Museums: Portland

Learn how Wells Fargo connected Oregon communities by stagecoach and steamboats on the Columbia and Willamette Rivers. Enjoy the museum on your own, or set up a free guided tour.

Exhibits include

  • An 1854 Concord Coach
  • Stagecoach driver’s seat
  • A working telegraph

Visit Us

Address & Hours
Educational Resources

Education Programs

Take a family portrait in front of the stagecoach
Send a telegram
Solve puzzles
Pan for gold – by appointment only (503-886-1102)
Treasure hunt
Financial literacy program
Hands on Banking
Pony Express for Kids
Rock to pocket tour
Student Curators – How to create student exhibits
Treasure hunt
Crime Scene Investigation: Officers in Pursuit
Diversity presentations
Riding the Rails with Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo and Steamers thru Oregon
Wells Fargo and the Gold Rush
Wells Fargo and the Pony Express
Wells Fargo in Oregon

New Exhibit

Wells Fargo and the Asian Pacific Community: a valued relationship.

On display through 2017, this exhibit explores Wells Fargo’s history serving the Asian Pacific community in Oregon and beyond. The exhibit features images and artifacts from Wells Fargo Corporate Archives, the Oregon Historical Society, and the Kam Wah Chung State Heritage Site.
Portland Museum Asian Pacific Community Exhibit Case 1Portland Museum Asian Pacific Community Exhibit Case 2


Girl Scouts Day in the Museum

Friday, October 13, 2017

Earn financial literacy and stagecoach patches by participating in our education programs. Call the museum to complete your registration - 503-886-1102.

9:30 am – 10:30 am Education program for Brownies and Daises
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Education program for Juniors and Cadets
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Education program for Juniors and above


Tuesday, October 31 from 10 am – 4 pm

Bring your children to the museum for activities, treats, and games.


Holiday Reception

Tuesday, December 5 from 11 am-1 pm

Ring in the holidays with cheer and refreshments at our annual holiday reception.

Book a Tour

Thank you for your interest in a guided tour!
Please be aware that if you wish to visit us at your own leisure, without a guide, you are welcome to do that anytime without an appointment. We are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (closed on bank holidays). Admission is free.

Ready to book?
Please call (503) 886-1102

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