover how Iowa businesses of the past made important contributions to the Wells Fargo of today. Relive the history of Wells Fargo and the American West through...more
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
666 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309-3907
+1 515-245-8400
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice little museum and our guide was very helpful loved the carriages and everything was well set out

Thank AngelaGoldenhair
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Had expected far more but such a tiny museum with exhibits done in 20 minutes really disappointing. Museum is located within the bank itself.

1  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed August 19, 2018

This is not advertised, but was delighted to find it. Take photos to share experience - which are FREE! FUN : -) Carriages are well preserved, and one you can sit in with video to feel like you are on a real adventure. Another with...More

1  Thank Adventurer2day
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

It’s a nice museum with very interesting info about the history of the paper money of USA Also the museum has nice details of the wagons and how was the trips on it

Thank IgnacioFeVi
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

It’s a cute, free museum. But whoever said it would be 1-2 hours is crazy. Even if I’d read every article I can’t imagine this would have taken 1 hour. We were through in 30 minutes. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a nice stop and...More

Thank andreapS2675KV
Reviewed November 1, 2017

It's a little museum, in the Wells Fargo building, but it was interesting and fun, too. Lots of things for kids to do--you can have your picture put on money, you can play at a drive-up bank, you can take your picture in front of...More

1  Thank OlatheRoadTripper
Reviewed September 2, 2017

Enjoyed this free museum inside a downtown Wells Fargo Bank that discussed the history of banking activity in the West. Had a lot of great displays and interactive items. Spend around 45 minutes.

Thank peabody2017
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Tells about the founding of the company and to today. There is even a stagecoach inside which when I was there was blocked off, but I've heard now you can sit on it.

Thank Randy K
Reviewed August 21, 2017

This relatively new Wells Fargo history museum gives you some background on the company heritage and world famous stage coach. The employee staff inside are friendly and feel free to ask about having your picture taken.

Thank chicago90Phoenix
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