Cool Places To Spend An Afternoon In Des Moines

Cool Places To Spend An Afternoon In Des Moines

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Got a few hours of free time? Here are the best places to spend an afternoon exploring Des Moines.

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    Did you know? Built in the 1920s and ‘30s, Des Moines Water Works has supplied the city’s residents with water for nearly 100 years. -- K12 Inc via Foursquare
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    Salisbury House has a rare book collection that dates back to the 1400s. To learn more about the history of the house check out this C-SPAN video. -- C-SPAN via Foursquare
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    Get a Hannah-Weiss, an unfiltered wheat beer with a clean citrus aftertaste, with an Uncle Buck, a bacon-stuffed burger. Read more about our first look at the new Western Gateway spot: -- Juice Magazine via Foursquare
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    Must see Francis Bacon's painting called "Study after Velazquez's Portrait of Pope Innocent X" it home is here. Don't forget to notice the architecture. Look for I.M. Pei's signature in the windows. -- Adam Pirillo via Foursquare
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    Hey bicyclists, any chance to give a courtesy "on your left" to walkers when goin at a faster than recreational speed? -- Jaime Bernal via Foursquare
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    Bought a couple kegs directly from them for our wedding. Very reasonably priced for the quality of beer and it was a hit at the reception. Highly recommend it. -- Drew Van Woert 🍺 via Foursquare
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    For all your outdoor needs. Get some exercise or relax in your favorite spot. Also take advantage of special events like Moonlight floats on the lake during full-moons! -- Jon McDonald via Foursquare
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    Looking to hang out with other retro game lovers? Grab two friends & sign up for Up-Down's skeeball league, held Monday nights. Just ask one of the ever-friendly bartenders when the next one starts! -- Megan Bannister via Foursquare
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    Go meet Annie the mummy! She's over 2000 years old and part of the new Lost Egypt exhibit! -- McKenzie Lambert via Foursquare
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    Some of the best wings in Des Moines. Also, try some of the different Moscow Mules. They are all pretty tasty. -- Phil Dickinson via Foursquare
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