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Hoyt Sherman Place

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

    Hoyt Sherman Place offers an intimate theater experience, a beautiful historic mansion, and a majestic art gallery. Ever since Hoyt Sherman completed his family home in 1877, the venue has been a vibrant cultural destination where people can connect with art, music, history, and one another. This unique space is also available for public, private, and corporate events.

  • Amenities
    Attraction Information
    Business Continuity
    General Information
    • Admission Price: Guided tour, $5; By appointment only. Performance rates vary.
    • Group Rates: Guided tour for 10+, $5/person.
    • Guides Available:
    • Hours of Operation: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F. 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 hour.
    • Tour Times: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., M-F.
    General
    • Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits:
    • Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations:
    • Open For Business:
    • Face Mask Recommended:
  • Meeting Facilities
    Facility Info
    Meeting Rooms
    • Reception Capacity 225
    • Theatre Capacity 1252
    • A/V Capabilities? true
    • Outside Catering? true
    • Free Parking? true
    • Parking Capacity 100
    • Wireless Internet Available? true
    • Banquet Capacity 150
    • Number of Rooms 6
    Art Gallery
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 2860
    • Theater Capacity: 175
    • Classroom Capacity: 140
    • Banquet Capacity: 150
    • Reception Capacity: 225
    Center for Artists and Education 2
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1755
    • Theater Capacity: 100
    • Classroom Capacity: 75
    • Banquet Capacity: 100
    • Reception Capacity: 175
    Center for Artists and Education 1
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 3114
    Theater
    • Theater Capacity: 1252
    Center for Artists and Education 3
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 970
    • Theater Capacity: 50
    • Classroom Capacity: 50
    • Banquet Capacity: 50
    • Reception Capacity: 80
  • Location
    Historic Sherman Hill, 1501 Woodland Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50309