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State Historical Museum of Iowa

  • Region: Downtown
  • 600 E Locust Street
  • Des Moines, IA 50319
  • Phone: 515-281-3809
Overview
Amenities
Meeting Facilities
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Located in Des Moines' trendy, Historic East Village neighborhood, the State Historical Building is located in the heart of Des Moines. The iconic building has the versatility to accommodate all types of events, from large celebrations to smaller meetings and everything in between.

Attraction Information
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General Information
  • Admission Price: Free.
  • Group Rates: Please call 515.281.5111 for group pricing.
  • Guides Available:
  • Hours of Operation: Noon - 4:30 p.m. Sun; 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-Sat.
  • Season: Year-round; closed official State holidays.
  • Self-Guided Tours:
  • Specialty Tours (Ex: Kid-friendly):: Please call 515.281.5111 for details.
  • Tour Length: Varies
General Information
  • Accept Credit Cards:
  • Accept Reservations:
  • Bar:
  • Catering Available:
  • Children's Menu:
  • Days of Operation: Monday - Saturday
  • Food Served Until: 2pm
  • Hours of Operation: Catering is available for private meetings all day if needed.
  • Outdoor Seating Capacity: 40
  • Total Seating Capacity: 100
  • Patio Dining:
  • Private Dining Space:
  • Number of Private Dining Rooms: 1
  • Seating Capacity of Private Dining: 50
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Description The State Historical Building of Iowa offers a variety of event spaces to accommodate a group size from 10–400. The sky-lit atrium is perfect for receptions, caucus events and holiday gatherings; consider the auditorium which is available for film screenings, presentations and lectures, or book one of the multiple classrooms for your meetings or luncheons.
  • Largest Room 24000
  • Total Sq. Ft. 50000
  • Reception Capacity 500
  • Theatre Capacity 500
  • Banquet Capacity 350
  • Number of Rooms 10
  • A/V Capabilities? true
  • Free Parking? true
  • Wireless Internet Available? true
Classroom B
  • Classroom Capacity: 45
Atrium
  • Theater Capacity: 500
  • Banquet Capacity: 350
  • Reception Capacity: 350
Combined classrooms
  • Classroom Capacity: 60
Classroom A
  • Classroom Capacity: 20
Auditorium
  • Theater Capacity: 248
Cafe Terrace
  • Theater Capacity: 175
  • Banquet Capacity: 175
  • Reception Capacity: 175
Grand Terrace
  • Banquet Capacity: 400
  • Reception Capacity: 500
Tone Boardroom
  • Classroom Capacity: 12
Heritage A
  • Theater Capacity: 40
  • Classroom Capacity: 30
Heritage B
  • Theater Capacity: 20
  • Classroom Capacity: 24
Executive Conference Room
  • Classroom Capacity: 18
Cafe Baratta's
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 65