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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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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

My daughters had never been to a wax museum so they had a blast! This is an interactive museum and they were able to try costumes and take pictures with Presidents and celebrities. Yes, it was creepy to see all American Presidents come to life but we had so much fun! We even got to meet the President and First... More

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Even coming from England it has been years since we went to Madame Tussauds over here...candidly couldn't be bothered to pay for it, and not something that appeals. In Washington it was part of our combined tour ticket so, with pretty low anticipation, we decided to see what it was like. We enjoyed it!! No long queues...plenty of up close... More

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Houston, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

If you've been to the Madame Tussauds in London, England don't bother with this place.....Yes, it had the Presidents, but nobody really wants to see the unpopular ones. They all looked about the same, old men. There were a few movie stars and some black people, such as Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, and Malcolm X. Some of the mannequins looked... More

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

We are deeply sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your overall experience. We thoroughly appreciate the feedback you have provided and will most certainly make note of it as we continue to look for ways to expand and improve upon the attraction. It is of the utmost importance to us that guests enjoy their experience, so we apologize... More

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5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

First visit to a wax museum for my two teens. They had a really good time viewing all of the statues. It was a fun change from all of the historical information at the Smithsonian's, etc. so close to Ford's theater too.

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

We're thrilled to hear that you and your family had such a great time! Thanks for visiting! More

Wisconsin Dells
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11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I actually went out of my way to visit this museum because I had been to the one in London and loved it. I was really disappointed. The museum is maybe an 8th of the size of the London museum, and has a pretty high price for what you get. Sure there were a lot of picture opportunities, and interesting... More

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

Thank you for visiting Madame Tussauds and for providing us with valuable feedback. Regarding the price, we try to keep our prices in line with that of other paid attractions in the area. Regarding the size of the attraction, we are always looking for ways to expand and improve, so we thank you for your comments. They will most certainly... More

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The only reason was it was worth $30 was because it came with Crime Museum tickets. There was really nothing special and it seemed so spaced out like they didn't have enough wax figures to fill up the room. I wish they would let you know what is on display at what location. When you look on the website, you... More

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

We are very sorry that you felt you did not get the best value for your money. We're always looking for ways to grow and enhance our guests experience, so your feedback is highly appreciated. We will also make note of your comments regarding the gift shop, which we are always looking to change and expand upon. Thank you again... More

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Has all the presidents in wax. Have your picture made with your favorites! Some of the 1st ladies are featured too. Includes some pop-culture icons...BUT...it's really over priced for what it is :-(

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

Thank you for the feedback. We do try to keep our prices in line with that of other paid attractions in the area, however, your comments will be noted. Thank you. More

Orlando, Florida, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Expect to spend a few hours here. Some are spot on but many are way off height wise as Cruise is not that tall nor is Creepy Bieber. The president's are well done like peanut farmer JC. Our daughter liked the celebrity singers. It was fun taking pictures with them.

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

We are very thrilled to hear that you and your family enjoyed your visit. We love that there was something for everyone. Thank you for again for the great feedback and for visiting Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C. More

Old Monroe, Missouri
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

My 3 teenagers LOVED this museum. We took pictures with all of the presidents, pop stars and movie stars. The staff is very friendly and helpful. It is a bit smaller than I thought it would be, but plenty of fun.

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

It's wonderful to hear that you had such a great experience at Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C. and that you'r children enjoyed it as well. Thank you so much for the feedback and for visiting Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C. More

Okeechobee,Florida
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28 attraction reviews
313 helpful votes 313 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I`ve been to a couple of Madam Tussauds wax museums and this is probably the smallest. No matter what though, if you or your children have never been it will be a unique learning experience and show them that those huge characters in history often came in little packages. The people described in history as being large were merely a... More

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

We're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the educational element of our attraction and we thank you for the feedback. More

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