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Des Moines, Iowa

  • State Historical Building

    In a modern glass and granite building, discover an exciting hands-on approach to exploring Iowa's past. This showcase of the State Historical Society of Iowa includes native wildlife, American Indian...
    State Historical Building

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Salisbury House

This 42-room mansion was modeled after the King's House in Salisbury, England. Built in the 1920s by the Weeks family, the home contains authentic 16th century English oak, extensive flintwork and rafters dating to Shakespeare'

Des Moines, IA Famous Homes


Des Moines Playhouse

The Playhouse presents 12-14 musicals, comedies, dramas and family shows each year.

Des Moines, IA Theatres


Blank Park Zoo

Beautifully-landscaped 22-acre zoological park featuring naturalistic exhibits with more than 800 animals from five continents, including lions, tigers, sea lions, snow leopards, giraffe. Train ride, camel ride, gift shop and cafe. Discovery Center includes Iowa'

Des Moines, IA Zoos

Things to do near Des Moines, IA

Brunnier Art Museum

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

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...

Reiman Gardens

Beautiful, educational display garden features 5,000 square-foot indoor conervatory with changing displays, and butterfly fli...

Iowa Arboretum

Library of Living Plants showcases 18 plant collections including perennials, dwarf conifers, herbs, nut trees, butterfly gar...

Polk County Heritage Gallery

Downtown gallery with changing exhibits....