Aug

5

2019

The Iowa Files

The Iowa Files, an educational history lecture series, returns in 2019/2020. Free and open to the public, thanks to the generosity of West Des Moines Historical Society members, the Iowa Arts Council and the Friends Foundation of the West Des Moines Library,... 

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Jul

16

2019

Historical Holiday Hosts

Do you love to decorate for the holidays? Looking for a new way to share your ideas & holiday spirit? Then ho-ho-head over to the Jordan House Museum or Bennett School Museum for our first ever Historical Holiday decorating competition! Individuals,... 

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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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