True Crime Stories Walking Tour

$29 per person; group of 4

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Duration

1 hour walking; approximately

Included

Professional local guide

Stories of unsolved crimes from the past

Optional

Tip for your guide

Umbrellas if inclement weather

Snacks & Souvenirs

Meeting Location

Outside Java Joe's Coffeehouse

214 4th Street

Tour Description

Unsolved murders, bootleggers and colorful characters. Learn about the seedy side of Iowa's capitol city with our local guide during this history tour. Des Moines is known as a welcoming, friendly city, but there's always been a tougher side to the town as well. This downtown tour takes you past buildings that share stories about notorious crimes, famous bank robbers and national celebrities. Uncover the criminal side of town in this lively one hour tour.

  • Follow in the footsteps of a century old cold case involving the murder of a Des Moines police officer

  • Enjoy fun and lively stories of some of Des Moines' famous and infamous characters

  • Experience a unique history tour showcasing colorful tales from the Prohibition era

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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

Contact us for a larger group quote

Prices may be higher during busy citywide event days

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