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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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  • Very good!!! We were teenagers and a 4-year-old girl. Everyone had a great time at family. I want to highlight the kind attention of the staff. Especially for a man called Carlos Rivera has been an outstanding host, thank you! I recommend 100% attraction
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  • Just wasn't for me and the whole journey of waiting to get a ticket was so poor to going round as thought it looked so tired and found it quite boring really. Others may find it ok but just wasn't for...  more »
  • Having visited several of the Tussaud across the world I found this the least impressive so far. We paid to upgrade our ticket to include the ghost busters interactive experience which was pretty cool...  more »
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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.