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Des Moines Art Center

Building designed by three internationally-recognized architects houses an internationally-renowned collection of artwork from the 19th century to the present. Traveling exhibitions, educational and fine arts programs, library, museum shop and restaurant.

Des Moines, IA Galleries

Wallace House

Restored Italianate Victorian was home of the first Henry Wallace -- national leader in agriculture and conservation, and editor of Wallaces' Farmer. Exhibits include "Uncle Henry's Des Moines, 1880-1920", the Wallace era of Wallaces'

Des Moines, IA Famous Homes

Iowa State Capitol

Century-old building features 275-foot gold-leafed dome flanked by four smaller domes, grand staircase and beautiful woodwork. See legislative and old Supreme Court chambers, Governor's office, five-story law library, scale model of Battleship Iowa, collection of first-lady dolls. Tours last 60

Des Moines, IA Historic Buildings

Fort Des Moines Memorial Park and Education Center

America's largest memorial to black and female soldiers. A 4.6-acre memorial park includes 20,000 sq. ft. museum and historic chapel.

Des Moines, IA Memorials

Things to do near Des Moines, IA

Salorville Lake Parks

Below is a link to the Polk County, Iowa Conservation site listing parks and trails. Nice information ------ Click on the...

Iowa State Center

Four-building conference, athletic and performing arts complex. Stephens Auditorium is a 2,747-seat performing arts facility ...

Mahanay Bell Tower

Fourteen-story carillon commands a view of Jefferson and surrounding countryside from the 120-foot-high observation deck. Fou...

Wild Feather Hunt Club

Premier upland game hunting for pheasant, chukar and quail, with access to 649 acres. Extended season, no bag limit. Bird-cle...

Iowa State Capitol

Century-old building features 275-foot gold-leafed dome flanked by four smaller domes, grand staircase and beautiful woodwork...