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  • Location:San Francisco, California
  • Duration:90 minutes (approx.)

Madame Tussauds San Francisco

Grab a photo with your favorite celebrity lookalike at Madame Tussauds in San Francisco. Head over to Fisherman’s Wharf and wander through the six interactive areas of incredible wax figures. Sit in the Oval Office with the president or pull a dance move with Michael Jackson. Then go behind the scenes to learn about the wax process and the skill required to create these convincing figures. To extend the fun, upgrade to include admission to the neighboring San Francisco Dungeon. 


  • 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 November 2015

Excellent tour, best Madame Tussauds we have been to. Recommend this to anyone, good fun.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

I loved this, you must do it, so real.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Madame Tussauds was AWESOME!!! With this booking we also got a free trip through the Dungeon located right next door. I would say the only part I did not care for was the obsession with taking pictures. I understand the need for the additional income, and I bought one or two. It was the tourist thing to do afterall. :

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The models were so life like.

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.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

We had a great time at Madame Tussauds. Being a Bay Area native, my favorite figures were the San Francisco icons. I made sure to take a picture with Joe Montana from the 49ers to show my dad, who is a big fan - he almost believed me when I said I met him in real life!

4 star rating: Recommended August 2014

The most accurate and believable of all the wax museum figures I have seen!

3 star rating: Worth doing September 2015

alright, not great. we expected more

Lorna L
United States of America

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better December 2014

I've been to two other Madame Tussauds. One in London and the other in L.A. This one didn't seem as large or as fun. Plus, not sure if it was a special or not, but don't pay additional for the Dungeon portion. When we went to Madame Tussauds, the cashier gave us free tickets to the Dungeons and said it comes free with Tussauds tickets.

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