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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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Madame Tussaud's DC

Was able to get online discounted tickets for afternoon midweek. Worked out well for us to pass some time. Less than an hour was needed to see and spend time with everything. Very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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01532
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46 reviews 46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Was able to get online discounted tickets for afternoon midweek. Worked out well for us to pass some time. Less than an hour was needed to see and spend time with everything. Very good presentation of the hall of presidents. Many of the current day musical and acting figures were done when they were much younger. They don't look the... More 

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Fairfax
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73 reviews 73 reviews
26 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Our family visited after going to Ford's Theater. The museum is across the street and a little ways down from Ford's. It's a bit pricey at $65 for two adults and one child, but we had fun, so it was worth it. It's very interactive in that you are allowed to touch all of the wax figures and pose for... More 

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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Many of the main Washington DC sites and attractions close at 5 o'clock prior to prime hours in the spring and summer. Madame Tussauds in Washington, DC is open until 8 pm which makes it a great place to visit and wind down the evening with your family. I have visited the NYC Madame Tussauds before and enjoyed it, but... More 

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

Thank you for your insightful review! We're incredibly pleased to know that you and your family enjoyed your visit to Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C. Your son and daughters comments regarding athletes and TV characters will be noted and passed along appropriately. Thank you again for visiting! More 

In The Usa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I loved the Hall of Presidents, they all looked so real it kind of scared me after awhile lol. Imagine if they all came alive--that would be a movie lol. There was a smaller exhibit of celebrities and they were also very realistic. Tom Cruise was there, they should take the wedding ring off his finger but everyone else was... More 

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

Thanks Nadine! I certainly hope they don't come alive while I am on duty!! I am happy to hear that you had such a good time at our attraction. I appreciate that you took the time to share your experience. More 

Timmins, Ontario, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Weather was cold during this last visit so we thoroughly enjoyed spending some fun time at this attraction. Centrally located in the downtown area it is close to the Big Bus Hop on Hop off main stop. Some exhibits were incredible and some were not. Still a lot of fun.

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

Thank you so much for your review! I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit and I love the pictures! Please come back a visit us soon as we are constantly updating and adding new figures. Thanks again! More 

Williamsburg, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We enjoyed the museum. It was really neat to see all of the Presidents. It would have been nice to have a larger building, so the replicas were not so close together.

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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're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the museums, especially seeing all of the Presidents. Thanks for visiting! More 

Mamaroneck
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41 reviews 41 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I'm a fan of wax museums. I find them kitchy fun. I am also a follower of Presidential history. So when I found out that Madame Tussaud's had a exhibit focusing on the presidents, I made a point of going to it. Every President from Washington to Obama is represented here, and, unless time travel is invented in our lifetime,... 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 review! It's brilliant to know that you had such a great time and that you thoroughly enjoyed our Presidents Gallery. Your comments regarding the Obama setup will be noted. Thank you again for your highly appreciated feedback and for visiting Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C.! More 

Richmond
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We really enjoyed Madame Tussauds. You can get your hand waxed which was fun for all of us. The only reason why I did not give them a 5 is because they forgot to put my daughters wax hand in the bag and we paid for it... did not know until we got back home and went through all the... More 

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

Hi! We apologize for the issues regarding your wax hand purchase. We would love to rectify the matter. Could you please email us at info@madametussaudsdc.com? Thank you for your feedback and we're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit! More 

Pontotoc, Mississippi
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We were in Washington DC and booked a bigbustour which came with free tickets to the Madame Tussauds wax museum. My husband was hesitant to go but we are so glad we did. It was so much fun taking pictures with all the presidents and celebrities. My daughter especially loved Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez and others. You also get to... 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 and your family enjoyed your visit! Thank you for your feedback! More 

Fort Collins, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

we were able to get in free bc of the voucher in the back of our big bus tour ( which to you need to avoid like the plague). The statues were impressive but what the heck- the attendees were idiots. Touching, poking and posing with the statues. They are WAX People. Not the real deal. Just look at them... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback on your recent visit to Madame Tussauds Washington DC. I am sorry to hear that our attraction didn't meet your expectations. Interacting and posing for pictures with our figures is encouraged here, as many people find it fun to do so. Your input is much appreciated, however. More 

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