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Madame Tussauds New York, New York City

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Movie stars, athletes, and musicians appear to come to life at Madame Tussauds New York, located in the heart of the city. This wax museum features over 200 life-like figures, including pop culture icons Marilyn Monroe, Madonna, and Princess Diana. The five-story venue also includes several themed exhibit areas, allowing you to walk through recreations of some of the city's classic moments. You can ring the bell at the stock exchange, take the wheel of a New York City cab, or join a meeting of the United Nations. Be sure to pre-book your tickets for the museum's 4-D theater experience; it's a short film loaded with special effects and featuring superheroes Thor, Captain America, and Iron Man. Arrange to visit Madame Tussauds New York and other attractions in New York City using our New York City trip generator.
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  • Been to Madame Tussauds in London, which was good, this was better as my wife to see Will Smith here ( wax, not real ) who she loves. the work gone into these are amazing. staff very friendly and woul...  more »
  • Realistic wax figures of different Hollywood stars and artists but I feel like the museum lacks some of the newest Hollywood artists. Maybe it's time to update their museum.  more »
  • Amazing sculptures, been to a few of the Tussauds and this is one of my fave's. Kills a good few hours, but drunks inside are V expensive!  more »
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  • This was the best place I've been to and I live in NYC. I was here with some visitors and they loved it. I recommend getting the superhero ticket with the wax hand souvenir. Wait time for the wax hang could anywhere from 45-75 minutes but it's so worth it and it's a cool experience and a great present for you to take home
  • I had an amazing time there but I was wondering maybe you could make an exhibit inspired by the Netflix series Orange is the new black. You could have figures of all the Main characters and make it feel like we're in the show. You could even put something for people to take mugshots so it feels authentic.
  • Wow I don't know what happened to this place. I came here once a few years ago and there were a ton of wax figures. Name any big celebrity and they had them somewhere. I just came back here recently a few months ago and the variety was terribly poor. It looks like they got rid of a ton of the figures and we were very disappointed. I'm not sure if they rotate them throughout all of their international locations, but I was definitely not happy with what they had considering how great the last time was. The figures themselves are absolutely stunning, don't get me wrong. There just weren't a lot of them.
  • The place was pretty cool except I lost my favorite jacket here. So many people here make it the perfect place to lose something. Be sure to be ready to wait in small lines for photos.
  • This place was our first stop in NYC, we truly enjoyed it. Friendly staff and helpful. We bought the package, which includes celebrity, hand wax, the ghostbusters game, and the 4D movie. This place is much fun to do, especially, when it's cold outside. We went to this place when the weather was nice, however it got colder the next days. We would have done the Water Taxi and walking around when it's warmer. So, arrange your trip accordingly. Enjoy!