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The San Francisco Dungeon

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
San Francisco Dungeon General Admission
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San Francisco Dungeon General Admission
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The San Francisco Dungeon is NOT your usual visitor attraction! We're an exciting mix of 9 live actor shows, 200 years of history, 360° sets, 1 dark boat ride and authentic storytelling. Being scared has never been more fun. Our unique take on...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
145 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1223
Fisherman’s Wharf
+1 855-753-9999
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got these tickets in conjunction with Madame Tussaud’s and it was so much fun- from the sweetly creepy count st the front door to the hilarious actors who just go into the fun of it all we just loved this experience. There were some...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Thievingbird
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the dungeons but this is one of the best. Our second visit after a two year gap was just as good, if not better for knowing a bit of what was coming and laughing at the first timers. Good acting, lots of old fashioned...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank AntandNeil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this novelty stuff, but was disappointed. The actor at the entrance was awesome, and got me all psyched up for this tour. We started out with a 2-3 minute wait due to technical difficulties that went on for about 10 or so minutes,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Deckedsoup
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had bought the Costco San Francisco Explorer pass and chose the Dungeon as one of our attractions. We showed up and were immediately given a time slot about 10 minutes away. Great start! The gentleman at the front handling the ticketing and getting you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jon S
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

Went here over Thanksgiving weekend. Had a good time. Very unique and fun experience. Staff was very entertaining.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

I have been to San Francisco many many times and had never heard of this. My 20 year old niece recommended it, so we went. This was a combination play and haunted house. It was awesome. The actors are really good! It would be too...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

We paid full price even though two rides were not working when we went. Quite a bit shorted than the London one and not as fun.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

Last week i visited the San Francisco Dungeon and i was a little bit disappointed. Though the actors were realy good i expected more about the cruel history of SF. The jail scene was imo the best one and i had bad luck with the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Barta1738
Reviewed October 21, 2018

I was very excited for the drop-off, but there's only ONE drop-off and is NOT very high. The shows aren't interesting at all. I went to the front-desk to ask for my money back, but they told me that I had to send an email...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jessica R
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

My friends had done this before and since I’m visiting from another state, they wanted me to experience this show. I grew up in the bay, but hadn’t heard of this new attraction. I wasn’t sure what to expect to be honest. I thought it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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September 25, 2018|
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Response from oceanblue1 | Reviewed this property |
No - not really and there is quite a bit of sitting. You basically walk between sets.
July 8, 2018|
Response from P2868WSheidib | Reviewed this property |
We were a group of 12 and arrived there at 2 pm - not a problem. The groups going through are big. I really don’t think it makes a difference when because even if you have to wait half an hour there is so much you can see... More
Chris C
March 26, 2017|
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Response from Dalia G | Property representative |
Hi Kristi, You can come whenever you'd like. Shows usually run every 15 minutes. See you soon!