stunning mansion and is the official home of Iowa's Governors.
Terrace Hill welcomes over 18,000 visitors each year, this beautiful
mansion houses several antiques, beautiful stained glass, art work
and the architecture of the mansion reflects the rich history and
heritage of Iowa. This historic mansion is located in Des
Moines and sits high above the Raccoon River Valley. Iowa's
Governor and his family live on the third floor, and Terrace Hill
was given to the state of Iowa in 1971. Opening its doors to the
public with an estimated 500,000 people from around the globe that
have come and visited this historic, American Treasure.
Visitors can tour Terrace Hill where you will have the opportunity
to see furnishings and decorations that represent styles and colors
during the period from the end of the Civil War until the early
1900's. A visit to Terrace Hill is a must, while you are
visiting Iowa City.