True Crime Stories Walking Tour

1 hour

0.9 mile walk

Local History Buff Tour Host

Historic photos

No hidden fees

Tour Notes

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. Join our friendly knowledgeable host to uncover the criminal side of town in this lively one hour tour.

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

  • This tour is not recommended for guests under 16 years old

  • We ask for a minimum of 24 hours advance notice

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

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

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