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John & Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park

  • Region: Downtown
  • 15th & Locust Streets
  • Western Gateway Park
  • Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Phone: (515) 657-8264

In September 2009, the Des Moines Art Center and the City of Des Moines partnered to open a 4.4-acre sculpture park in the heart of Downtown Des Moines. It features 28 works of art donated to the museum by John and Mary Pappajohn from their renowned collection of contemporary sculptures.

Attraction Information
General Information
  • Admission Price: Free.
  • Group Rates: Group tour for Sculpture Park and Des Moines Art Center on same day: $30 minimum or $3/person.
  • Guides Available:
  • Hours of Operation: City park hours: Sunrise-Midnight.
  • Season: Year-round, guided tours April - October.
  • Tour Length: Varies.
  • Tour Times: Call to schedule group tours. Cell phone tours available by dialing (515) 657-8264, enter the sculpture number for a 1-4 minute description.