Des Moines: a cultural hub in the heartland

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Des Moines bursts with museums catering to many diverse interests. Art lovers can wander the expansive galleries of the Des Moines Art Center, admiring European masterpieces alongside contemporary works. For a dose of science, explore the interactive exhibits at the Science Center of Iowa, sparking curiosity in visitors of all ages. History buffs have a wealth of options. Delve into Iowa’s rich heritage at the State Historical Museum, or explore the unique stories of prominent Iowans at the Iowa Hall of Pride. Beyond all the big names, hidden gems await. Des Moines’ museums offer a captivating adventure for every explorer.

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