The Best Landmarks in Des Moines

Handpicked top 3 best landmarks in Des Moines, Iowa. 50-Point Inspection includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and their general excellence. You deserve the best!


2300 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312

Since 1869

Architectural Buildings, House, Landmarks, Historical Buildings, Tourist Attractions, House, Preservation and Restoration, Education Programs, Group Tour, Events, Community Outreach, Cultural Activities, Event Rentals, Library, Speaker Presentations & Summer Camp

Free Admission: Children Under Age 6 - Free for students with a school and 1 free chaperone per 10 students - The home measures 18,000 square feet (1,600 m²) - Area: 8 acres (3.2 ha)

Price: $5 Adults & $2 Children (6-12)


Tue - Sat 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Sun & Mon Closed

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1007 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50319

Since 1871

Historical Place, Government Buildings, Landmarks, Historic Preservation, Architecture Buildings, Court, Historical Building, Observation Deck, Monuments, Exhibitions, Events, Guided Tours, Programs, Weddings, Private Occasions, Gift Shop, Field Trips, Holiday Historic House Tour & Collections

The architectural design of the Capitol rectangular in form with great windows and high ceilings follows the traditional pattern of 19th-century planning for public buildings

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Mon - Wed & Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thu 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sun Closed

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4025 Tonawanda Drive, Des Moines, IA 50312

Since 1923

Architectural Buildings, Landmarks, Historical Places, Attractions, reservation and Restoration, Education Programs, Adult Programs, Group Tour, Events, Cultural Activities, Event Rentals, Summer Camp, Exhibitions, Collections, Private Events, Public Tours, Stores, Shops, New Visitor’s Center, Arts & Field Trips

Free Admission: Members & children Age 5 and Under with a paying adult - Offers private tours to student and adult groups - It contains 42 rooms and measures just over 22,000 square feet (2,000 m2) - Area: 9.4 acres (3.8 ha)

Price: $8 Adults, $7 Seniors (Age 65+), $2 Youth (Age 6-12)


Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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