Terrace Hill Holiday Open House

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    Celebrate the spirit of the season at Terrace Hill! Join us for our Holiday Open House, FREE of charge and open to the public, on Saturday, December 1st from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm.

    Guests are invited to take a self-guided tour through Terrace Hill, beautifully decorated for the holidays, while enjoying complimentary refreshments and listening to festive tunes played from our 1869 Steinway grand piano. No need to check in at the Carriage can go straight to the north door of Terrace Hill!

    Terrace Hill, Iowa Governor’s Residence and National Historic Landmark, is located at 2300 Grand Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa. Guided tours are offered Tuesday through Saturday from 10:30 am-1:30 pm. Walk-ins are welcome; reservations are requested for groups larger than 10.

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