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Melody World Wax Museum, Mysuru (Mysore)

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See over 100 life-size wax musicians in their original attire at Melody World Wax Museum, a specialty museum dedicated to musicians worldwide. Dressed in genuine clothing, the figures depict musicians specializing in Indian classical music styles from around the country, as well as international jazz, rock, and hip hop artists, displayed across 19 pavilions. The museum also boasts the largest collection of musical instruments in Karnataka, with over 300 items ranging from antiquated pieces to modern electronic instruments. Don't miss the giant scupture of Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV, ruler of Mysore. Don't be afraid to put your musical skills to the test; you can play several instruments in the interactive part of the museum. Plan to visit Melody World Wax Museum and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Mysuru (Mysore) attractions using our Mysuru (Mysore) vacation planner.
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  • An overhyped place. There was nothing worth watching in it. All the wax models were looking identical.. The effort is good, but the place is poorly lit and not kept clean. It gives a very dull feeling...  more »
  • Cant say must visit, but in exchange of 40 rs, you can see different musical instrument from around the world and across the culture. Must list them under music Museum. more appropriate. Horror room i...  more »
  • My visit to this wax museum left me awestruck. This museum, if known to the world better, can give Madam Tussards some serious competition. The works of art displayed here are all made by one single m...  more »
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  • Very good place to visit. Really artistic sculptures... Not just celebrity statues!
  • Only for those who are interested in different forms of music. Many musical instruments from different regions are at display. The look however is very ordinary and not well maintaned. You can see the walls cracked or covered with cobwebs. Nice concept got lost in bad maintenance.
  • Place for tourist interest. Very boring... tiket of Rs 40/- per head. U will find here wax statues old and musical instruments. Waste of 40/-.
  • Wax figures are not of famous people.... Theme of this museum is musical instruments... So if you like to see antique musical instruments, you might want to visit this place...
  • It's a totally different museum with lot of musical themes displayed on wax. However it's not maintained great. If u have time after palace, zoo, brindavan and bird sanctuary, it worth a try. Also ur visit will help them to maintain it better. 2 Day Recommendation in Mysore: 1st Day: Mysore Palace (Morning) Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary Brindavan (Evening - night) 2nd Day: Mysroe Zoo (Full morning) Melody World Wax museum (Afternoon) Chamundy Hills (Afternoon / Evening) If travelling Bangalore-mysore: Dodda alada mara - Big banyan tree Tipu's summer palace

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Make your reservations early to enjoy the range of accommodations available in Mysuru (Mysore), as the diverse range of hotels and guesthouses in this popular tourist town can fill up quickly. For the bulk of available options, look south of the train station along the JLB arterial road. A handful of old colonial treasures still stand, along with a number of modern hotels, some offering views of the more princely architecture in the city. Simple guesthouses on primarily residential side streets, as well as a few shared-room hostels, provide good options for budget-conscious travelers.
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