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The Wax Museum

56 Ferny Avenue, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 (0)7 5538 3975
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Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Our visit started as a time filler as we were about to leave to catch a plane - as it turned out we spent nearly our whole morning there and enjoyed the "tour section" of the visit most - very informative despite being a bit gruesome. The unescorted part of the visit was only OK but the tour was a... More

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Had a interesting visit to the wax works. The staff were very helpful & very pleasant also very knowledgeable they really made the visit very interesting.We had a guided tour of the Chamber of Horrors & learn t some very scary facts about the past the guide made it interesting. Most of the wax work figures were recognizable however some... More

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We won a voucher to use at the wax museum. As we were on holidays we did not have access to a printer and had the voucher (and barcode) on our smartphone. We had the ability to email the voucher to the museum for them to print (for their record keeping purposes) but they refused to do this as it... More

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Waxman007, Manager at The Wax Museum, responded to this review

Printers are available around Surfers Paradise one is only less than 100 meters from The Wax Museum and most accommodation places have printers available for their guests. We are disappointed you could not comply with the terms and condition of the game. More

Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Enjoyed the torture chamber and the guided tour..learnt a few things, unfortunately no photos in this area.....walked through famous people area with guide, not as enjoyable....the stories from the tour guides make the experience more entertaining....but overall good...

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Cranbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We went here on our last day in Gold Coast and good thing we did. It is very interesting and very informative. We enjoyed the guided tour of the Chamber of Horrors but sadly no photos can be taken. The guy in reception was so funny. He said that they charge people if they will not take photos inside the... More

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Kingston, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Figures behind glass, you really can't take good pics. Figures don't look anything like only a few look real...waste of money..

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Was ok I guess. The tour of the downstairs torture chambers was very good. You have a guide and he very knowlegeable.

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Queanbeyan, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The wax models were hit & miss - some looked like the people they were supposed to look like, others didn't. The guided tour of the Torture Chamber was very informative. The visit was an OK way to pass the afternoon.

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We had a lot of fun with the staff who had a great sense of humour. First you look around by yourself and then have a tour of the chamber of horrors with a guide. Put aside an hour to see it.

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Queanbeyan, Australia
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9 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Affordable, interesting and entertaining. Most wax figures are quite lifelike and the chamber of horrors was very interesting indeed.

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