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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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Description: 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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I visited the Madame Tussauds during my visit to Washington, D.C. It was a fun experience. I recommend visiting the museum.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Springfield, Oregon
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111 reviews 111 reviews
53 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

I've enjoyed Madame Tussaud's wax museums since I visited my first one in Las Vegas back in the 90s. Since then I have visited the original Madame Tussaud's in London and the one in New York as well. The DC incarnation is divided evenly between history (all the presidents of the United States and a few other historical figures as... More 

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Puyallup, Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

This museum has life sized caricatures of all the presidents in addition to many well known celebrities, all of which were extremely well done. There were times that I looked into there eyes and swore they were alive. I would highly recommend going to this museum!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

I visited the Madame Tussauds during my visit to Washington, D.C. It was a fun experience. I recommend visiting the museum.

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

We're glad to hear you had such a great visit and we thank you for recommending us! More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

My sons, 10 & 12, loved this! They got a kick out of taking pictures with all of the celebs and historical figures. Unless your kids have been living under a rock, they will recognize the majority of the celebrities. We walked away with some fun pictures for our scrapbook.

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

We're honored to be an addition to your scrapbook! Glad to hear that you're kids enjoyed it so much and had such a fun time. Thank you for taking the time to review us and for sharing your experience! More 

Buford, Georgia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Really enjoyed the museum and seeing the stars. They were randomly placed and looked real when you walked up to them. My daughter didn't even know she was standing beside Julia Roberts, it was hilarious. You can make your photo with any of them except the Queen of England and President Obama and Michelle. They were photos by a photographer... More 

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

Hi, Greta! Thank you for the positive feedback! It's always so nice to hear about how life-like people think the figures are, so thank you for that. We're glad you had such a great time. More 

Chicago, Illinois, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It's always a plus when the person looking at an attraction likes their job and is proper to work there. Madame T's is fabulous. You can visit with most, if not all, the major political figures. They also have local figures from various sporting teams as well as celebrities. It's an awesome place and the detail that goes into these... More 

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

Lauren, we are so pleased to hear that you experienced such wonderful customer service. We always strive to provide our guests with the best possible customer service, so we are thrilled to hear about your recent visit. Thank you for your feedback and for visiting Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C. More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The wax figures are made from hundreds of measurements and pictures taken from most of the people represented. They look eerily real. You can dress up in the provided costumes to take pictures or just snap a selfie with them. This location emphasizes mostly political figures, but there are plenty of actors and singers also.

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

Thank you for your wonderful feedback regarding our figures! It's greatly appreciated. We hope you had a great visit! More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

All wax replicas looked so real it was scary at times almost looking like their eyes were following and looking directly at you. Neat. Had even more fun taking pictures. Bring your kids here - I know we will next time. Our pictures turned out awesome. Not too crowded here - purchased tickets for both venues in a package from... More 

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

It's always great to hear when people think the wax figures are lifelike, so thank you very much for letting us know. We really appreciate your feedback, Tonya! More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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86 reviews 86 reviews
40 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

My kids (high school & college age) didn't want to go here. Everyone got to pick something and this was my pick. All three told me they were happy they came, it was one of their favorite things. The statues freaked them out, too lifelike. We did get some really great shots. Also, they had a station where you could... More 

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

We're so glad that you decided to visit and that your kids ended up loving it! We're so flattered that we ended up being one of their favorite stops! Thank you for sharing your esperience with us. More 

Thibodaux, Louisiana
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Exact replicas of all the presidents. Ben Franklin and a few other members of American history. A must see. A few movie stars also

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

Thank you for naming us a "must see"! We really appreciate it! More 

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