Jordan House Guided Tours

Please allow 1 hour and 15 minutes for your tour

Tour days:

Friday & Sunday

Tour Times:

11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

*doors open 15 minutes before tours begin at top of the hour. The tour will begin at the top of the hour. 

Tour Fees

Adults (18 and over): $5
Youth (6-17): $3
5 & under: Free

Groups of 6 or more must call for reservations

Bennett School Guided Tours

Reservations required: call 515-225-1286

Adults (18 & over): $5
Youth (6-17): $3
5 & under: Free

Private Guided Tours

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

Use Policy

Breakfast Groups* (Bring your own food and drink): $150 + $5 per person (up to 20)

Evening Group Tour and Reception* (option to bring food): $150 + $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.