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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

Iowa Cubs Baseball

Follow the AAA minor league baseball team, and enjoy fireworks and concerts during the baseball season.

Des Moines, IA Minor League Baseball

Terrace Hill

This opulent 1869 Victorian mansion, a National Historic Landmark and home of Iowa's governor, was built by Iowa's first millionaire, Benjamin F. Allen. Restored to the late 1800s period, it overlooks downtown Des Moines and is situated on eight acres with a recreated Victorian formal garden.

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Basilica of St. John

Designated a basilica in 1989. Northern Italian/Lombardy Romanesque style, with gold-leaf coffered ceilings and 46 stained-glass windows, including a 15-foot Munich rose window. Ornate plaster and travertine marble interior.

Des Moines, IA Historic Churches

Hoyt Sherman Place

Built in 1877 by prominent pioneer businessman Hoyt Sherman, this mansion was Des Moines' first public art gallery and houses a distinctive collection of 19th and 20th century artwork. The 1,250

Des Moines, IA Famous Homes

Things to do near Des Moines, IA

Jester Park Golf Club -Executive

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Salorville Lake Fishing Forcast

Fishing Forecast A comprehensive survey occurring spring through fall of 2009 provided good information on the game fish s...

Science Center of Iowa

This 110,000 square-foot facility located in downtown Des Moines features six interactive learning areas, three theaters incl...

State Center Rose Garden

Landscaped garden in "The Rose Capital of Iowa" features varieties of old and new roses, along with a gazebo. Garden is light...

Des Moines Menace Soccer

Amateur league soccer....