Map and neighborhood services

Getting to Historic Valley Junction

From Interstate 235, take Exit 4 for 63rd Street/IA-28.  Turn south and continue about 1.5 miles past Grand Avenue to Railroad Avenue, then turn right.  Our iconic entrance arch is 5 blocks ahead on your right.

We also offer ample free public parking. Here are some other things to know:

  • When you’re on 5th Street, additional parking can be found by following our directional signs to parking lots off 4th and 6th Streets.
  • Our recently expanded bus service includes the 72 – West Des Moines Loop and the 11 – Ingersoll/Valley Junction route with service to downtown Des Moines.
  • Free public bike parking is available throughout our neighborhood.

Neighborhood amenities

Our neighborhood map shows many amenities to make your visit more pleasant. Weekdays and during special events, staff at the Historic Valley Junction Foundation office, 137 5th Street, are available to assist you.

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