Wells Fargo History Museum


Well Fargo History Museum is located at 145 W. Adams Street in Phoenix, Arizona. There is no charge of admission for any of the museums. Wells Fargo was founded in New York City on March 18, 1852 by Henry Wells, William G. Fargo and associates. The bank first opened in San Francisco, California on July 13, 1852.

There are displays of gold coins, balance scales, Concord Coaches, mining tools and a number of other items that detail the history of Wells Fargo's contributions to the areas. The facility is open from 9am until 5pm Monday through Friday unless it's a bank holiday. In addition to being a bank the company has also been an Express and Stagecoach company through the years.

The Butterfield Line stagecoaches that went through Tombstone dating all the way back to 1858 are displayed. There is a genuine nineteenth century stagecoach and a replica that can be climbed on. The facility has a telegraph and art gallery.

The art gallery at the Wells Fargo History Museum has the biggest publicly displayed collection of the western themed work of illustrator N.C. Wyeth. The Wells Fargo History Museum can be contacted directly for additional information and details about the facility.

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