Historic Valley Junction – Valley Junction, Iowa

 antique_shop.jpg    Historic Valley Junction – Valley Junction, Iowa

In a historic district that was founded during the development of the railroad line, there are more than 120 specialty stores, art galleries, fashion boutiques, restaurants, and antique shops. Many of them are housed in buildings constructed at the turn of the nineteenth century and recently renovated. Ice cream shops, candy shops, honey ham and antiques plus great places to eat, a great place to visit.

Directions – in the Fifth Street area of West Des Moines, between Elm and Railroad

Hours – 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Saturday (other hours posted on individual stores)

Credit Cards – American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa (depends upon the individual store)

Phone – (515) 222-3642


  1. Alfred Manfre says:

    I have been researching my grandfather, Bruno Lombardi, as it turns out he raced at Valley Junction in 1915. I was wondering if you could lead me toward an archive that might have photgraphs of this event.
    Any help would be greatly appreciated
    Alfred Manfre
    Houston, Texas

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