Iowa Capitol Building

Des MoinesIowa


General hours M-F 8:00-4:30, Saturdays 9-4. Call ahead for tour times.

The capitol is closed Sundays and all state holidays.

Map to the Capitol Building in Des Moines
Iowa Capitol Website

The stamp for Iowa is located at the tour desk, ground floor.

This information was updated in January of 2020.

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Comments from readers

Had a wonderful tour. Always learn so much. View of downtown wonderful!

-Sharon T.

Another beautiful building and make sure you take the tour. It’s worth it!

-the Applenuts