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Mission Trail Mural Walks

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Address: 2981 24th Street at Harrison, San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone Number: +1 415-285-2287
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The Other Museum

California is chockful of great museums, full of celebrated art from all continents and eras. Want to try a different museum, an outdoor one? Check out San Francisco’s Mission... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 April 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

California is chockful of great museums, full of celebrated art from all continents and eras. Want to try a different museum, an outdoor one? Check out San Francisco’s Mission District Murals. If you love art or just want to partake of culture, highly recommended. Through several blocks (not just on and around the 24th and 25th, but also on the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

Without the back ground it's difficult to make sense of the messages behind the murals. It's quite a shabby area, particularly 16th Misson.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

Looking for a bit of colour, controvery and coutner culture? Look no further. a stroll thorugh the Mission and its colourful murals will give old and young alike plent of food for thought and conversation. A great way to soak in the vibe - and the hsitory - of San Francisco

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

Be sure to see the murals before it's too late. The neighborhood is fast becoming gentrified. I felt totally safe and was never bothered by anyone.

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Edgewater, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

Love the art, love the colours, love the architecture, love the boutique shops, love the food. A perfect day to spend around walking in the city. Make sure you walk every street as some nice murals may just be hidden in some alley.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

We dashed through here on our way out of town and couldn't do the tour, but we bought a map and got suggestions on best streets to see. It was all amazing and we want to do the tour next time we are in town. I wish we had put this higher on our to do list for the trip.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2015

I wish I could make a tour that explains me all he history behind these murals around the 24th street, but it was closed. nevertheless, it is clear the social appeal of these murals, and how they reflect the gentrification of this neighbourhood. It seems that Precita Eyes organizes tours: I do recommend ! Very powerful!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2013

Did this walk from 24th St along and up VAlencia St, stoppining at Historic Balmy Alley Murals; Wrap Around Women's Building Murals and ending at Clarion Alley (Breaking Art) . It was a real nice interesting stroll - some of the works were very good, some bad and others very bad indeed. Overall it was a good walk and experience.... More 

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wilds of New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2013

The Mission district is ablaze with colorful folk art murals. They are spread throughout the neighborhood. You can just roam up and down the alley ways to explore on your own. But I would recommend that you first stop by the little visitor center at 2981 24th St. first and spend a few bucks to buy their map of specifically... More 

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Corvallis, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2012

The WPA Murals in the Old Post Office give the history of San Francisco. They are great paintings and include the Gold Rush, Pioneers, Chinese contributions and persecution, Ship building during WW2, Fishing and the Wharves, labor riots, and much more. Very interesting and well done.

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Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous street murals and a high density of bars and cafes make this neighbourhood a magnet for young people. While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the locals do by heading to Mission Dolores Park, buy some ice cream, and savor one of the most diverse neighbourhoods in the country.
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