Terrace Hill

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2300 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50312
(515) 281-7205
(515) 281-7267 (fax)
Hours:
Open for guided tours:
March - December
Tuesday-Saturday
10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm

About Us

Terrace Hill, National Historic Landmark and Iowa Governor's Residence, is among the finest examples of Victorian Second Empire architecture in the United States. Guided tours of the first two floors read more
  • About

    Terrace Hill, National Historic Landmark and Iowa Governor's Residence, is among the finest examples of Victorian Second Empire architecture in the United States. Guided tours of the first two floors and historic gardens take visitors back to the Victorian lifestyle of the late 1880s. A visitor's center and gift shop are located in the historic Carriage House. Terrace Hill is open for tours March through December and closed most holidays. Guided tours are given Tuesday through Saturday at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 1:30 pm.

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  • Whom to Contact

    • Diane Becker
      Administrator
      Phone: (515) 281-7205
      Fax: (515) 281-7267
    • Molly Thompson
      Event Coordinator
      2300 Grand Ave
      Des Moines, IA 50312
      Phone: (515) 281-7205
      Fax: (515) 281-7267