The World famous Wax Museum Madame Tussauds is surely an attraction wherever you might travel. From London to the USA this wax museum is a must visit.
So much to see and so much to experience.
You will be thrilled by how much figures are at Madame Tussauds museums. Also, there are many interesting facts about this museum that not many people know about.
In the article we are sharing some tips and tricks, and also what to expect in a Madame Tussauds, and who you might encounter.
Interesting facts about Madame Tussauds Museum
1.The wax statue of Donald Trump visited the USA Embassy in London
Donald Trump cancelled a visit to the UK for the opening of the new embassy of the United States of America.
The official waxwork of Donald Trump was taken in front of the embassy and photographers took pictures of it. The headlines made the news that Donald Trump’s wax figure visited the embassy of the United States of America in London.
2. Every USA president gets a wax statue
Every USA election the elected president gets a waxwork. The current president Donald Trump, has one as the former had. The current president is sitting in the famous oval office and his wife is next to him.
So actually you can see Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in the same museum.
3. You can be easily fooled (there are live figures)
Be careful! You can be pranked easily!
Hulk Hogan posed as himself at Madame Tussauds and actually many of the guest were frightened because he started moving and even spoke to someone.
Imagine you are going in a wax museum and the whole figure just starts moving and acts like its real, and it is real. It surely will make some really nice memories, and if you are a fan of that person, lots and lots of selfies will be made.
4.People made proposals to wax figures
That is creeeeepy! Right?
Leonardo DiCaprio’s wax figure was one of the proposed figures, but the bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan was the first one.
He was proposed by a lady that came in the museum with a ring. Did he say “YES” ?? What do you think? 😀 xD
5. Buy a ticket online (it’s cheaper)
While considering a visit to this famous museum it’s always a good practice to buy an online ticket.
For the long ques and of course to save on extra money. The tickets vary and every ticket offers something extra for the money. So try to check them out online and buy them online, believe us it will save you many things.
6. You can pretend like you are drinking tea with the Queen of England
In Madame Tussauds London there is a location where you can sit with her majesty and drink a tea. Ok, you can pretend that you are drinking a tea but that would be an amazing wax statue to see in real life.
You will have to be extremely lucky to drink tea with the actual Queen of England.
7. Youtubers as wax statues?
Yes, there is a section at Madame Tussauds dedicated to Youtubers. Jenna Marbles and Smosh are the first Youtubers that got a wax figure.
They even did a vlog about this experience, you should check it out. And you can also see Zoe and Alfie’s bedroom where they usually vlog from.
8. You can’t get scared by the Chambers of Horrors at Madame Tussauds anymore
If you haven’t been in a Madame Tussauds before 2016 you missed our favorite place in the whole museum. I am joking, of course, it’s not ours it was mine favorite place to be. The Chambers of Horrors at London’s Madame Tussauds was the place where many murderers and horrific people were placed.
You could have seen a statue of Adolf Hitler and Vlad the Impaler. This part of the museum closed in April 2016 due to many complaints from parents that were visiting this museum with their kids.
9. Sherlock Holmes Experience at Madame Tussauds
The Chamber of Horrors in London got replaced with the Sherlock Holmes Experience. We strongly believe that this should be visited, because of the amazing stuff you get to see. Now families with kids have a new area to visit where they won’t see horrific statutes. It definitely is an experience you have to visit.
10. You can walk the catwalk with Heidi Klum
For those who want to visit a Catwalk but never had a chance, you can see some of the famous models at Fashion Week Experience in Madame Tussauds. You can take pictures directly on the catwalk and see many famous models, like Heidi Klum, Kendall Jenner, and my favorite Cara Delevigne.
11.The figures are two percent larger than the actual person
This is for scientific reasons because the wax will shrink eventually. 2% for the entire process to be more precise.
12. Madame Tussauds in London was hit by bombs
Ok it was back in the Second World War in 1940s but yes one of the museums was hit by a German bomb. More than 350 models were destroyed and the museum was renovated after that.
13. Tinkerbell is the smallest wax model in Madame Tussauds
Madame Tussauds sometimes makes wax models of some imaginary fictions famous figures. The smallest wax model is Tinkerbell, and other fictions characters are Shrek, the Incredible Hulk and many more.
14. Mother Theresa rejected to have a statue
The famous museum offered Mother Theresa a statue at their museums, and they got rejected. Her answer was that her work was more important than a physical statue of her in a museum.
15. There is a 4D Experience For Star Wars and Marvel Fans
If you are a Star Wars and Marvel fan you should definitely buy an online ticket for the London Madame Tussauds. Grabbing an online Standard Ticket will grant you access to Star Wars Experience and Marvel Super Heroes 4D Experience.
16. Voltaire’s sculpture is the first sculpture created by Madame Tussauds
The first ever sculpture made by the famous Madame Tussauds was that of the famous French Writer Voltaire. She did the bust by herself. Actually Madame Tussauds or Marie Tussaud was a real person and sculpture maker. She was born in France and passed away in the United Kingdom.
17. Religious leaders at Madame Tussauds
At most of the location where there is a museum, there are sections with religious leaders. Like Nelson Mandela, Pope John Paul and many more.