Hours + Directions

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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Hours

MUSEUM

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.

MUSEUM SHOP

Open during regular museum hours

Directions

4700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
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515.277.4405

Visitor Guide

Architecture Guide

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