Visit the world famous Madame Tussauds San Francisco, a fascinating place to get up-close and personal with over 220 life-like wax figures of the most fascinating historical, political and iconic figures of the history.
Meet all your favorite celebrities at once! Visit Madame Tussauds San Fransico and witness its unique bled of glitz and glamor! Take photographs with famous celebrities, challenge sports legends and hop on stage with pop icons.
This fun and unique attraction highlights milestone moments throughout history and in contemporary culture, both from around the world and in San Francisco.
Open 365 days a year.
*Operating hours are subject to change.
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Location and direction
145 Jefferson Street
San Francisco, California
Madame Tussauds San Francisco is located two blocks away from the historic Pier 39, and just steps away from the famous Fisherman’s Wharf sign.
Standard Operating Times
10:00 to 20:00
How to get to Madame Tussauds:
From East Bay take Highway 80 across the Bay Bridge. Stay in the left lane and take the Harrison St. exit (Exit 2B). Turn Right on Harrison, and left onto The Embarcadero. Proceed down Embarcadero for about two miles. The Embarcadero will turn into Jefferson St.
From South Bay take 101N, then merge onto 80E. Take the Fourth St. exit and merge onto Bryant St. Go ½ mile and turn left onto The Embarcadero. Proceed two miles and The Embarcadero will turn into Jefferson St. We will be on the left side of the street.
From North Bay take 101S across the Golden Gate Bridge. Stay on Richardson Ave, which will turn into Lombard St. Make a Left onto Van Ness and then a right onto N. Point. Turn left onto Mason St. and another left onto Jefferson St.
How to get to Madame Tussauds:
From Pier 39. Head west towards the Pier 39 Concourse, turn right onto The Embarcadero and continue onto Jefferson Street. Madame Tussauds San Francisco is located on the left, next door to the San Francisco Dungeon and Rainforest Café.
By BART. Exit at the Embarcadero station and take the F-Line, which is our local trolley system. The trolley will drop you directly across the street from our attraction.
By cable car to Bay and Taylor. Walk north toward Jefferson St. then make a left onto Jefferson. We are located half a block down on the left side of the street.
Price & Options
For security reasons, large bags or luggage are not permitted. No weapons or firearms of any kind are also allowed in the premises.
Children aged 16 years and over can enter the attraction unaccompanied by an adult. Children aged 15 years or under must be accompanied into the attraction with an adult aged 18 years or over.
No animals or pets are permitted into Madame Tussauds, with the exception of Service Animals.
Eating and drinking are not permitted at Madame Tussauds. All guests will be asked to finish any food or beverages before entering the attraction. No outside food or beverages allowed inside the attraction. Concessions (i.e. soda pop, candy, water, juice, etc.) are sold inside.
At the San Francisco Dungeon due to our restriction with our wheelchair user lifts we are at times unable to admit electronic wheelchairs to a weight and width restriction. The wheelchair and person must weigh under 600 pounds (330kg) and the chair cannot extend the width of 27 inches.
This activity is wheelchair accessible.
Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Navigating around the Dungeon will be mainly via level pathways. However due to the nature of the attraction some floor surfaces are uneven. Access is also gained via low gradient slopes, a specialized wheel chair lift (restrictions apply) and a stair climber (restrictions apply) to the various levels of the attraction.
Pregnant guests are welcome to visit the Dungeon at any time during their pregnancy and can take part in all nine (9) shows in our tour, however those expecting should not board Shanghai Kelly's Show as a precaution.
Due to width and weight restrictions throughout the attraction, The San Francisco Dungeon is not accessible for guests with Mobility Scooters.
There are areas of the Dungeon that contain strobe lighting which may affect those suffering from photosensitive epilepsy.
Printed VELTRA voucher
A valid government-issued photo ID
This activity operates regardless of weather.
The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
If you are driving on your own, you will be required to pay a parking fee.
You must have a printed copy of your VELTRA voucher to present upon check-in. You will not be able to participate in this activity if you only have a digital copy on your mobile device.
Be sure to exchange your VELTRA voucher for a ticket at the check-in location.
The attraction is stroller accessible.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made within 1 business days of your activity (after 23:59:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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