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Madame Tussauds New York, New York City
(3.8/5 based on 6,000+ reviews on the web)
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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  • This place was probably one of the most fun things we done whilst in New York. From Interactive waxworks to real life waxworks (just use your imagination) this was pretty decent. It got us away from t...  more »
  • We recently visited the wax works and to be honest was a bit disappointed some of the celebrities look dated. I am comparing this to the Madame Tussaud's in London which is brilliant. Glad I went but ...  more »
  • Overall fun, surprisingly dirty though. Posing with figures us fun. The ghost busters display was a big gamble that they missed on big time. Right by times sq. 
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  • They had a wide range of figures to meet everyone's taste, though some were sculpted better than others. The better ones included Prince William, George Washington, Indiana Jones, and Don Draper. In addition to the figures, they had some with 'sets' - for example, Don Draper was in his office and you could sit at his desk. Overall, a great time!
  • Good fun with incredibly lifelike wax statues, from celebrities to superheroes to athletes. Everything is approachable and you can snap selfies with the stars you love the most, or have a friend get a family shot for you. Highly recommended for visitors to New York City, and with Times Square right around the corner you were probably already planning to be in the area anyway. Photography enthusiasts especially should not miss it!
  • Great for all ages. From Marvel superheroes, to ghostbusters to celebrities. Everything is there. Very lifelike. You could have a couple of drinks during your visit too. Great green screen pictures too. The Marvel movie was very cheesy but was alright for children. Overall a good NYC tourist attraction.
  • Liked the experience. Not all characters are extremely look like, some of them actually didn't look like. Its great for the first half our, but after that you start to get bored 'cause is pretty much the same.
  • Came to NYC for a few days with a friend from Ohio and passed by this establishment while exploring..... I was instantly sold by the details of the work I took at least 1000 pictures that day with all of my favorite actors/actresses, artist, pro athletes + more; I later lost the phone, but luckily saved a couple pictures of this place from the phone to facebook beforehand of my whole stay in NYC. Visiting this museum definitely was a highlight of my summer in 2012 I'm not sure how it stands today but then it was a wonderful tourist site.