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Madame Tussauds New York

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Address: 234 West 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10036
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Description: Become a star at Madame Tussauds New York with over 85,000 square feet of...
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!
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Great for taking photos

Free with the New York Pass. Great place for taking silly pictures. We went a little earlier in the day and it wasn't at all crowded.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Gallatin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

This is by far the biggest, and best madame tussauds i have seen. It is huge, got 3 or 4 floors if i remember it correctly. It has so many celebrity display. It have "one direction" which other madame tussauds do not have (example: hongkong and singapore do not have this). Definitely recommend this.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Free with the New York Pass. Great place for taking silly pictures. We went a little earlier in the day and it wasn't at all crowded.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Very great place to visit, beside Ripley's believe it or not so why not doing it at the same time? 3 Hours for both must be ok

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Free with the New York Pass We visited about 5pm on a weekday, there was a small queue getting tickets - as we had the New York Pass, we had a dedicted queue, which took about 5 mins; the queue for other tickets was not much ionger. We then had to wait about 10-15 mins for the lift. This is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

I was quite shocked when I looked that the price tag for this attraction. My trip to New York with the New York Pass was a very good decision because it covered the admission to Madame Tussaud and if I covered two other places in one day, then I've more than broken even. I think that a lot of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

We took our children and grandchildren (ages 12 and 8) to this attraction on a recent trip to NYC, with low expectations for the experience. We were pleasantly surprised to find the experience much more fun and engaging than we had anticipated! The kids really enjoyed "meeting" famous people and characters, and grandma and grandpa also had fun. The attraction... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

We were luckily enough to have been advised that it is less busy first thing. We went on Easter Sunday morning, we went round the whole place and took plenty of pictures, saw a show at the 4D cinema and still had time to kill before going to the theatre that afternoon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Well laid out and you go to the top and work your way down the five floors or wax works finishing off with a 4d cinema experience. A good selection of old and new pop stars and several well known celebrities but also a lot of stars who are probably best known to the American public ie US news castors... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW via mobile

Today's visit was a waste of time and money. Several missing wax figures that were advertised. The number of exhibits was also a lot smaller than past visits. In past years, my family visited and had a great time. The quality has gone down and I will likely not return.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW

This place is exactly what you would expect...lots and lots of wax figures of famous celebrities, sports figures, etc. It was well organized and lots of room around most exhibits, so we only slowed down because of crowds a few times. We used the New York Pass to get in, so we didn't have to pay for it separately. I... More 

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