East Village 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 Scenic Route Bakery

350 East Locust Street

Tour Description

Discover the story of the East Village district with our local guide during this history tour. The East Village District was one of the original commerce districts in the city. It is home to significant buildings including the State Capitol and many others on the National Register of Historic Places. The area includes the Northwestern Hotel which was home to railroad workers in the past.

  • 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 24 hours advance notice

  • Our standard tour times are Sunday through Saturday at 10:00, 11:00 or 12:00 CT. 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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