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Terrace Hill

  • 2300 Grand Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50312
  • Phone: (515) 281-7205
  • Region: Central
  • Overview

    Terrace Hill, a National Historic Landmark and Iowa Governor's Residence, is among the finest examples of Second Empire style architecture in the United States. Guided tours take visitors back to the Victorian lifestyle of the late 1880s. A visitors center and gift shop are located in the historic carriage house. 

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    General Information
    • Admission Price: Adults: $5; Ages 6-12: $2; Ages 5 and under: free.
    • Hours of Operation: Office Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. M-F; Tours: 10:30 a.m. & noon T-Sat. (Reservations only, 48 hours in advance.)
    • Season: March - December, closed on holidays
    • Specialty Tours (Ex: Kid-friendly): Holiday.
    • Tour Length: 1 hr.
    • Tour Times: Tours: 10:30 a.m. & noon T-Sat. (Reservations only, 48 hours in advance.)
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  • Events

    December 6, 2021

    Holiday Afternoon Tea

    From: 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM

    Terrace Hill

    December 6, 2021

    Holiday Morning Tea

    From: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    Terrace Hill

  • Location
    2300 Grand Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50312