For the first portion of your tour, head to Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium at Fisherman’s Wharf near Pier 39 to enter the world of the strange, unusual and unbelievable.
Newly rebuilt and expanded, the Odditorium features amazing new exhibits, art, weirdness and fun for the whole family. Take a self-guided tour of the interactive exhibits featuring unusual relics and rare treasures such as a shrunken human head, Buck Helm’s Car from the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake and an original vampire-killing kit.
With laser and LED floor lighting, and music to enhance the experience, the Marvelous Mirror Maze features 1,200 square feet (111 sq meters) of mirrored paths, surprising corners, dead ends and continuous circles.
After your time here, hop on the ferry (round-trip ticket included) and head to Alcatraz Island, located in the middle of San Francisco Bay. On your self-guided walking tour of this notorious prison, listen as its fascinating history comes to life with the award-winning Cellhouse Audio Tour, now with new stories, narrators and discoveries.
Known as The Rock, this former federal penitentiary housed gangsters such as Al Capone (Scarface) and Machine Gun Kelly. You'll learn about the famous escape from Alcatraz, the prison's notorious inmates and much more. End your day with a ferry ride back to San Francisco.