Ames, Iowa

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Reiman Gardens

Beautiful, educational display garden features 5,000 square-foot indoor conervatory with changing displays, and butterfly flight house with more than 50 exotic and native butterfly species. Enjoy the herb garden, wetland garden,home demonstration garden, children'

Ames, IA Gardens

Farm House Museum

Built in the 1860s as the first building at Iowa State Agricultural College and Model Farm. More than 6,000 pieces of Victorian decorative art and antique furnishings.

Ames, IA Museums

Iowa State University

Ranked among the 25 most beautiful campuses in the nation, this university setting includes historic and contemporary buildings and more than 450 art sculptures. Internationally recognized for leadership in science and technology education and research, it is the birthplace of the world'

Ames, IA Universities

Story County Conservation Center

This 200-acre park, headquarters of the Conservation Board'

Ames, IA Conservation Centers

Brunnier Art Museum

Art exhibitions; glass, ceramics and art from eastern and western cultures; gallery talks; children's programs.

Ames, IA Museums

Things to do near Ames, IA

Salorville Lake Fishing

Fishing is open year-round at Saylorville Lake with a valid State of Iowa Fishing License. Check out these fun fact sheets ...

Adventureland Park

Theme park with more than 100 rides, shows and attractions, including four great roller coasters. Rides for all ages, from mi...

Octagon Center for the Arts

Local, regional and national art exhibitions and juried art shows, classes and workshops for all ages. Octagon Shop offers Mi...

Waveland Municipal Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Grimes Farm and Conservation Center

Visit reconstructed prairies, wetlands with boardwalk trails, forests, minimum tillage croplands, and nature center....