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If you’re downtown Boise- must see!

I was walking downtown Boise and came across this alley! I wouldn’t consider it a destination or... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Twin Falls, Idaho
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Holy Cow...not what I expected.

We were traveling through Boise for business with the family and the Freak Alley showed up as an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
High Point, North Carolina
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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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“local artists”(13 reviews)
“downtown boise”(27 reviews)
Freak Alley Gallery is the largest outdoor mural gallery in the Northwest. It's free and open to the public 24/7. We also have an Indoor Gallery that promotes our local Art and Artists; all proceeds from sales support the project and keep the lights...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
210 N 9th St, Boise, ID 83702-5709
+1 208-703-5966
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was walking downtown Boise and came across this alley! I wouldn’t consider it a destination or place to set out to go, however if you are downtown Boise- definitely go!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank hdonovan25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were traveling through Boise for business with the family and the Freak Alley showed up as an attraction to see in the city. It definitely lived up to its name. It is street art with a twist. It's only a block long, so it...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ClifMays
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure why this garners all the 5-star reviews. I would not say this is a must-see, but there was some nice pictures.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank dannys58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to walk the downtown after lunch. This was a very cool find. Local artists painting on the alley walls. Fun thing to do.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Two-Mile-Hi-Diver
Reviewed February 25, 2019

Downtown Boise has a lot of charming places to wonder about. There is a place called "Freak Alley" where artists can express themselves freely on the alley walls. On a bright sunny day, go wonder about and see the great works!

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Louis R
Reviewed February 12, 2019

I have photographed murals all over the country as a preface to recommending the artwork and process for a community project. This art isn't particularly appealing and it isn't located in an attractive, or viewer friendly, environment. If you lived during the great protest era...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SeniorTravelerTF
Reviewed January 26, 2019

What a cool place we stumbled upon! Murals creatively placed on walls, door cubbies, window recesses, and ever changing! No two visits will be the same. Apparently the artists rent the space to paint for a period of time, then can renew it or someone...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank EstesLass
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

It was fun to see all the new alley paintings since last Christmas! So much creativity!!! I was really happy to see a few of the originals still surviving. (I have lots more pics, but only ten are allowed.)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LivPurple
Reviewed January 1, 2019

Wonderful street art exhibit. So fun to see what different artists can do. It is such a great idea to give this area for creative people to shine.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gotillyoudrop123
Reviewed December 21, 2018

It is amazing that so many artists came together to create this wonderfully artistic alley. You could spend 20 minutes checking out each individual selection

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank danddavis
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