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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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Machesney Park
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

This was the 4th trip to madame tussauds for me. I went with my mom. We had a few laughs and took some fun pics but it was over very quickly! Glad I didn't get the guidebook. It was fun and good for the price. The others I've been to were more expensive and much larger. The figures are very... More

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McLean, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

I visited recently, and their main focus at the moment is wax figures of ALL 44 PRESIDENTS! You get to see them and a few other scattered historical figures in a huge timeline of the history of the presidents. Then there is a small exhibit of the history of the wax museum and the process of creating lifelike wax figures.... More

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

We're so glad to hear that you had such a great time and felt the figures were incredibly lifelike, as this is something that Madame Tussauds prides itself on. Thank you for the feedback and for visiting Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C. More

Quebec City, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

I've seen 2 Grevin museum and Madame Tussauds in New York and Los Angeles and the one in Washington is the less interesting. Probably the smallest (I think) and not much interesting people...

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

We're disappointed to hear that you felt the experience did not live up to your expectations. We thank you for your feedback, specifically regarding figure selection, and will most certainly take note of it. More

Detroit, Michigan
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

We had heard about this museum , but to go here was so much fun! My husband was scared at first but when he saw Harriet Tubman, Martin Luther king jr, Malcolm x and I saw Michael Jackson and Whitney and Obama , we loved it!! Took lots of pic because everyone is so life like.

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

Thank you for visiting and providing wonderful feedback! We're also very glad to hear you had such a great time! More

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
50 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I had a big bus ticket and got in free with our ticket from there. The wax figures looked so lifelike and we got lots of fun pictures. I enjoyed watching the video at the start about how they make the figures it was amazing at how long it takes.

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

Thank you for visiting! We're thrilled that you had such a great time at the attraction and enjoyed learning about the figure making process. Thank you for your feedback! More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The wax figures in that museum are so lifelike that you forget they are wax figures! It is that amazing and well worth visiting!

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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 really appreciate it and are glad to know you loved the figures so much. More

Bend, Oregon
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88 reviews 88 reviews
23 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We got tickets that came with the 24 hour Big Bus on and off tour. I would not have spent their admission price on it. But because we had the free tix, we went... we got lots of fun pics there which was fun.

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

We're glad to hear that you had fun and we will make note of your feedback regarding pricing. Thank you for visiting Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C. More

Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I took my daughter to Madame Tussauds Museum downtown DC and I must say, I have never seen anything so spot on!! The figures look so real until I accidentally back into one of the and said "Excuse me". Oh my how embarrassing. I can't say enough about the artist/visionary who sculpted these figures!! They left me absolutely speechless and... 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 feedback on our wax figures! The creation process is one of painstaking attention to detail and we're very glad to hear that you enjoyed the figures so much. More

Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

More for older children and adults than kids per say. As they may be more prone to run into the wax sculptures. Overall the similarity to the real person is quite commendable. Recommend a visit.

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

Madame Tussaud's prides itself on the lifelike nature of their figures, so we thank you for the wonderful feedback. Thank you for your review and for visiting Madame Tussaud's Washington DC. More

Orlando, Florida
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141 reviews 141 reviews
32 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

In comparison the Madame Tussauds in Las Vegas, I found this location to be a bit smallish but well themed for Washington DC with all the major historical political figures and a small group of celebrity and sports figures. However, the standard admission price ($21.50 for adults) is too high for what's offered but you should be able to get... More

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

Thank you for your feedback and for visiting Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C. We will make note of your comments regarding pricing. We do try to keep it in line with that of other paid attractions in the area, but will certainly take note of your feedback. Thank you again. More

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