The California Academy of Sciences is a must-see for anyone interested in space as well as the Earth and the fragile ecosystems that make it tick. Explore the galaxy at the speed of light and check out the latest not-to-be-missed digital planetarium show. Come face-to-face with over 38,000 live animals, discover the wonders of the rainforest and dive deep into a virtual ocean. The California Academy of Sciences is open Monday-Saturday from 9:30am to 5pm and on Sunday from 11am to 5pm. Tickets include all exhibits and shows; arrive early for guaranteed seating in the planetarium show.Book Tickets
Open every day except Christmas Day, the Aquarium of the Bay offers visitors a unique opportunity to discover the wonders of a wide variety of sea life native to the San Francisco Bay area. Gaze in awe at the Giant Pacific Octopus, observe the silent splendor of Sevengill Sharks and watch graceful jellyfish dance through their habitats. Every day offers a different blend of special events, included in the price of admission, making each visit to the Aquarium unique. This is a must visit during any San Francisco city tour. The Aquarium opens at 10am during weekdays and 9am on the weekends; closing times vary.Book Tickets
As one of San Francisco’s most popular attractions, Ripley’s Believe It or Not features more than 10,000 square feet of the strange, unusual and unbelievable. Exhibits include hard-to-believe information about vampires, tribal artifacts, strange people and stranger animals, the Robert Ripley story and more. Don’t forget to lose yourself in the Marvelous Mirror Maze! Ripley’s opens at 10am on weekdays and 9am on weekends; closing times vary.Book Tickets
Sightseers everywhere find a unique experience at Madame Tussauds in San Francisco.
The ropes and poles have been removed for a less museum-like environment to allow visitors to experience the artistry of these wondrous wax figures as never before. Madame Tussauds provides a one-of-a-kind red carpet experience right in the center of San Francisco’s world-famous Fisherman’s Wharf. It’s an exclusive invitation to the hottest party in the city, so have your camera ready for the A-lister event of a lifetime!
Experience the legendary history of the City by the Bay at the new quintessential stop on the San Francisco sightseeing trail. Are you ready to step inside an exhilarating multi-sensory experience where you can see, hear, touch, smell and feel old San Francisco? The Dungeon combines engaging theatrical performances, special effects, stages, scenes and rides for a unique experience that’s a little bit creepy, very funny and always entertaining. It’s the best way to tour 200 years of authentic San Francisco history in just over an hour.Book Tickets