Polk County Heritage Gallery

111 Court Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309- Map It
Phone: (515) 286-2242

AAA Editor Notes

Polk County Heritage Gallery is at jct. 2nd Ave. and Walnut St. at 111 Court Ave. The Polk County Office Building, originally a post office completed in 1908, is known for its Beaux Arts Classical style architecture—complete with an ostentatious main lobby. The gallery presents changing exhibits of the visual arts. Receptions are held to highlight exhibits.
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 11-4:30. Receptions are held select Sun. afternoons; phone ahead for schedule. Closed major holidays. Allow 30 minutes minimum.