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Hoyt Sherman Place

  • Historic Sherman Hill, 1501 Woodland Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Phone: (515) 244-0507
  • Region: Downtown
  • Overview

    Since 1923, the 1,252-seat theater has hosted an array of national and local performing arts talents. Hoyt Sherman Place is known for excellent acoustics and a unique historic interior. The theater is available for public and private performances and for corporate meetings.

  • Amenities
    Attraction Information
    General Information
    • Admission Price: Self-guided tour, Free; Guided tour, $5; Performance rates vary.
    • Group Rates: Guided tour for 10+, $5/person.
    • Guides Available:
    • Hours of Operation: Self-guided tours take place from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m, Monday - Friday. Guided tours for adults or students (groups of 10 or more) should make reservations at least one week in advance.
    • Season: Year-round.
    • Self-Guided Tours:
    • Specialty Tours (Ex: Kid-friendly):: Can be accommodated by request.
    • Tour Length: 1 hr
    • Tour Times: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.
  • Meeting Facilities
    Facility Info
    Meeting Rooms
    • Largest Room 1376
    • Total Sq. Ft. 3068
    • Reception Capacity 200
    • Theatre Capacity 1252
    • A/V Capabilities? true
    • Outside Catering? true
    • Free Parking? true
    • Wireless Internet Available? true
    • Wireless Internet Notes (fees, etc) $100
    • Banquet Capacity 150
    • Number of Rooms 4
    • Classroom Capacity 140
    Art Gallery
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 2860
    • Theater Capacity: 200
    • Classroom Capacity: 140
    • Banquet Capacity: 150
    • Reception Capacity: 200
    Presidents Dining Room
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 264
    • Banquet Capacity: 10
    Deets Room
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 513
    • Classroom Capacity: 20
    • Banquet Capacity: 15
    Theater
    • Theater Capacity: 1252
  • Events