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Salisbury House & Gardens

  • 4025 Tonawanda Drive | Des Moines, IA 50312
  • Phone: (515) 274-1777
  • Region: Central
  • Overview

    Salisbury House and Gardens, a beautiful 42-room mansion built in the 1920s, is filled with original art, rare books and antique furnishings from around the world. Come for a memorable experience that takes you back in time! Attend one of many public programs we host throughout the year.

  • Amenities
    Attraction Information
    Hotel Amenities
    General Information
    • Admission Price: Self-guided tours: $10 per person. Ages 5 and under, free when accompanied by an adult.
    • Group Rates: School groups, $3; Groups of 20+, $10 if booked at least two weeks in advance.
    • Guides Available:
    • Hours of Operation: House and grounds open for timed ticketed self-guided tours, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. W-Sat; noon - 5p.m. Sun.
    • Season: Open year-round, Wednesday - Sunday. Closed most major holidays. Check salisburyhouse.org for event closures.
    • Self-Guided Tours:
    • Tour Length: 1 hr. 30 minutes
    • Tour Times: Guided Tours* 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. W-Sat; 1:30 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Sun. Self-guided Tours 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. W-Sat; noon - 5 p.m. Sun. *Guided Tours are subject to tour guide availability.
    General Information
    • Meeting Rooms:
    • Non-Smoking:
  • Meeting Facilities
    Facility Info
    Meeting Rooms
    • Largest Room 860
    • Total Sq. Ft. 3241
    • Reception Capacity 150
    • Theatre Capacity 100
    • Outside Catering? true
    • Free Parking? true
    • Wireless Internet Available? true
    • Wireless Internet Notes (fees, etc) Free
    • Banquet Capacity 64
    • Number of Rooms 3
    • Classroom Capacity 64
    Great Hall
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 756
    • Width: 36
    • Length: 21
    • Theater Capacity: 30
    • Banquet Capacity: 24
    • Reception Capacity: 50
    Common Room
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 861
    • Width: 41
    • Length: 21
    • Theater Capacity: 100
    • Classroom Capacity: 75
    • Banquet Capacity: 64
    • Reception Capacity: 150
    Visitors Center
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 931
    • Width: 49
    • Length: 19
    • Theater Capacity: 100
    • Classroom Capacity: 56
    • Banquet Capacity: 80
    • Reception Capacity: 100
    Indian Room
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1035
    • Width: 37
    • Length: 20
    • Theater Capacity: 100
    • Classroom Capacity: 60
    • Banquet Capacity: 64
    • Reception Capacity: 75
  • Events

    October 16, 2021

    Ghoulish Gala

    From: 06:00 PM to 11:00 PM

    Salisbury House & Gardens

    December 3, 2021 - December 4, 2021

    Holly & Ivy

    Salisbury House & Gardens

    December 5, 2021

    Holiday Concert featuring Max Wellman

    From: 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Salisbury House & Gardens

    December 11, 2021

    Holiday Tea at the Castle

    From: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Salisbury House & Gardens

  • Location
    4025 Tonawanda Drive | Des Moines, IA 50312