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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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  • Disappointed, it was quick tour for less than an hour. More expensive than other wax museums and yet much less characters.
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  • Like all wax museums, you will see characters, famous people in the world, but what impresses is the similarity of the arts with people inspired. Madame tussauds NYC is a good option.
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  • Enjoyed my visit to Madame Tussauds New York. Some of the figures were very impressive while others were extremely poor replicas. The entrance lines appeared long but moved very quickly, making for a ...  more »
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  • This is the best morning I have had in a long time. The queue was fast, allowing us into enjoy the exhibits. Diane and I both hammed it up with various characters and exhibits for a good three plus hours. A great experience, a must for NYC visitors and great value for money. A true must!!!
  • 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.
  • It's been a few years since I was here but I had a great experience here. Its oddly amusing going around looking at and taking pictures with "celebrities". Some of them even look seriously real. I'm sure some of the dolls I saw there have been replaced, but there were relevant celebrities there. Some old and dear, while some new and popular. I recommend you to go there, it's great fun. Bring your camera ofcourse. Also grab a suvenir. I regret not getting any cool ones from the shop there.
  • 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.

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