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Doors To The Past 2024

$15.00

Sherman Hill’s “Doors to the Past” Tour is back!

Discover history in your own backyard! You’ll love this tour:

  • See inside more than a dozen historic Sherman Hill homes — including several homes featured for the first time ever.
  • Get ideas for your own home and learn restoration tips.
  • Meet owners, neighbors, historic home enthusiasts, and new friends.

Details:

  • Tour Dates and Times:
    • Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29
    • 10 AM – 4 PM
  • Route maps and tickets pickup: 10am – 4pm on Saturday, September 28 or Sunday, September 29 during tour hours at the Hoyt Sherman Box Office (1500 Woodland Ave — entrance on the east side of the building/parking lot). Sorry, early pickup is not available.
  • Tours are self-guided. It happens rain or shine.
  • Most park at Hoyt Sherman Place and walk between host homes but you are welcome to drive between the host homes and park along the street.
  • The host homes are private residences who have volunteered to open their homes for the tour guests. Respectful conduct is required.
  • No photos inside the host homes.
  • You will be required to wear provided booties or to remove your shoes.
  • No high heels.
  • There will be restrooms noted on the tour map. Please do not ask to use the bathroom in a host home.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Ask questions, stroll at your own pace, stop into one of the many businesses noted on the map.
  • Enjoy your day in Des Moines’ most historic neighborhood. We are excited to have you visit Sherman Hill.

Once tickets are purchased online, check your inbox for a confirmation email.

Proceeds go to the Sherman Hill Association, which uses it to invest in amenities and events for our neighborhood. Thank you!

Description

Sherman Hill’s “Doors to the Past” Tour is back!

Discover history in your own backyard! You’ll love this tour:

  • See inside more than a dozen historic Sherman Hill homes — including several homes featured for the first time ever.
  • Get ideas for your own home and learn restoration tips.
  • Meet owners, neighbors, historic home enthusiasts, and new friends.
  • Support our historic community.

These discounted tickets are ONLY available online through Thursday, September 14th.

Details:

  • Tour Dates and Times:
    • Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29
    • 10 AM – 4 PM
  • Ticket prices:
    • $20 at the door (Hoyt Sherman Box Office)
    • $15 in advance (deadline Thursday, Sept. 26)
    • $13 in advance for Sherman Hill Association members (check your inbox for our email, or contact us for details)
    • $5 students (student ID required, purchase at Hoyt Sherman Box Office during tour hours)
    • Free – kids under 12.
  • Route maps and tickets pickup: 10am – 4pm on Saturday, September 28th or Sunday, September 29th during tour hours at the Hoyt Sherman Box Office (1500 Woodland Ave — entrance on the east side of the building/parking lot). Sorry, early pickup is not available.
  • Tours are self-guided.

IMPORTANT: TICKETS WILL NOT BE EMAILED. YOU WILL PICK THEM UP AT THE HOYT SHERMAN BOX OFFICE DURING TOUR HOURS.

Proceeds go to the Sherman Hill Association, which uses it to invest in amenities for our neighborhood. Thank you!