History Tours of Des Moines to discover the vibrant past of the city.

HISTORY tours

Walking Tours

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Walking

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Chauffeured Tours

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Historic Photos

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Quality Transportation

iowa state capitol in the east village

Discover the story of the East Village adjacent to the state capitol with our expert local guide during this history tour.

Guest Favorite

Learn about the seedy side of Iowa's capitol city with the stories of the notorious crimes and bank robberies.

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Discover Des Moines' pivotal history in Iowa's history with our expert local tour guide in this citywide history tour.

Discover the original Sherman Hill district with our expert local guide during this history tour.

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Groups from small to large

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Tour experiences available daily

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Local Guides who love what they do

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Support local businesses and artisans

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Highly acclaimed guest service

Unravel the mystery of historic Des Moines with a chauffeured driving or walking tour.

Our local Des Moines tour guides are true history buffs with years of experience in sharing the stories our our past. We expertly curate our tours to showcase the most historically significant locations in Des Moines. With many tours available, you can explore a wide variety of themes such as our insurance history, historic neighborhoods, true crime stories and ghost stories.

Pick your tour type:

Chauffeured Tours | Walking Tours