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Des Moines Art Center
Museum and School

The Art Center is a museum and school, with a world class art collection housed in extraordinary architecture by three renowned architects.

Admission is free.

Free admission is supported by Principal Financial Group and Des Moines Art Center members.

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Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11 am – 4 pm
Wednesday: 11 am – 4 pm
Thursday: 11 am – 9 pm
Friday: 11 am – 4 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm
Sunday: Noon – 4 pm

The museum is closed on the following holidays:
New Year's Day
Independence Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

Schedule guided tours of the museum here.


Open during regular museum hours


4700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
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