Highlights

  • 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

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

Note: This tour is not recommended for children.

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Availability

  • 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

  • Full payment is required to reserve and confirm your desired tour date

True Crime Stories Walking Tour

$25 per person; group of 4

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no hidden booking fees

Details

  • 1 hour; approximately

  • 0.9 miles; walking

Included

  • Professional local guide

  • Stories of unsolved crimes from the past

Optional

  • Tip for your guide

  • Snacks & Souvenirs

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Pricing

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Group of 2 at $30 per person

Group of 4 at $25 per person

Group of 6 at $25 per person

Group of 8 at $20 per person

Group of 10 at $20 per person

Group of 12 at $20 per person

Group of 18 at $15 per person

Group of 20 at $15 per person

Contact us for a larger group quote

Prices may be higher during busy citywide event days

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