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National Wax Museum Plus

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Address: The Armory, Foster Place | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 (0)1 671 8373
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Description: The National Wax Museum Plus located in the historical Armoury Building at...
The National Wax Museum Plus located in the historical Armoury Building at the heart of Dublin's city centre is Dublin's newest and most interactive visitor attraction promising a fun filled day out for all.The National Wax Museum Plus offers a museum experience unlike any other, whether you are young or old, a culture vulture or fun seeker, star struck or star studded, featuring the Wax Factor and recording Studio a Science exhibition, The time vaults of Irish history plus all your favorite superstars and much much more! The National Wax Museum Plus is the ultimate entertainment experience for all.
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Visited the wax museum with my 11 year old and 4 year old daughters. The exhibits were colloquial and didn't have mass appeal, in saying that the waxworks were well done and the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Visited the wax museum with my 11 year old and 4 year old daughters. The exhibits were colloquial and didn't have mass appeal, in saying that the waxworks were well done and the different rooms were a good idea. The kids area was small and could benefit from more characters. The house of horrors was scary and definitely not for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The Wax museum is fun if you like wax models of the real thing...I'm not sure that I do anymore. The kids find it interesting but I feel its a dated form of entertainment these days. However, in saying that, the place is set up extremely well and the likeness of many of the models is uncanny. I wouldn't rush... More 

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Boston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A quirky little place our 7yr old daughter wanted to visit as she had never been to a waxworks before. Not the cheapest of places to get into but we learnt a few more facts about the Irish history. The chamber of horrors was entertaining for grown ups but not children... The exhibits are a bit.... Worn. Some of the... More 

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Philadelphia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

So let it be said I am huge fan of wax museums but am fully aware that they can be hit or miss. For instance I will always stop by the one in New Orleans when I am in for a visit - even though it may not be the most grand place in the world has become a bit... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

If you are an enthusiast for Irish history then somewhat informative, otherwise very boring, disappointing and a big let down. Oh and the toilets were in a very poor state. Also the wax models didn't even resemble who they should have been!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

As a frequent visitor to Dublin over many years I had always meant to try the Wax Museum and now that it has moved to a more convenient location at the end of Dame Street close to Trinity College I felt the time had come. Its new home is an impressive former bank building but if the interior ever matched... More 

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L_Wax, General Manager at National Wax Museum Plus, responded to this review

Dear SteveB21, Thank you for reviewing us! i'm sorry the Wax Museum Experience didn't live up to your expectations. We do appreciate your input regarding the characters on display, we're constantly in the process of adding new figures to our collection as well as updating the ones already on display. Actually, one of the figures you mention has already been... More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The wax museum is by no means a bad attraction. Some of the sculpture leave something to be desired and some of them are eerily realistic like the Freddie Krueger statue which when you get close to makes you believe is going to move any minute. The museum has a good variety of history, a children's section and a good... More 

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L_Wax, General Manager at National Wax Museum Plus, responded to this review

Dear Sean M, thank you for your review! We appreciate your feedback on our statues, we are constantly updating them as well as we fix the little issues that might occur with the statues due to the large amount of visitors who visit us during the summer months. Best regards from the Management! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We loved it! For wheelchairs is really good taken care of, staff is super nice. I loved Irish mythology, but I would recommend more description about specific characters. I liked that science part in 1st floor. The only flaw I found out about the museum is, that it could be bigger.

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L_Wax, General Manager at National Wax Museum Plus, responded to this review

Dear xenia810, Thank you for reviewing us! Happy to hear you enjoyed your visit so much. Sorry about the size of the museum; unfortunately, we're dealing with a building limited with its dimensions, as actually we're in the Old Armoury of Ireland! Thank you for your visit! More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

great fun, lots to see and suitable for all ages and good value for money. Highly recommend it to pass an afternoon in Dublin.

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L_Wax, General Manager at National Wax Museum Plus, responded to this review

Dear Smaba2610, Thank you for your lovely review! Have a great day! Happy travels in Dublin! More 

Waterford, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Kids hadn't a clue who half the people were, feels like it needs a lot of updating, the waxworks are a bit ropey. The house of horror section is the best bit :)

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L_Wax, General Manager at National Wax Museum Plus, responded to this review

Dear daydreamer2012, Thank you for reviewing us! The Chamber of Horror is indeed one of our favourites! Thank you for your input, we have taken your review into account for updating the Museum's collection as we're currently working on that project! Best regards More 

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Address: The Armory, Foster Place | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 (0)1 671 8373
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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