Visit the West Side

The DSM West Side is rich in art, history and culture

Welcome to the DSM West Side!

The Des Moines West Side is home to much art, history, and culture.  Highlights include The Salisbury House and Gardens, Terrace Hill, The Des Moines Playhouse, The Des Moines Art Center, Moberg Gallery, and many historic Des Moines neighborhoods.  Visit our Art, History and Culture page for more highlights and details.

Our Chamber partners with other local chambers in supporting Catch Des Moines, our regional Convention and Visitors Bureau.  They have a wealth of resources and information to help you make the most of your time in Des Moines.  While you are here, we hope you visit our West Side Business Directory and explore our dining and shopping offerings as well as the art, history and culture on the DSM West Side.