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Off 24th Street, Parallel to Treat Ave and Harrison Street between 24th & 25th Streets., San Francisco, CA 94110
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cool to see art out in the street. I really enjoyed my time and looking at the murals. I stumbled upon this alley without much research. I spent less than an hour there but it was def worth the time! Visited in August 2017

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bekkah28
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mission is known for great murals and these are some of the best. Try for a tour of a lot of them and in the process witness a neighborhood that is changing quickly.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 14 December 2018

A swathe of colour greeted us on turning in to the Alley. For the whole length, vibrant images reflect numerous themes, particularly issues in the local community. Most are painted on wooden planks so require regular retouching and refreshment, mirrored in the striking brightness. New...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

We had just had a coffee at Haus and noticed that the Balmy Alley Murals were just a few minutes walk away, so we meandered over to take a look at them. It turned out to be a whole alley, packed on both sides from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HolisticGoddess
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

The Balmy Alley Murals are a must stop for anyone who appreciates art. This beautiful alley is filled with so much life, color, love and messages to the Audience! We definitely as a family fell in love with this hidden gem! So glad we were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank maideeluv
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Loved this section of cool murals near the Mission district. Worth popping over to. Be sure to look at the details on the piece by Sirron Norris.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeremy W
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This was a very cool walk and we really enjoyed the murals. We got to watch an artist painting the very beginnings of a new one. It was fun to watch her work. We were behind a tour and the guide was giving some very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Go2theZoo
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

The Balmy Alley murals are amazing in their diversity and number; however, if you walk along 24th street and Mission, you will see many more. The whole Latino flavor can be found throughout this neighborhood and the murals are just one aspect. Shop the cheap...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hadley100
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Any visitor to the SF Mission District must stop here! Lots of murals throughout the area, but Balmy Alley offers them one after another. There's an edgy feel to the art that fits right in with the whole Mission scene. Enjoy! This was a great...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lee-and-Baby
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I must say it is difficult to match and find a similar quality and connect in art work across a lot of countries (except London).

Date of experience: July 2018
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