A history of creating
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What keeps the wheels of human progress turning?
The drive to explore new horizons.
The resolve to overcome hardships.
The courage to embrace diversity.
The compassion to lend a hand.
The motivation to always look ahead.
These things are alive in all of us.
Let’s explore where we’ve been and discover what’s next.

Making milestones

The history of Wells Fargo is the story of always looking forward. Discover the innovations that have been part of our DNA since day one.

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This day in history

January 18, 1944

The U.S. government launched its 4th War Loan drive January 18, 1944. First National Bank of Palm Beach, Florida, now Wells Fargo, used a tank as publicity to encourage Floridians to “back the attack” and invest in war bonds.

What drives us

Meet the visionaries, trailblazers, inventors, and local heroes who explored new horizons and embraced diverse perspectives to become a part of our history.

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Experience history up close

Our museum gives you the opportunity to get hands-on with history.

Free admission.

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Wells Fargo Philadelphia Museum

Book a group tour or plan a field trip

Our guided tours make the American experience come alive for your students with stories, interactive exhibits, and of course stagecoaches.

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Upcoming stagecoach events

More than a figure from the past, the Wells Fargo stagecoach is a symbol of how we’re always driving forward. See it in person.

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