• Alcatraz
  • Alcatraz
  • Alcatraz
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Type: Historic Sites, Tours and Excursions

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Once just an old prison, Alcatraz is enjoying a makeover as a native plant conservatory and historical "must-see." During Alcatraz's 34 years as a prison, most of its inmates were simply high-risk...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

Due to COVID-19, please check with the attraction for the most recent updates to their opening hours.

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Day Tour Adult $26; Senior (62+) $24.50; Child (0-4) Free; Child (5-11) $16; Family $79
    Night Tour Adult $33; Senior (62+) $30.50; Child (12-17) $32; Child (5-11) $19.50

  • Best Attractions & Activities: "If you enjoy the ferry trip to Alcatraz, consider these other ferry rides: Sausalito, Tiburon, and Angel Island."
  • Sightseeing: "Alcatraz tours book really fast, so plan your trip as early as possible."
  • Family-Friendly Museums: "Alcatraz offers a fantastic night tours for those up for something a bit more spooky."
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Alcatraz is not only an exciting trip but also offers a fascinating history of San Francisco Bay.
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: Alcatraz, with its long and fascinating history, is almost synonymous with San Francisco Bay.
  • Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: Although Alcatraz is usually highlighted as a general tourist destination, it's a living history of San Francisco.

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