San Francisco Attractions
Get closer to remarkable sea creatures from San Francisco Bay and beyond. From octopuses to eight-foot sharks, and mesmerizing walls of jellies to leopard sharks and bat rays, the Aquarium of the Bay presents an unforgettable marine experience right on Pier 39.
Cruise the Bay with Red & White Fleet, San Francisco's premier sightseeing cruise operators. Take in the majesty of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge on a purpose-built vessel, with award-winning audio commentary highlighting the city’s rich cultural history in 16 different languages.
Based in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, The California Academy of Sciences is home to a world-class aquarium, planetarium, and natural history museum - all under one living roof.
Double up on your San Francisco adventure with the San Francisco Dungeon and Madame Tussauds. Visit the stars at San Francisco's premier waxwork museum and discover the secrets of the city's turbulent past at the San Francisco Dungeon.
The DeYoung and Legion of Honor Museums are landmarks of San Francisco's art scene, showcasing priceless collections of objects that illuminate the past, from 17th-20th Century American art, textile treasures, and art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas.
One of the largest museums in the US, the newly refurbished San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) showcases a collection of over 33,000 pieces of modern and contemporary art, including painting, sculpture, photography, architecture, design, and media arts.
The Exploratorium isn't just a museum; it's an ongoing exploration of science, art and human perception — a vast collection of online experiences that feed your curiosity.
A living museum on the National Register of Historic Places, and a National Historic Landmark, the S.S. Jeremiah O'Brien transports you back almost seven decades to when Navy sailors braved the harshest of high seas and threat of enemy attack.
The USS Pampanito (SS-383) is a real WWII submarine, docked in San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf. The submarine is open to visitors and acts as both museum and memorial to the 'Silent Service': the covert submarine operations of the U.S. Navy.
Pay a visit to Ripley's Odditorium to discover San Francisco's truly weird and wonderful. Curious minds will be thrilled by over 400 unusual exhibits, which include a shrunken head, giant screw sculptures and a two-trunk elephant.
Tour the Bay by bike with Blazing Saddles. This family-owned-and-operated company was established in San Francisco over 30 years ago to give you the unforgettable experience of biking over the Golden Gate Bridge.
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Enhance your sightseeing experience with a ticket that includes our San Francisco bus tour along with attraction entry.