Madame Tussauds is one of the most popular tourist attractions in London, which is probably visited by every visitor who plans his trip to this place. You can see here extraordinary waxworks that look like real people – Shakespeare, Lady Gaga, Marilyn Monroe, John Paul II are just a few of them because you can meet many more if you want to. In one place there are waxworks of important people of sports, arts, royalty, show business or politics. Madame Tussauds is undoubtedly the most famous wax museum in the world and one of the most interesting places in London.
Madame Tussauds is a museum founded in 1835 by Marie Tussaud (1761-1850) in London. Marie Tussaud, her real name actually was Marie Grosholtz, arrived in London in 1835 to present wax casts of heads of people guillotined during the French Revolution, mainly aristocrats like Maria Luisa, Princess de Lamballe. That exhibition became the basis of the vast collection of wax figures that we can see today. The first exhibition was available at Baker Street, in 1884 it was moved by grandson of Madame Tussauds to its current location on Marylebone Road. Currently, you can meet here with many different characters.
In the museum all the figures have been set in several rooms, is an film hall, music hall, sports hall, politics hall, hall of fame, hall of fear, the pirates of the Caribbean hall, hall of the great fire of London in 1666 and several other rooms. Some of the museum’s exhibitions are constantly changing and you can now watch wax figures in groups like Bollywood, Party, Behind the Scenes at Madame Tussauds, Marvel Super Heroes. In the museum you can also meet a lot of famous people – you just have to have a little bit of luck. On the website you can find the today news to schedule your appointment at the Madame Tussauds.
Of course, at the Madame Tussauds museum you can take pictures – this is an unusual opportunity for this to make yourself a photo with the most famous people in the world like John Wayne, Benny Hill, Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Pierce Brosnan, Angelina Jolie, The Beatles, Kylie Minogue, One Direction, Justin Bieber, Beyoncé, Ayrton Senna, John Paul II, the royal family, and even Adolf Hitler. This makes a visit to this place unforgettable, so do not forget to bring your camera or smartphone. Madame Tussauds is therefore the perfect place to have fun for the youngest visitors, but also those adults can have a great time here.
Tickets to Madame Tussauds can be purchased most easily via the Internet, it is the quickest and most convenient form of their purchase, because there are long queues all the time. All detailed information regarding the entrance to Madame Tussauds exhibition and currently available exhibitions can be found now on the website.
If you want to visit London's most famous sites, do not forget about Madame Tussauds – it is one of the most popular tourist attractions.
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