Madame Tussauds San Francisco isn't your typical old wax museum. See 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.
Are you ready for your starring role? The world famous Madame Tussauds is now open on San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf!
Located next to Pier 39, join us to walk the red carpet and experience the true spirit of San Francisco. Immerse yourself in San Francisco's iconic buildings, famous sites and inspirational heroes. Become a participant in Harvey Milk's campaign for equal rights or join Jimi Hendrix for a jam on stage.
Discover the world behind Madame Tussauds San Francisco. Did you know red silk thread is used to create the veins on each eyeball, or because wax shrinks, the figures are made 2% larger than the real life subjects they portray, and each strand of hair is inserted individually, taking approximately 5 weeks to complete each head.
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.
Sports: Figures include Tiger Woods, Muhammad Ali and Serena Williams.
History and Leaders: Figures include Barack Obama, Steve Jobs, Rosa Parks and George Washington.
Music: Figures include Michael Jackson, Adele, Beyoncé and Lady Gaga.
Film: 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.