Plan Your Visit


Jordan House Guided Tours

January 1, 2017 through June 1, 2017 Friday and Sunday


June 3 through September 3, 2017
Friday, Saturday and Sunday

All tours:
11am to Noon
1pm to 2pm

*tours are one hour, and doors to the Jordan House open 15 minutes before the tour begins

*due to special event, no Guided Tours will be offered Sunday, May 21 or Friday, June 2

Tour Fees

$3 Students  –  $5 Adults

Groups of 6 or more must call for reservations: 515-225-1286

Bennett School Guided Tours

Reservations required: call 515-225-1286 $3 Students  –  $5 Adults

Private Guided Tours

$40 Minimum Reservations required: call 515-225-1286

Use Policy

Breakfast Groups* (Bring your own food and drink): $100 + $5 per person (up to 20) Evening Group Tour and Reception* (option to bring food): $100 + $5 per person (up to 35) * Subject to availability and WDMHS discretion.

Events and Activities

West Des Moines Historical Society provides 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, we offer other community events. Please check our website and Facebook page for dates and additional information.