Sherman Hill District History Walking Tour

1 hour

0.6 mile walk*

Local History Buff Tour Host

Historic photos

No hidden fees

Tour Notes

Join us as we explore one of the oldest residential suburbs in Des Moines with houses dating back to the 1880s. The Sherman Hill District is one of the oldest residential suburbs in Des Moines with houses dating back to the 1880s. The 80 acre district has been on the National Register of Historic Places since 1979. The architecture is varied but primarily Victorian and the neighborhood is home to the famous Hoyt Sherman Place.  Our friendly knowledgeable host will share the local stories of this important area. Get to know Des Moines’ past better, through the Sherman Hill District.

  • *Note: there are some hills along the tour route

  • Gratuities are never expected but always appreciated if you feel you have a great tour experience

  • We ask for a minimum of 24 hours advance notice

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

  • Contact us for other available private customized tour times and larger group sizes

This tour is not affiliated with the Sherman Hill Association, Inc.

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