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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'

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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 and pioneer artifacts, political and military items, and a new permanent exhibit entitled "Mammoth:

Des Moines, IA Museums

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

Iowa State Fairgrounds

The Iowa State Fair, held each August, is Iowa's largest tourism event and the cornerstone event of more than 160 activities held year-round on these 400

Des Moines, IA Fairgrounds

Sleepy Hollow Sports Park

Sixty-acre park features nine-hole, par-three golf course, go-karts, miniature golf, driving range, batting range, climbing wall, sand volleyball. Hayrack rides and Halloween activities. Winter activities include snow tubing, snowboarding and skiing. Lodge, concession/game area.

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Things to do near Des Moines, IA

Copper Creek Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Dysart Recreation

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

Newton Kart Klub

Enjoy weekend races on this 1/8 mile dirt oval go-cart track....

Trainland USA

Operating toy train museum depicts the development of the railroad across the United States. Frontier, steam and diesel eras ...

Faulconer Gallery

Major changing exhibitions of historical and contemporary art, located in building designed by architect Cesar Pelli....