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Wells Fargo History Museum

301 W Northern Lights Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99503-2652
+1 907-265-2834
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Tiny, powerful museum

Since this museum is open only 12-5 on weekdays, most folks who live here don't even know about it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Anchorage, Alaska
What a gem

Few people know of this museum, and its right in the heart of midtown Anchorage. The crew here is... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Anchorage, Alaska
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301 W Northern Lights Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99503-2652
+1 907-265-2834
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Since this museum is open only 12-5 on weekdays, most folks who live here don't even know about it. But make the effort; it's a little gem. It can take you a while if you get entranced, but it's also easy to walk through and...More

Thank mw13
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Few people know of this museum, and its right in the heart of midtown Anchorage. The crew here is super knowledgeable and helpful. Great collection of Alaska memorabilia. I especially liked the gun and rifle collection in the library section.

Thank Akfotoman
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We were going to visit the Rasmusen museum but it didn't open until later so we decided to come here first. This museum is located inside the Wells Fargo bank bldg. We arrived 30 minutes before it was supposed to open but the guard asked...More

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is an amazing, but small museum of Native Alaskan history. This is a nice collection, free, and a must see for anyone in Anchorage. The curator Tom Bennett was a wonderful guide. He spent extra time with us when he knew one of us...More

Thank LuvHaribo
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Really interesting for visitors interested in learning more about native arts and crafts used for everyday life. It's free! Great for all ages young and old.

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Wells Fargo does it again! My family loves to visit all of the Wells Fargo Museums across the country, and this one definitely holds its own. Great little museum to burn time and get quick insight to life in AK.

Thank Kasey K
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is a nice small exhibit. It is free so take 15 minutes to see some really interesting well perserved pieces of Alaska. I believe this exhibit was part of the Rasmussen collection that Wells Fargo aquired when Nation Bank of Alaska was assumed. Which...More

Thank DAN S
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This little museum is not well know, but is a must stop for those interested in Alaska history and culture. Never crowded and staffed by a friendly knowledgable curator, you won't be disappointed by a visit --but check first to be sure it is open...More

Thank johnnyalaska
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this Museum. It is very well displayed. The Curator, Tom was very helpful and a pleasure to talk to. I particularly liked the ivory carvings and reading about their origins/purpose. The two-thirds scale Stagecoach just outside the entrance is...More

Thank YarraValley7
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Lots of cool stuff like carvings made from whale tusks .......... Easy location and good parking off the main road

Thank Kory H
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