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Madame Tussauds Washington D.C.

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Address: 1001 F St, NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
Phone Number: 202-942-7300
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More than just a wax museum! Madame Tussauds Washington D.C. is a fully...

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.

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Get your picture Taken with the President and First Lady

According to our Tour guild from Old Town Trolley Tours this was one of the few places you can have your picture taken with the First Lady and President. Also the entire Museum... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Sa R
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Fort Myers, Florida

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Ashburn, Virginia, United States
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66 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the perfect place for that memorable picture. I always bring my visitors to Madame Tussauds because is guarantee they will have a great time. The quality of the figures is life like. If visit Washington DC or you live in the area and want to amaze our family and friends, you have to make it to this great... More 

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Thank AlCifuentes
Madame T, General Manager at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C., responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful feedback. It means so much to us that you feel we're a must do in DC. We're glad you and your visitors always have such a great time. Thank you for visiting Madame Tussauds DC! More 

Beijing, China
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716 reviews
532 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 448 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We’ve been to Madame Tussauds in many cities throughout the world. I go just because I’m hoping for something new. Usually, there is no difference between one from another. I like to go just for the novelty of it but it’s not usually novel. Here in D.C. it is different from other Tussauds. The presidential section is wonderfully done and... More 

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

Thank you so much for the feedback! The Presidents Gallery is a unique element of our attraction that we really pride ourselves on and it means so much to us to hear that you've enjoyed it. More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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68 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

According to our Tour guild from Old Town Trolley Tours this was one of the few places you can have your picture taken with the First Lady and President. Also the entire Museum has Every US President that ever lived. Pretty historic. I suggest arriving at the museum 1-2 hrs before closing time as the crowds have calmed down and... More 

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Thank Sa R
Madame T, General Manager at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C., responded to this review

Hi, Sa! It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed our Presidents Gallery and the historical element of our attraction. We love being able to provide our guests with such a unique experience and we're so glad you liked it. Thank you so much for your feedback and for visiting Madame Tussauds! More 

San Diego, California
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12 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fun place. Everyone loved the "stars" and getting their pictures done with them. Would be a fun place to return to.

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

Hi! It pleases us so much to hear that you had such a fun time! Thank you for letting us know about your experience and for visiting Madame Tussauds Washington, DC. We appreciate it tremendously. More 

NYC
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must do while in DC. The Presidents Gallery, showing all the presidents in wax, is a great introduction to history for the three little ones I was with. To be able to talk through history while allowing them to get up close and personal with the figures was fantastic. The last half of the attraction is what... More 

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

Hi, That is so wonderful to hear that you feel we're a must do while in DC. We strive to provide our guests with a unique experience that allows them to get up close and personal with all sorts of iconic figures, both in history and pop culture. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed that! Thank you... More 

Hampton, New Jersey
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fun place to visit with the kids. Both younger and teenagers enjoyed this museum. Daughter LOVED Zac Efron!!!!

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Thank LisaPerr
Madame T, General Manager at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C., responded to this review

Hi Lisa! Thank you for the review and for visiting Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C. It means so much to hear that your kids, of all ages, had so much fun at our attraction. Thank you again for the feedback! More 

Denver, Colorado
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28 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This attraction was free with our Big Bus Tour package. My mother wanted to visit and was happy with her experience. My son loved being able to be "First Kid" and make a wax model of his hand. It was fun to take photos with celebrities and historical figures.

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

It is so great to know that you had such a great time! We really love that your mother and son enjoyed their visit. We especially love that your son liked the Oval Office and wax hand experience, as those are two unique elements of our attraction that we really pride ourselves on and love being able to provide to... More 

London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited as part of a day tour to Washington D.C. It is quite small in comparison to other Madame Tussauds such as in London. Most of the figures inside are U.S Presidents and historical figures such as Rosa Parks and Nelson Mandela. Also an opportunity to have your photo taken with the Obama's and in the oval office. These... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback! Glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and would recommend it to other potential visitors. We appreciate it! More 

Kent
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49 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

We visited as we got free tickets, however had we of paid I would have been extremely dissatisfied as its pretty small and nothing to rave about, all in I found it all pretty boring really.

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Thank thehorts
Madame T, General Manager at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C., responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to see that you were not impressed, as we take the utmost pride in providing our guests with an unforgettable experience. Regarding the size, we are constantly looking to grow and change, so your feedback is important. Thank you again for your feedback adn for visiting Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C. More 

Ireland
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97 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

My family got in free thanks to our bus tour. My three young kids had no idea who the presidents were. Many more historical figures versus celebrities. My oldest did enjoy making a wax hand but I was really underwhelmed and happy our visit was free.

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TAlvich, General Manager at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C., responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations. At Madame Tussauds DC, we strive to provide a fun and unique way to learn about our US Presidents as well as other important figures. We provide a more historically based experience than our sister locations due to our location in the nation's... More 

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