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Science Center of Iowa

This 110,000 square-foot facility located in downtown Des Moines features six interactive learning areas, three theaters including the Blank IMAX Dome Theater, a cafe and gift shop. Group rates available.

Des Moines, IA Learning Centers

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

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.

Des Moines, IA Famous Homes

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

Things to do near Des Moines, IA

Brooklyn-Victor Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Jester Park Golf Club -Executive

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

Taylor #4 Country School

This turn-of-the-century one-room schoolhouse is furnished with fixtures and equipment from Marshall County schools and depic...

Blank Park Zoo

Beautifully-landscaped 22-acre zoological park featuring naturalistic exhibits with more than 800 animals from five continent...

Wallace House

Restored Italianate Victorian was home of the first Henry Wallace -- national leader in agriculture and conservation, and edi...