Wells Fargo History Museum, San Francisco

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  • October 3, 2017
    It is a great place with the history of the proceedings, mail, Bank, parcels and transport associated with the gold rush and the development of a bank. Perhaps the pioneers of current courier and modern banking. It is a small museum, they are cost located in the wells fargo Bank parent hunting.
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  • October 1, 2017
    A great Museum that is Mark immediately with his diligence in front. Free and yet so rich, the Museum is fun, interactive and offers a rich and moving collection. Really to do, do not deprive yourself a cool visit at the heart of American history.
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  • September 14, 2017
    Wells Fargo is in the news...but the museum is, honestly, quite interesting. A Mini California experience.  more »
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  • May 1, 2017
    Came here on a school field trip with my son. I was impressed with the amount to of things kids can learn there, especially older methods of travel and communications, such as stagecoach and telegraph. You can pick up and use some of them to get experience what it was like. We had a guided tour for the field trip so that was very nice. It's directly connected to their main branch. Best of all, the museum is free to come in and browse. They are closed on the weekend though so plan accordingly.
  • February 11, 2017
    I found this by accident just wandering around taking photos. Such a nice surprise and free! Free is good. There is a great display of money and coinage from many different banks back when they all printed their own. Scales gold was weighed on and lots of photos. A Stagecoach display to get into and try and imagine how in the world 9 people would ever fit in there and spend days traveling together! Push a button and there is the Stagecoach driver telling you what to expect and scenery going past the window. If you sit in the driver's seat there are different videos showing and telling you how the Horses are driven, harnessed and otherwise controlled and directed by the driver. This place is only a few blocks from Montgomery street BART right on Montgomery. Well worth dropping in to spend a little time
  • April 19, 2017
    Nice little place to visit when one is in the area. I especially liked how it was quiet and not too crowded, so I can take my time with each exhibit. I visited on a weekday in the early afternoon, so that could have been a factor.
  • April 22, 2017
    Awesome place to take 4th grade class as it toes right into the state standards for gold rush era. Artifacts to see and play with!
  • November 9, 2016
    This was an unexpected surprise. First, you can't beat free. But it's an actual museum quality experience. The displays are informative, interactive and very well done. I can't recommend this highly enough. It's worth spending an hour or two here.

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