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Pappajohn Sculpture Park

29 locals recommend
About this place
Opened in 2009, the 4.4-acre John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park features artwork by some of the world’s most celebrated artists.
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Liz
Liz
September 18, 2019
Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2019, the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park features artwork by 24 of the world’s most celebrated artists. 4.4 acres, right at the entryway to downtown Des Moines.
Corrine
Corrine
July 25, 2019
Sculpture park in the heart of downtown.
Jill & Travis
Jill & Travis
July 06, 2019
This Sculpture Park is a lovely (free) walk around a nice area in downtown.
Jennie
Jennie
June 13, 2019
Just in the past 10 or 15 years Des Moines has gone all in on public art. We're still kind of amazed! And it's right by Black Cat Ice Cream.
Mark & Adrian
Mark & Adrian
May 19, 2019
Photo ops galore in this artsy park. Have a picnic, take a nap or a leisurely stroll and enjoy the unique sculptures created by both local and international artists.

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Location
1330 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Phone+1 515-237-1386
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Sunday 6:00 AM
Outdoor Seating
Yes
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