Madame Tussauds San Francisco
San Francisco, California, USA
- Famous celebrities: Take a selfie with your favorite legend, from Leonardo DiCaprio to Serena Williams to Barack Obama, or have one of our pros snap a pic for you.
- Local heroes: "The Spirit of San Francisco" features Bay Area celebrities like Jerry Garcia, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Harvey Milk, and Mayor Edwin Lee.
- Musical legends: Join Adele on stage, play drums with Lady Gaga, slip into Madonna's "Blind Ambition" tour outfit, or perform a piano duet with Elton John.
- Sports jockeys: Play football with San Francisco 49ers star Joe Montana, shoot hoops with Jeremy Lin, or test your skills against those of golfer Tiger Woods.
About this San Francisco, California tour
With numerous locations throughout the world, Madame Tussauds wax museums thrill countless visitors with their lifelike creations. Madame Tussauds San Francisco, located on Fisherman's Wharf, showcases the big names in history, politics, tech, film, music, pop culture, and sports. These icons have either shaped or are shaping the world we live in today. And you won't want to miss this location's local heroes.
In The Spirit of San Francisco Zone, pretend you're a flower child as you hang out in Golden Gate Park with rock legends Jerry Garcia, Jimi Hendrix, and Janis Joplin. Leave your heart in San Francisco with Tony Bennett. Audition for Francis Ford Coppola. Rally in the Castro with Harvey Milk. Additionally, the museum pays homage to feisty Orange Is The New Black transgender actress and LGBT advocate, Laverne Cox,
In the A-List Zone, feel like you are partying the night away with Neil Patrick Harris, Jimmy Fallon, George Clooney, and Anne Hathaway. In the Film Zone, re-enact famous movie scenes, like biking with E.T. or chilling with Audrey Hepburn.
The museum's wax creations aren't just about people anymore. Grumpy Cat now has her own figure, making her the first cat at the museum. You'll also get to learn about how the wax figures are made, and how Madame Tussaud got her start. Hint: it's a darker story than you can imagine.
Wax artists go to extreme lengths to make sure that their creations are hard to distinguish from the real thing. Each figure costs roughly $125,000 and takes about four months to make. The artists take over 250 measurements and photographs for each subject. In some cases, actual celebrity possessions are used on figures, after being acquired through donation or auction.
Please make your way to145 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133 at Fisherman's Wharf. Across the street from the famous Fisherman's Wharf sign.
This tour is self-guided.
Facilities are designed to be fully accessible to travelers with a disability. Trained staff will ensure that travelers are transported safely from floor to floor by means of a lift specially designated for this purpose. Service animals are permitted.
Ticket, Family Friendly
Tour Participation Requirements
This experience is rated mild. To participate fully, you may be required to walk over primarily even surfaces at a leisurely pace. You may encounter a limited number of steps, cobblestones, or uneven surfaces, and you may have to stand for extended periods of time.
Suitable for all ages. Travelers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult and shall remain under the control or supervision of an adult at all times.
Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.
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