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Madame Tussauds Washington D.C.

1001 F St, NW, Washington DC, DC 20004 (Downtown / Chinatown)
202-942-7300
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Type: Specialty Museums
Owner description: More than just a wax museum! Madame Tussauds Washington D.C. is a fully interactive experience, where visitors are able to touch, see and hear... more » Owner description: More than just a wax museum! Madame Tussauds Washington D.C. is a fully interactive experience, where visitors are able to touch, see and hear historical icons and celebrities in a way unlike any other Washington D.C. attraction. « less
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Massapequa, New York, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Wow, so lifelike! It was amazing, you would really expect these figures to start talking to you. It was both creepy and impressive and interesting. We found the Presidents to be more interesting that the celebrities but that was just us. I think everyone will find something to enjoy. We did not buy the guidebook and were fine without it.... More

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Madame T, Guest Relations Manager at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C., responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback! It's great to hear that you enjoyed the Presidents Gallery and were impressed by the figures. Thank you for visiting! More

Bucharest, Romania
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163 attraction reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

A few small collections - the presidents one is the most interesting. Other few rooms beside this, art, sports and ... This is it. Too pricey for the display... Look for Travelzoo or so ( 13 instead of 21). Too small and too expensive. And the photographer doing shots with the first family should take some lessons...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

I prefered New York City madame Tussauds attraction, is bigger and the characters are à la mode...but this one is good !

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Madame T, Guest Relations Manager at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C., responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and for visiting! It's appreciated. More

Richmond, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

If you have never been to a wax museum before and you happen to be in this area - then it is defnitely advisable for 1st time visit. Best part - you will be able to see all US Presidents there. Overall a decent place but not worth a 2nd visit.

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Madame T, Guest Relations Manager at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C., responded to this review

Thank you for your constructive feedback. We appreciate it and will make note of it. More

Mpls, MN
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255 reviews 255 reviews
89 attraction reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This was a great museum to visit. The figures are mainly presidents, but there were some celebrities as well as other historical figures such as Winston Churchill and Robert E. Lee. The historical characters and information made it worth the admisson fee. The museum was clean and the figures were well presented. You can get up close to the figures... More

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Madame T, Guest Relations Manager at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C., responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful feedback on the quality of the figures and the cleanliness of the attraction. It's great to hear that you ended up spending more time than you'd planned on! We love to hear that people enjoy the experience. Thank you for your feedback. More

West Chester, Pennsylvania
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83 reviews 83 reviews
31 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We enjoyed all the sections starting the American Presidents, Hollywood Stars, Sports and music Stars. You could also a wax replica of your hands. The wax statues look very realistic and are lifelike. I felt it was expensive considering the size of the museum and number of exhibits.

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Madame T, Guest Relations Manager at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C., responded to this review

Thank you for providing us with feedback on your visit. We appreciate the positive comments regarding the quality of the figures, as that is something that Madame Tussauds prides itself on. Additonally, our feedback regarding price will be noted. Thank you for visiting and for taking the time to provide us with valuable feedback. More

Rochester, New York
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1,419 reviews 1,419 reviews
454 attraction reviews
427 helpful votes 427 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I had never been in a wax museum before, so this seemed like a great place to get started. They had wax representations of all the Presidents, which was amazing. In addition to it being educational, the wax figures were so realistic that you could stand next to them and they seemed alive, right down to the gleam in their... More

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Madame T, Guest Relations Manager at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C., responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We're glad that you had such a great time and we appreciate your feedback. Your comments regarding price have been noted and we're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the Presidents Gallery and educational element. More

Falmouth
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The guy at the register gave me and two friends a deal where admission was $10 each, which was a great start. The waxworks were all perfect and well presented in comparison to other Madame Tussauds I've been to. I liked seeing all the presidents, and the staff had a good laugh with us at the end when we bought... More

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Madame T, Guest Relations Manager at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C., responded to this review

We're glad you had such a pleasant experience. We're particularly thrilled to know that you highly enjoyed the figures and had such a good customer service experience. Thank you for your feedback. It's highly appreciated. More

Montville, New Jersey, United States
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84 reviews 84 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

Hall of presidents is really informative and interesting. It really is amazing how life like all of the figures are. Staff were professional and all areas are clean. Suggest that some of the plaques be placed so they are more visible. The facts on each plaque are informative and fun. Enjoyed being able to take a picture with a figure... More

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Madame T, Guest Relations Manager at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C., responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed the informative and educational aspect of the Presidents Gallery. Your comment regarding the placement of the plaques will be noted and passed on to the appropriate contact. Thank you again for your feedback! More

Carlisle, PA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I'm a history and crushed penny nerd, so I was excited to see an online deal after visiting once before and being denied access to only the gift shop to get crushed pennies (Since there's one wax figure, they refused to let me in without paying to get the pennies). The president / historic area is well done, but the... More

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Madame T, Guest Relations Manager at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C., responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback regarding your experience. We are glad that you enjoyed the Presidents Gallery and will take note of your feedback on the celebrity portion of the attraction. Thank you for visiting Madame Tussauds Washigton, D.C. More

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