- TripBuzz found 45 things to do indoors in the Des Moines area. From Des Moines Art Center to Science Center of Iowa, Des Moines offers a variety of rainy day activities and other fun things to do indoors — including 29 indoor attractions with ratings over 90%.
- There are 32 different types of things to do inside in or near Des Moines, Iowa. Some of the most popular types of these activities include: Theaters, Movie Theaters, History Museums and Bowling.
- There are 14 indoor activities in Des Moines, and 31 indoor attractions in nearby cities within 25 miles, including: West Des Moines, Ankeny, Indianola and Urbandale.
Maxheim Photography 536 36th St, Des Moines, IA MoreLess Info
Experienced photographer offers one-on-one photography tutoring sessions where clients learn the basics of photography
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401 W Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Des Moines, IA 50309 MoreLess Info
Science Center of Iowa includes a science museum and IMAX dome theater. Admission includes hands-on science experiments, as well as live demonstrations and programs about everything from chemistry to astronomy.
Plaza Lanes Family Fun Center is a bowling alley that also features outdoor volleyball courts and offers league play for both sports. They offer laser bowling, tournaments and they have an attached bar and grill.
At Fleur Cinema & Cafe, visitors can watch a mix of independent, foreign, and blockbuster flicks in digital projection. In addition to movie theater popcorn, the concession stand offers alcoholic beverages and coffee to take into the theater.
The growth and development of Iowa is displayed through numerous exhibits at the State Historical Museum. Historic artifacts and documents show many stories of the people of Iowa along side the natural history of the region.
Celebrating the accomplishment of past, present, and future Iowans, the Iowa Hall of Pride is a nice ode to the state's residents. See local art, sculptures, videos, pictures, and written works from the state's most accomplished residents.
Located in the historic Sherman Hill district, the Hoyt Sherman Place is one of the most highly acclaimed venues for events in Des Moines. The elegant home was built in 1877 and has individual rooms to host small events or large banquets.
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Science Center of Iowa, 401 W Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Des Moines, IA 50309 MoreLess Info
The Blank IMAX Dome Theater is an IMAX movie theater that is situated within the Science Center of Iowa. The theater has seats that are angled at 35 degrees so that every seat in the theater faces the screen.