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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 enjoyed my trip to the museum ! Took a lot of cool pics ! Nice way to spend an afternoon! ,, everybody" looks soo alive !

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Diana V
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Balti, Moldova
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Balti, Moldova
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

i enjoyed my trip to the museum ! Took a lot of cool pics ! Nice way to spend an afternoon! ,, everybody" looks soo alive !

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

Thank you for the feedback on the figures! We're glad to hear that you had a fun time and thought that the figures were life-like. Thank you again for your feedback and for visiting! More 

NY
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335 reviews 335 reviews
153 attraction reviews
247 helpful votes 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

I've been to several Madame Tussaud's in various cities and the Washington DC location delivers! What's great is that each location is geared towards the area they are in. This location displayed the history of our great nation. Great Job!

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

Thank you for the wonderful feedback! We're glad you enjoyed your visit. More 

Monterey, Tennessee
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I took my daughter because of the new Taylor Swift wax figure being there. It was almost like meeting Taylor Swift herself because she looked so real. Tom Cruise and Johnny Depp were there as well. lol We really enjoyed taking selfie's with all the famous wax people. It was a real fun time for both my daughter and myself.

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

Thank you for your wonderful feedback! We're thrilled to hear you had a great time and we thank you for visiting. More 

Zephyrhills, Florida, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I checked this place out over the past weekend as part of our mini vacation in DC. I had never been to wax museum before, so I did not know what to expect. They were exceeded (my expectations). My friends and I had a blast. A lot of the figures were well done and looked exactly like the the people... 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 great time and enjoyed your visit! Thank you so much for the feedback and for visiting Madame Tussauds DC. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My family ended up having a blast at this wax museum, including the 9 yr old. We loved how they had EVERY SINGLE PRESIDENT, plus lots of celebrities. It took longer than expected to walk through, but that was probably because there was a large group in front of us. My only complaint is the price- It did seem to... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review us! I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit at Madame Tussauds. Please come visit again next time you are in town, as we are always adding new figures! More 

Glen Arm, Maryland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I have been to Madame Tussaud's in Vegas and London- trust me this one was so disappointing. Yes all the presidents were there and some "stars", some sports personalities and a few news people- but wow- for the money a big rip. Spend more time at the Smithsonian which is free and has so much more.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review our attraction. I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your visit. We try to keep our DC location relevant to the city, so we don't offer the exact experience that our London attraction does, however we are constantly changing and growing our space. I hope that next time you... More 

Bishop Auckland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I've never been to a Madame Tussaud's before and thought that while I was in DC I would take the opportunity to tick one off the list. It is well situated close to several Metro stations and restaurants as well as other attractions. However, when I first went in the staff were largely disinterested and very pushy with the Tour... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. As the General Manager, I am disappointed to learn that you were not provided with the excellent customer service that we here at Madame Tussauds DC strive to deliver. I would greatly appreciate more information about when you visited so that I can address the situation with the appropriate parties.... More 

Montevideo
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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The place is cheap if you a buy a 2x1 (Madame Tussaud's + Crime and Punishment, for eg). We were in for maybe and hour or so, lots of statues w/the the Presidents but otherwise not a lot to see. It's still a must see, but a bit of a letdown.

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

We are thrilled to hear that you had a fun time and we will make note of your concern regarding our figure collection, as that is something we are always looking to improve upon and grow.Thank you for your feedback. More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This was my first visit to a wax museum in my lifetime. After hearing about the "17 rooms" of wax sculptures I figured, hey this sounds great. But what a huge let down. After venturing through the presidents there was only three more rooms of people you actually instantly recognize and there were very little sculptures. We were literally in... More 

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

We apologize for your experience and we thank you for your feedback regarding our figure collection.Your concerns will be noted and used to help further improve guest experience. Thank you for visiting and for providing Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C. with valuable feedback. More 

Pikeville, North Carolina
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71 reviews 71 reviews
29 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We decided to check it out while in town. The hotel we stayed at had discount tickets for it so we thought we would give it a try. So glad we did not pay full price or I really would have been upset. We were in and out in 20 minutes tops and that's with my wife stopping and taking... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback regarding pricing and the size of the figure collection. We are always looking to grow and expand, so your feedback will be noted. We apologize, but thank you for your feedback! It is incredibly value to the continuing growth of the attraction. More 

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