Where to Eat & Visit

Points of Interest

Villisca House driveway showing cobblestone pillar
Villisca Cemetery, 2512 Union Ave.
The Villisca AXE murder victims are buried in this cemetery. Located about a 15-minute walk north from the Moore house.
Villisca Armory, 316 E. 3rd St.
Founded in 1912, the same year as the murders, and finished a year later. It is now owned by the local school district and used primarily for storage and limited athletic functions. It is listed on the National Register for Historic Places.

Places to Eat

Please support local businesses in Villisca

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TJ’s Café, 307 4th St., Villisca
Classic diner that serves hearty breakfasts, plus excellent burgers, sandwiches and more. Dinner menu includes grilled tenderloin, fried gizzards, beer battered fish and shrimp. About an eight-minute walk from the Moore house.
Casey’s, 309 N. Union Ave.
*Takeout only.* Online menu for pizza, wings, sandwiches, salads and sides, plus beer and hard seltzer. About a three-minute drive from the Moore house.

Places to Stay

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Charming Villisca Getaway with Screened Porch This charming four-bedroom home is just a 10-minute drive from the Moore House and can sleep 16+ and provides a coffee bar, a gourmet kitchen and a large porch.


Villisca House
Needful Things, 402 S. 3rd St.
Eclectic store featuring antiques and whatnot. Perhaps you’ll unearth a treasure?

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508 E 2nd St, Villisca, IA 50864


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