Experience Salisbury House & Gardens
Salisbury House & Gardens is a historic house museum located in Des Moines, Iowa featuring a 42-room estate surrounded by nine acres of beautiful gardens and woodland. It was built from 1923-1928 by cosmetic pioneer and Iowa native, Carl Weeks and his wife Edith. Come tour this exquisite American estate and its diverse collections of art, literature, and worldly treasures.
Salisbury House is open for tours the following days:
Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 am-5:00 pm;
Guided tours are available at 11:00 am and 1:30 pm
Sunday 12:00-5:00 pm;
A guided tour is available at 1:30 pm
Please allow 45-75 minutes for your tour. Hours and tour times are subject to change due to private and public events. Please reference the yellow box on the left-hand side for a list of schedule updates.
For questions, please call our office at 515-274-1777 during regular business hours
Monday-Friday 8:30 am -5:00 pm.
Book your 2017 wedding ceremony and reception on any of the following dates by
July 28, 2017 and receive $500 off your rental fee:
July 8, 15, 22, 29
August 5, 19, 26
September 2, 30
Please email email@example.com
or call us at 515-274-1777.
1789: From Storming the Bastille to Declaring Rights
May 11, 2017 | 7:30 pm
Dr. Suzanne Desan, Distinguished Achievement Professor of History at the University of
Wisconsin—Madison, will discuss the impact of the French Revolution on 18th-century France.