Welcome! Central Iowa Mensa is local group #500 of American Mensa, Ltd., which is part of Mensa International. Founded in May 1977 in the Des Moines area, our group's 200+ members are spread out across the majority of the state, as shown in pink on the map below.

We're a friendly community and have a number of monthly activities and events. Feel free to contact us with any questions, comments or ideas you may have!

Map of local groups in Iowa