Freak Alley Gallery
Freak Alley Gallery
4.5
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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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 on. Be sure to visit our website for detailed information on the indoor and outdoor events. You can even watch the progression of this Boise landmark.
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Allisonspring
Sitka, AK751 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Business
If you are in the area walking, this makes a very fun walk. Artistry is very beautiful, but I do not think it is something to go out of your way for. It is an Alley. There are people smoking, and garbage along the walk....but disregard that and you do get some pure street art that has a lot of soul. I truly did enjoy.
Written 13 February 2020
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K. Leppert
Idaho2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2019
My 2 daughters and I rented those Lime scooter and went all over in this area. Freak Alley is a hidden gem that is never the same twice. The artistry and the style really needs to be experience at least once. Go see it.
Written 2 March 2020
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Ron S
Sheridan, WY1,264 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020 • Couples
All of the greatest artists from days past would find something to enjoy here. There is talent everywhere you look and their skills are very evident on the walls of this alley. Everywhere you turn you see more. This goes past graffiti to Fine art.
We thought that this was a Very worthwhile find and hope you do also.
Written 17 September 2020
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Nina3287
Sonoma, CA160 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 • Family
While touring downtown Boise we stumbled upon this alley. They have all different styles of artwork and graffiti. It was a free way to experience the culture in the area. Beautiful murals and the kids had a good time.
Written 21 October 2020
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JoeOB
Denver, CO231 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2021 • Family
Interesting to walk thru this actual alley and look at the art work painted on the side of the brick walls of the buildings sides facing the alley. Preferred walking thru it during the day just because visually it was easier to see the details of the artwork. Keep in mind this is street art…
Written 4 July 2021
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Icarus4335
Colorado Springs, CO805 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2021
Very cool artwork that is tucked away in an alley between 8th and 9th and Bannock and W Idaho. I just happened to pass it and it caught my attention, so I walked down the alley to check out the art. Some pretty crazy and freaky (as the name implies) murals. I assume it is local artists, so this is a good way to display their work.
Written 16 July 2021
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sunnyd9522
Eugene, OR188 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020
My friend wanted to drive home through Boise specifically to see this place. We drove by and thought it was really small & debated about stopping since we were in a hurry to get home (several hours to drive still). I am so glad we stopped. From the street it looked like one little painted portion but once we were there we could see it was so much more. Such great art! Lots of colors. We took so many pictures. It was definitely worth the stop.
Written 5 November 2020
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BKAnders
Meridian, ID294 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Couples
I had seen this attraction's reviews many months ago and made a mental note to visit when I had the chance. After lunch at P.F. Chang's, I decided to fulfill that mental note.
Sadly, I was disappointed by the artwork in Freak Alley. Yeah, I should have expected an influence from the drug and hard rock culture. However, I thought I would like at least some of the artwork. Well, there were 2, or maybe 3, paintings that I liked -- and one of those was a country scene on the east side of 8th Street, which is probably not even part of Freak Alley!
I walked the length of the alley, hoping to see something worthy of attention; unfortunately, I continued to be disappointed in the overall experience.
Written 16 September 2022
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ontheroadagain65
Garden City, MI1,104 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2021
Definitely different. The artwork is pretty amazing. Even if it's not your style (which for me it's not), you can appreciate the hard and creative work. If you're wandering around downtown, wander through Freak Alley and enjoy the art.
Written 30 June 2021
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Diane F
170 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
If you are in Boise, you have to visit Freak Alley. It is off the pedestrian streets and is an amazing collection of murals done by local artists. All the walls, doors, etc. are covered with these colorful works of art. It has turned a small alley into a destination.
Written 21 October 2022
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