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Wells Fargo History Museum

Closes in 30 min: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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So Fun!!

This fairly small, interactive museum is a must. Great history and fun activities for kids and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
East Bay, California
Interesting History

Enjoyed learning some of the history of the great banking icon Wells Fargo came to be. There are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Murrieta, California
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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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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
401 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-1934
+1 704-715-1866
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Reviewed 2 days 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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 Laura P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 It was fun to see some of the old machines that used to be common in any bank branch but have since been replaced by "modern" technology.

Thank 886SteveS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 Allison A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 12 September 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 21 August 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
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We stumbled upon this museum after lunch one afternoon. The museum is small but has a lot of neat hands-on displays for the young ones and offers a glimpse into the history of Wells-Fargo and general banking. If you find yourself nearby pop-in for a...More

Thank Brandon E
Reviewed 27 July 2018

This small museum is free to visit. It presents an interesting history of Wells Fargo and includes a stagecoach, a “treasure box” and information on how banking has changed over the years, from the N.C. gold rush to ATMs. Worth a visit if you’re uptown.

Thank Teresa S
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