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Salisbury House & Gardens

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

Attraction Information
General Information
  • Admission Price: Self-Guided Tour: Ages 13+, $8; Ages 65+, $7; Ages 6-12, $2; Ages 5 and under, free when accompanied by an adult. Guided Tour: Ages 13+, $12; Ages 65+, $11; Ages 6-12, $3; 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: Gardens and Grounds: March - December Noon - 5 p.m. Sun; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. T-Sat; January - February Noon - 4 p.m. T-F. One hour admittance before close.
  • Season: January - February, T-F; March - December, T-Sun; Closed most major holidays.
  • Self-Guided Tours:
  • Tour Length: 1 hr
  • Tour Times: Guided Tours at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; Self-Guided Tours are sold until 4 p.m. T-Sun.
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Largest Room 860
  • Total Sq. Ft. 3241
  • Reception Capacity 150
  • Theatre Capacity 100
  • Banquet Capacity 64
  • Number of Rooms 3
  • Classroom Capacity 64
  • Outside Catering? true
  • Wireless Internet Available? true
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

Music Series: Sean Botkin

  • March 9, 2017
    Starting: 06:45 PM

Tea at the Castle

  • April 1, 2017
    From: 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM

History Series: Gilded Age America

  • April 6, 2017
    From: 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM

Music Series: Musical Stories from Around the World

  • April 13, 2017
    Wine Reception: 6:45pm; Performance 7:30pm

Treasures Tour

  • May 23, 2017
    From: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Shakespeare on the Lawn

  • June 15, 2017 - June 18, 2017
    From: 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Treasures Tour

  • August 8, 2017
    From: 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM

Mysteries of the Castle

  • October 28, 2017
    From: 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM

Treasures Tour

  • November 7, 2017
    From: 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM

Holly & Ivy Holiday Home Tour

  • December 1, 2017 - December 3, 2017
    From: 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Holiday Tea at the Castle

  • December 16, 2017
    From: 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM