Just when I think I’ve learned about all the museums in our area, I discover another one. The Wells Fargo History Museum is located in Minneapolis. The best part about it, it’s free. It’s open M-F from 9-5, so it might take some planning to get to it if those are your work hours. It’s family friendly and includes some aspects geared towards kids. It’s self-guided but if you want to schedule a large group they do offer guided tours. You can find more specific information here on their website, about the location, special events and more. History is a great thing and fascinating to see how things have changed.
The museum is on the skyway level of the Wells Fargo Center at 6th Street South and Marquette Avenue in downtown Minneapolis. The Wells Fargo History Museum offers visitors hands-on family fun.
Step off the skyway and into a storied past. Examine an authentic stagecoach from 1863, see the glimmer of real gold nuggets and coins, send coded messages by telegraph, ride in a rocking stagecoach, sing along to the Weatherball jingle—and much more!