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Magowan's Infinite Mirror Maze

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Address: Pier 39, 918 D Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone Number: 415-835-0019
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$5 well spent

An activity on Pier 39 that for $5 a person is worth doing. They also give you free return entry for the rest of the day. It is only small but we went round a couple of times as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An activity on Pier 39 that for $5 a person is worth doing. They also give you free return entry for the rest of the day. It is only small but we went round a couple of times as there are 3 different ways to get through the maze

Thank GSR1005Houston
Ypsilanti, Michigan
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Fun for everyone, you get your monies worth and someone else's. It's reasonably priced and you can get a coupon from several sources...Groupon, visitors center coupon book and the high priced cupcake store on the pier

Thank Denise L
San Francisco, California
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63 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

My boys (preteen & teen) love the mirror maze! They will keep going through it - 10 or 15 times. I get lost and can't find my way out. They've got it figured out but still love it. It has multi-color lights with rock music. It is really a bit surreal. Cheap enough entrance fee. You can print out a... More 

Thank CamperSF
Astoria, New York, United States
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Completely worth the $5 entrance fee. The friendly staff will give you plastic gloves so you do not smudge the mirrors. The maze is clean, well kept, and DIFFICULT! We got through the maze in about 7-10 minutes. Your admission grants you unlimited access.

Thank Daniel M
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39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Super cheap entry which is valid all day, very trippy and a bit of fun. I would do it at least once, it's on pier 39 so while you're there check it out. Kids would love it

Thank Breeinabubble
Melbourne, Australia
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133 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

How annoying. This attraction (although it is not worth being called an attraction) has 4.5 stars on Yelp. It is not a really bad ripoff at $5 USD, it is not worth the cab fare. Ok if you are on Pier 39 take the kids in, but it was a big disappointment to me.

Thank William S
North Platte, Nebraska
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46 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

A lot of fun for $5! We went through it twice and I felt really lost. It was very excellently done and the lighting was exceptional. Kids would love this!

Thank Cormick026
Singapore, Singapore
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87 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Love this place. It's a small space but the lighting, mirror and effects really got us. We had a fun time just going around and looking at the other 1 to 5 replica of ourselves. My toddler even run into the mirror twice. He did not cry, just touch his forehead and continue. We love it

Thank EliseTan
Sherman Oaks
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

If you are open to try something different for the cup of your favorite coffee drink than this is for you. My two kids (ages 7 and 12) LOVED this. With the unlimited entrance the one ticket provides this Maze provided at least two hours of entertainment. The kids went through the Maze forward and backwards multiple times. I even... More 

2 Thank Magictraveler0709
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

The space is actually pretty small but I happened to get into a dead end every minute. The spinning colorful lights which were meant to confuse made me very dizzy. A little hint is that the exit is pretty much a 180 turn with a slight detour. The best part was when I kept on scaring myself with the mirrors.

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