The Blackpool Tower is a true British institution. It is the iconic feature of Blackpool’s famous seafront, and continues to bring as much joy to visitors as it did when it was first constructed in 1894.
Few attractions prove that #BlackpoolHasItAll quite like The Blackpool Tower, with five stunning attractions for all the family to enjoy.
Let’s take a look at what you can expect:
Madame Tussauds Blackpool
Madame Tussauds Blackpool offers a celebrity experience unlike any other. Mixing the best of British with international stars, there really is something for everyone.
Burst through the pages of vintage Marvel comic strips and step right into the action with Marvel Heroes. First enter a Jottenheim ice cave and come face to face with Thor. Are you brave enough to lift his hammer? Then we have appearances from Captain Marvel, The Hulk and Guardians of the Galaxy, and we are sure Spiderman is hanging around somewhere!
We’ve got TV royalty with the likes of Sir Bruce Forsyth, Sir David Attenborough and Ant & Dec, alongside actual royalty in the form of Prince William, The Duchess of Cambridge and Her Majesty The Queen.
You will find music giants such as The Beatles, Lady Gaga, Susan Boyle and Michael Jackson and sports stars like Wayne Rooney, David Beckham, Mo Farah, Lewis Hamilton and Tiger Woods.
Legendary comedians like Tommy Cooper, The Two Ronnies and Morecambe & Wise mingle with modern-day talent such as Graham Norton, John Bishop, Alan Carr and Russell Brand.
The Blackpool Tower Eye
For a truly spectacular view of Blackpool, you need to head to the top of the tower. At 518ft tall, you’ll be pleased to know that there are lifts to the summit, where superb panoramic views await.
Here, you can gaze out at the beautiful Irish Sea and get a unique bird’s-eye view of Blackpool itself, while on clear days you can see as far as North Wales, the Lake District and the Isle of Man. The brave amongst you can also try out the glass floor, where you can peek straight down to the streets below.
Don’t forget to visit the spectacular 4D Cinema Experience too, where all your senses will be dazzled as you are taken on a trip down Blackpool’s memory lane.
The Blackpool Tower Circus
Join Mooky and Mr. Boo for The Blackpool Tower Circus Carnival! This is a spectacular Bollywood-style celebration, providing a feast for the senses. From Mooky and Mr Boo's trip around the world, to their wild western stand off in Buffalo Bill, the Endresz family's Blackpool Tower Circus show has wowed audiences and delighted families for over two decades!
Book tickets here.
The Blackpool Tower Dungeon
If you’re looking for family fun in Blackpool, it doesn’t get much better than The Blackpool Tower Dungeons! This hilarious 60-minute show transports visitors back in time for a look at the spookier aspects of Blackpool’s history.
Enter the Dungeon and descend into the murky depths of Lancashire’s past where you’ll encounter torturers, witches and smugglers - all, while attempting to avoid the plague and Judge Blackheart’s intimidating courtroom.
Those of you lucky enough to survive until the end will experience one final thrill with the exhilarating Drop Dead ride.
The Blackpool Tower Ballroom
One of the world’s most magnificent ballrooms, nothing sums up the historic charm of Blackpool quite like the breathtaking Blackpool Tower Ballroom.
Designed by Victorian architect Frank Matcham, it’s something you truly have to experience first-hand to appreciate. Its famous tea dances occur daily, accompanied by a live organist. Bring your dancing shoes and hit the floor for a tango, waltz or foxtrot, or take a seat and simply soak up the atmosphere.
Look out for year-round themed nights that will allow you to dance the night away to your favourite music, while there are also great family days out to be enjoyed, such as the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party.
SEA LIFE Blackpool
Showcasing over 1,000 spectacular aquatic creatures across 50 dazzling displays, SEA LIFE Blackpool is sure to excite visitors of all ages. Experience the secrets of the deep sea and examine these spectacular species up close from just £14.50.
SEA LIFE Blackpool is packed with fascinating creatures. Be sure to visit the huge ocean tank, where a maze of tunnels allows you a unique view of a host of amazing aquatic animals, including tropical sharks.