With 123 attractions in 23 countries, Merlin Entertainments is a worldwide leader in providing branded family entertainment. Merlin's signature properties in San Francisco include branches of the renowned Madame Tussauds wax museum and The Dungeon live action historical experiences. Through these memorable attractions, Merlin delivers unique and rewarding experiences to visitors with delightful and enriching learning opportunities.
- World-Famous Wax Museum Madame Tussauds in San Francisco
Madame Tussauds offers guests the unique opportunity to visit with incredibly life-like celebrity figures from film, music, sports, politics and more. San Francisco Bay Area icons, such as Joe Montana, Janis Joplin and Harvey Milk are also available to complete a fun and interactive experience. "Grab hold" of your favorite stars at this star-studded attraction and take pictures, touch and get up close and personal.
- This Halloween, Experience the Ultimate Sleepover
Brave souls can experience the thrill of a lifetime, with a frighteningly fun slumber party at the San Francisco Dungeon. On Oct. 30 and Oct. 31, after the lights go down on the daily interactive shows, a few (un)lucky guests can slumber amongst the chilling darkness and haunting wals of the attractions authentically reproduced Alcatraz jail cell.
- Experience San Francisco Live at The Dungeon
History comes alive at The San Francisco Dungeon! Delve into 200 years of history with nine live actor shows, 360° sets, special effects and authentic storytelling. From Gold Rush to Gangs, The Dungeon's characters take you on a journey through the grisly and authentic past of the Bay Area. Learn the pungent truth of the Plague, revisit the black trade of "shanghaiing"on a dark boat ride, and, new for Halloween 2016, take a thrilling drop-ride out of Alcatraz. Being scared has never been more fun!
- Book a Special Event with Merlin Entertainments
Merlin Entertainments offers planners two great special event options with Madame Tussauds and The San Francisco Dungeon. With both located in the heart of iconic Fisherman's Wharf, you and your guests can enjoy the spirit of San Francisco in an immersive and interactive experience. Whether planning a corporate team building or a special birthday party, Merlin can help make your event memorable and fun.