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 at 11:00 am and 1:30 pm
Sunday 12:00-5:00 pm* ; Guided tour at 1:30 pm

*The last admission ticket is sold at one hour prior to closing. 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.

For tour information, click here.


Upcoming Events:

Musical Stories from Around the World
April 13, 2017 | 7:30 pm


Featuring Aaron Williams, marimba, Aaron Breid, piano, Kevin Judge, bassoon,
Alyssa Griggs, flute.


Click here to purchase tickets.

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