Things to do
Membership & Support
West Des Moines Historical Society is a privately funded nonprofit institution that relies on the generosity of its friends and supporters. Help us preserve the legacy through membership.
One Hour Guided Tours
Effective September 9, 2016 - June 1, 2017
Friday and Sunday
11am and 1 pm.
*Closed December 25, 2016, January and Easter Sunday, 2017
West Des Moines Historical Society is committed to educate, preserve and promote the heritage and history of West Des Moines. We provide significant learning experiences at two historic sites for hundreds of visitors and school children each year.
In addition to regular tours available at The Jordan House and Bennett School, here are some of our upcoming events. Please check our website for dates and additional information:
- An evening concert
- Shakespeare on Our Lawn
- A Summer children’s concert at Bennett School
- Evening Storytelling
- Fall Theatrical event