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Madame Tussauds New York

234 West 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10036 (Manhattan)
212.512.9600
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$35*
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Ranked #93 of 633 Attractions in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: Become a star at Madame Tussauds New York with over 85,000 square...
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Owner description: Become a star at Madame Tussauds New York with over 85,000 square feet of interactive entertainment with over 200 figures located in the heart of Times Square. Gossip with Hollywood's hottest celebrities, give an earful to world leaders or take your photo with historical icons!
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

We enjoyed the day ~ it I'd funny posing with the figures. Very expensive ~ but so many things are just that- expensive. Its a once every few years place

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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188 reviews 188 reviews
24 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I knew I wouldn't enjoy it even before we set out, but being a trooper I paid the $34 discounted online rate and bought my ticket to join my daughter and her friend. The pros, you are free to roam, pose and take as many pictures as you'd like. I felt half of the figures were realistic and others not... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

I love coming to Madame Tussauds. It's expensive, but it has a lot to offer! There are several floors of statues, plus a short IMAX movie (when I was there, it was about The Avengers). I would recommend dedicating a couple of hours to wandering through this attraction. I've been to several Madame Tussauds, and I like the NYC location... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Not as good as we thought this would be...not as many dummies of stars that I thought there would be. Also, if booked via New York Pass you are limited and don't have access to the Super Hero section.

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

This is a good thing to do when visiting New York City. When we visited it was quiet and this meant that we could get near all of the wax works to view them. They allow you to take pictures of nearly all of the wax works (apart from a couple where they take your picture and they are available... More 

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Madame Tussauds N, General Manager at Madame Tussauds New York, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! With no ropes and barriers, we encourage guests to get up close and take photos with all of our figures. We are glad to hear you enjoyed this experience! While we do have camera hosts positioned at select figures to give guests the opportunity to purchase souvenir photos, we still allow guests to take their... More 

Rochford, England, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

We visited Madame Tussaud's in Times Square on our last day in NYC, we were all flagging and it was the perfect way to spend a calm couple of hours taking pictures with very realistic looking wax figures.

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Madame Tussauds N, General Manager at Madame Tussauds New York, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your recent visit! We are glad you fun posing with the 200+ figures at Madame Tussauds New York. We launch new figures and experiences regularly and hope that you will join us again for another visit filled with fantastic photos! More 

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Being excited to have a look we ran in to find a bunch of statues asking ourselves 'who is that?' I've only seen worse at Blackpool. What a complete waste of money and yes it is expensive. The only thing that looked like it should was SpongeBob !!!!!

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Madame Tussauds N, General Manager at Madame Tussauds New York, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear your visit did not meet your expectations. With over 200 wax figures and 5 floors of attraction space, we generally receive great feedback on the fun celeb photo-opportunities and the Marvel 4D film and experience. Over 250 measurements and hundreds of photographs are taken of a subject to ensure each... More 

New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I highly recommend a day at this museum! You can have so much fun with the photo opportunities! The wax figures are very, very, very approachable and about 95% of them are life like! You can have your photo with the celebrities and no one can tell if they are wax or real! The most fun you will ever spend... More 

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Madame Tussauds N, General Manager at Madame Tussauds New York, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind feedback! We strive to deliver memorable guest experiences every day and we're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! With no ropes or barriers, we encourage each and every guest to mingle and snap photos with all of our figures. We're continuously adding new experiences, and we hope you'll... More 

Paramaribo
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We enjoyd our visit to Madame Tussauds at Times Square. We made really nice pictures. Very friendly staff. There are some really good statues and a couple that are not good..

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Madame Tussauds N, General Manager at Madame Tussauds New York, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! We strive to deliverable exceptional customer service and we're happy to hear that our staff provided just that! Our studios team spends between 3 and 4 months to produce each figure, taking over 250 measurements and hundreds of photographs to ensure each wax figure is accurate. With new figures and experiences being added regularly,... More 

Upstate NY
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The best thing about my visit to Madame Tussauds was the doorman who tried his best to get me to dance to the Latin music playing at the entrance. He was a trooper! Well, what can I say about my low rating for this attraction ... I was THAT disappointed. I actually love wax museums, the cheesy ones and all,... More 

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Madame Tussauds N, General Manager at Madame Tussauds New York, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your recent visit to Madame Tussauds. We are sorry to hear you were disappointed with your visit. Our wax figures are featured in a variety of settings throughout the attraction. For example, you can hop on a bike to pedal E.T. home or you can mix and mingle freely with... More 

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