Wells Fargo Museum

wells fargo history museumThis famous financial services company boasting the slogan, “Together, We’ll Go Far” and a celebrated history of timeless strengths—security, reliability, innovation and progress-was founded in 1852 by Henry and William Fargo, and has become a legendary part of the true American West. Today, Wells Fargo has opened 11 museums cross country in addition to staging wonderful historical exhibits in select corporate spaces, all representative of the institution’s fine tradition of excellence. Two Sacramento Museum locations treat student groups on Golden State excursion to an intriguing cross section of Wells Fargo’s history through a series of fantastic exhibits; the Capitol Mall location showcases an authentic 1866 Abbot-Downing stagecoach, a priceless collection of vintage postal covers, a real working telegraph line, gold specimens from the Sacramento area and scores of relevant artifacts, images, documents and furnishings while visitors to Old Sacramento State Historic Park’s Museum will find a carefully re-created 19th century Express office and numerous authentic Wells Fargo, Gold Rush and Old West treasures for their leisurely perusal.

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