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Open to visitors since September 2009, the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park features artwork by 22 of the world's most celebrated artists. The 4.4 Acre park, located within a major crossroads of the urban grid, creates a pedestrian friendly...more
All reviews downtown des moines interesting sculptures green space each piece heart of downtown walk around modern art nice walk great place to visit pokemon alphabet artists stroll sculptor backdrop benches exercise
I was looking for something to see while in Des Moines and this place was recommended. Now I believe it would have been a little more enjoyable in sunny warm snowless weather but it still was fun. I didn't use the app for the guided...More
Our oldest grand kids on telling them we were going to the sculpture park a few years ago said what’s that and we don’t want to go there. We had a hard time getting them to leave. Last Christmas when our visiting 4 year old...More
I visited Pappajohn Sculpture Park while in Des Moines. It is a very whimsical park with interesting sculptures throughout. At night the sculptures are lit up and it is visible upon entry to downtown Des Moines from the west.
There are tons of Pokemon things here-so says my husband and 13 year old who play it. We enjoy walking around, Pokemon hunting, and enjoying the artwork at this park. It is always clean and people are very friendly at it.
Any time of year is a good visit but this time of year with the surrounding walkways lit by holiday lights makes this one of the best times of the year to visit in the evening for a stroll admiring not only the lights but...More
It was a beautiful day. Blue skies and temp in the 50's. We stayed in downtown Des Moines. Our fist time ever to Des Moines. We walked the skywalk to the sculpture park. It was awesome!! More sculptures than I ever imagined. Very impressive. Take...More