Things to do


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