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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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Fun way to spend an afternoon

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Timmins, Ontario, Canada
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Timmins, Ontario, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

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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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
13 helpful votes 13 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Its funny because a lot of people felt thesame way... Any moment the figures where going to talk to you ir move... It was defenetly interesting. Not sure the price is wirthit but maybe with a coupon.

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

Michelle - the staff here also still sometimes think the figures are going to come to life! Thank you so much for your feedback! More 

Richland, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Overpriced and very crowded. They must let everyone in as soon as they get there. At certain figures there were 10+ people hovering around it. Surely could use a guest limit in areas. Paid about $48 for about 25 minutes of being shoved, could have done that for free. Plus side was the figures are very realistic.

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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 Madame Tussauds Washington DC. I am very sorry that your visit was disappointing to you. At the time of your visit, we were in the midst of one of our busiest times of the year, Cherry Blossom Festival Season. During this time we see a lot of large groups and tour buses,... More 

Balti, Moldova
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 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 

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167 attraction reviews
271 helpful votes 271 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

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 

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