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“It is a sight to see.”
Review of Terrace Hill

Terrace Hill
Ranked #22 of 77 things to do in Des Moines
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Owner description: Historic Governor's mansion.
Reviewed 2 September 2013

This house is beautiful and full of stories. We really enjoyed the tour and loved seeing it. The beautiful staircase with the stained glass window was marvelous. The whole property was really great to see.

1  Thank mckapke
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Reviewed 18 May 2013

We did a drive-by of Terrace Hill. It's a beautiful property. Now the Iowa Governor's Mansion, previously the Hubbell Family Home.

Thank Martin B
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Reviewed 13 June 2012

It is a vary nice old home in the DSM area were the Gov. of Iowa lives . It was built back in the late 1890s

1  Thank bragg1978
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Reviewed 23 April 2012

The tour of Terrace Hill was very interesting and the stories were very informative and fun to listen to. This tour is NOT for toddlers and their sippy cups! There is history to preserve and dripping sippy cups are not allowed.

2  Thank Tammy C
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Reviewed 18 March 2012

You'll be captured by its ornamentation frills . The tours of the public areas of its interior also will keep you interested. It would be fun to be able also see the upper floors that is the state governor's private residence, but you need an invitation from the governor to do so.

2  Thank NatureBagUser
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