State & Community

    Located adjacent to the State Capitol and situated in Des Moines’ historic east village, the State Historical Building offers a unique atmosphere for your event.

    The sky-lit atrium is perfect for corporate holiday parties, business receptions, large presentations, gatherings and more. The Grand Terrace is a popular choice for large outdoor celebrations and offers stunning views of the State Capitol. Classrooms and meeting rooms are also available for board meetings, planning sessions, team building and more.

    State agencies and 501(c)(3) organizations receive a 20% discount on rental fees.