Huntsville is not only a place for rocket scientists and engineers, but a city full of creative artists with fun murals spread throughout for us to discover and enjoy. Whether you are brand new to the city or have never branched out, this tour of local murals can help you discover the unique and creative side of Huntsville while having fun with your family. How many can you find together? It’s time to go on a mural hunt!
Find these murals in the Food Garden:
- Comfortably Swanky Couch
- Greetings from Huntsville
Head towards The Shed and the restrooms to find:
- Don’t Forget to Play
- Westside Huntsville One Love
- The Booth Community Seating
Straight to Ale at Campus 805
View these at Straight to Ale:
- Space is Our Place (outside)
- Floating Astronauts (inside)
Whole Foods Huntsville
Park in the parking garage to find:
- The red bridge/Cotton/Saturn 5
- Flowers/pillars/Ditto Landing
Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment Complex
2211 Seminole Drive, SW Huntsville (map) | View Website
While you are at Lowe Mill, stay for Huntsville’s own Piper & Leaf original location, sample sweets at local chocolatier, Pizzelles Confections, or grab a popsicle on the second floor at Suzy’s Pops.
On the outside of the Lowe Mill building find these murals:
- Crayon Box
Hidden within Lowe Mill find these bonus Huntsville murals:
- Monkey in the elevator
- A Big Boot (on the way to the secret pizza window)
Downtown Huntsville Murals
Discover 14 Murals and Art Installations:
- Welcome to Huntsville
- Koi Mural
- Valles Marineris
- Frog Door
- Tunneling to Callisto
- Refuge of Change
- Space Door
- Color Walk
- Dragon Stained Glass
Within Big Spring Park East – towards the big set of steps find:
- Welcome to Huntsville/Park
- Koi Fish Mural – turn left just before the Welcome to Huntsville mural and take your first right
- Right To Vote/19th Amendment Mural by Kim Radford located at 112 Washington Street, Huntsville 35801
On the back of the building on the corner of 201 Washington Street and Holmes you find Space Door by Jessie Andrews, created with both metal and paint: (map)
Find the building on the corner of 218 Randolph you’ll find the interactive mural Catalyst by Robert Bean, a 3-in-1 depicting a bicycle, a bouquet of balloons, and wings about to take flight (map):
Walk to nearby Sam & Greg’s Pizzeria on the south side of the square for lunch/dinner!
Finally, don’t miss the Clinton Row Color Walk Alley downtown. Five artists came together to create this multi-paneled public art in Huntsville!
More Huntsville Murals
Whitesburg Drive, Huntsville (map) | View Website
Find this “Love You to the Moon & Back” mural at the side of car wash next to Interiors of Consign. You’ll be nearby Roosters Crow Coffee shop and the beloved Big Foots Little Donuts if you need to stop for a snack!
Bonus Off the Beaten Path Art:
On your drive on 65 North towards Athens you’ll find on the right just off the highway on an abandoned trailer is a very descriptive single word done in graffiti art: “MOIST“. Keep a sharp eye out and you’ll follow this tag and more like it all the way from Birmingham to Nashville!
We do not recommend stopping and taking a picture, but if you are the passenger, take a pic while you are driven by and show your driver.
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Rachel Brown is a foodie by heart and Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator by trade. A mother of two young children, she is always searching for fun and exciting things to eat and create as a family. Rachel moved here from Nashville, TN in 2016 and is enjoying exploring Huntsville and all the exciting things happening here. You can follow her exciting Huntsville foodie finds on her Instagram @RocketCityDietitian or on FaceBook as Rocket City Dietitian.