4.5 star rating: Recommended 5 Reviews

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  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Duration:  90 minutes (approx.)
Madame Tussauds at San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf isn't your typical old wax museum. Sidle up to Elton John on the piano or strike a pose next to Marilyn Monroe for photo ops as you wind through six interactive sections to see your favorite icons of past and present. You even get to go behind the scenes to discover what it takes to create these incredibly lifelike models. Want more? Upgrade to combine this experience with admission to the San Francisco Dungeon next door.


  • Admission to Madame Tussauds San Francisco
  • Pose like a VIP with your favorite actors, including George Clooney, Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Compare your height to that of sports stars like Tiger Woods and Gabby Douglas
  • Sit in the Oval Office with Barack Obama
  • Learn about the wax process and all the man-hours put into each celebrity figure
  • Choose the combo option to include entrance to the San Francisco Dungeon, also at Fisherman’s Wharf

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What You Can Expect

Madame Tussauds San Francisco

See amazing figures, like the acrobatic Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas, at Madame Tussauds

You can arrive at Madame Tussauds anytime during opening hours. Situated at Fisherman’s Wharf, the wax museum is a convenient stop on any San Francisco sightseeing itinerary.

Your entrance ticket gives you access to the museum’s six segments, as well as the behind-the-scenes exhibit. Stay as long as you like at the museum, taking pictures with all of your favorite movie stars, sports figures and important leaders.

A List:
Wax figures include George Clooney, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Jennifer Aniston, Anne Hathaway, Johnny Depp and Elton John.

Figures include Tiger Woods, Muhammad Ali and Serena Williams.

History and Leaders:
Figures include Barack Obama, Steve Jobs, Rosa Parks and George Washington.

Figures include Michael Jackson, Adele, Beyoncé and Lady Gaga.

Figures include Alfred Hitchcock, Whoopi Goldberg, Marilyn Monroe and ET.

Spirit of San Francisco:
It’s a secret! The collection of Bay Area celebrities and other figures is not publicized — find out for yourself when you arrive.

Behind the Scenes:
Learn the often-turbulent story of Marie Tussaud, and what it takes to bring the wax figures to life, or rather, the display floor.

Upgrade option:
Choose the combo option when booking if you’d like to include admission to Madame Tussauds’ neighboring attraction, the San Francisco Dungeon, where spooky stories and mysteries from 200 years of San Francisco history are brought to life through live-action vignettes featuring detailed sets, period costumes and special effects.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Madame Tussauds was awesome! I couldn't believe how real the wax figures looked. I got take pictures with my favorite celebs, including Beyoncé and George Clooney. Then, I tricked my friends into thinking I actually met them :)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Awesome! Madame Tussaud's in SF is super interactive. We had a blast being able to try on props and take pictures with our favorite celebs. Would definitely go back.
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