Downtown District History Walking Tour

$29 per person; group of 4

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Duration

1 hour walking; approximately

Included

Professional local guide

Access to historic photos

Optional

Tip for your guide

Umbrellas if inclement weather

Snacks & Souvenirs

Meeting Location

Outside Java Joe's Coffeehouse

214 4th Street

Tour Description

Discover the story of the Downtown and Court districts with our local guide during this history tour. The central business district includes many corporate campuses including Principal Financial Group and Meredith Corporation. Learn about Des Moines as a leading world insurance capitol. Preview the Court Avenue District is the vibrant bar and restaurant section of Downtown.

  • Learn the history about the vibrant past of this area of Des Moines

  • Experience personal service by our local professional tour host

  • View historic photos from the past on your mobile device

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Availability

  • We ask for a minimum of 48 hours advance notice

  • Our standard tour times are Sunday through Saturday. Click Book Now for available times. 

  • Contact us for other available private tour times

  • Full payment is required to reserve and confirm your desired tour date

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Pricing

Group of 2 at $29 per person

Group of 4 at $29 per person

Group of 6 at $29 per person

Group of 8 at $29 per person

Group of 10 at $19 per person

Group of 12 at $19 per person

Group of 18 at $19 per person

Group of 20 at $19 per person

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Prices may be higher during busy citywide event days

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