Jun

11

2019

History A La Mode!

We all scream for ice cream! After a tour of the Jordan House museum, we’ll make ice cream on the front lawn and admire the lovely new gardens! There are 30 tickets available for this event, and tickets must be purchased in advance. This is... 

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Jun

10

2019

New Exhibit Announced at Jordan House

The West Des Moines Historical Society is proud to announce the opening of a new exhibit at the Jordan House Museum. “West Des Moines at War” examines the contributions of Iowans on the battlefield as well as at home, through artifacts... 

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Jun

4

2019

No Tours Friday, June 7

Due to a private event, no guided tours of the Jordan House Museum will be offered Friday, June 7 We hope you will join us during the regularly scheduled tours Saturday or Sunday, at 11am and 1pm. Read More →

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May

30

2019

Saturday Tours are Now Available!

Take a step back in time and tour the historic Jordan House Museum every Friday, Saturday and Sunday! 75 minute tours are offered twice a day, at 11am and 1pm. Doors open 15 minutes before the tour begins at the top of the hour. Fees: $5 for... 

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May

9

2019

Exploring Iowa’s Historic Gems

Sunday, May 19 2:30pm West Des Moines Public Library 4000 Mills Civic Parkway Plan your summer staycation Sunday, May 19 at the Iowa Files program, “Exploring Iowa and Its Historic Gems.” This program, presented by the West Des Moines Historical... 

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