We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Madame Tussauds New York

234 West 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10036 (Manhattan)
212.512.9600
Website
Update attraction details
Ranked #108 of 830 attractions in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Book Now

Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Traveler Description: Madame Tussauds New York takes you beyond your wildest dreams and makes you the star of the show. You can mingle with over 200 wax celebrities with... more »
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Write a Review

1,794 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    729
    693
    280
    60
    32
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
New York City, New York
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Me and the wife went here as part of our 5 days in New York honeymoon. We purchased a new York pass which gave us a discount as long as you squeeze a lot in over the time you purchased (we got 2 days). I wasn't expecting much to be honest but really enjoyed my self so did the wife.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Plano, Texas
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
29 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Sure, it is a tourist trap in a way and quite cheesy but where else can you pose with your favorite celebrity or athletic star? World leaders or even our president? Kids love the camera action they get by clicking and tweeting their pic with a famous current pop star. Figures are amazingly life-like. You almost say excuse me if... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vancouver
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
52 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

This was my first Madame Tussauds experience, and I had a blast. The wax celebrities were so well done, and very well maintained. You can really get up close and personal with these celebrities. I was almost expecting velvet ropes around every figure, but was so happy to find out there is no such thing. So much fun!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Martinsburg, West Virginia
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Our family thoroughly enjoyed this entire experience here. It was pretty cool. Especially movie-buff kinda people. Only problem (other than being crowded, but where in NY is it not crowded?!) was it was very very warm! And we were there on a 68 degree Spring day. Other than that, we had a good time.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Plainview, New York
Top Contributor
173 reviews 173 reviews
30 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

The figures are hauntingly real and there are many interactive displays allowing the kids to let their imaginations run wild. The best part of the trip was the 4-D Marvel Show at the end. Expect to spend a few bucks so look out for coupons or buy ahead.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We had never been to a Madame Tussauds but had always fancied it and decided to go as it was included on our New York pass which also got us priority queueing entry. I was looking forward to it but was not expecting it to be as good as it actually was. The waxworks, with the exception of a few,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Madame Tussauds N, Manager at Madame Tussauds New York, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit! Especially our 4D Cinema! More

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I loved Madame Tussaud's when I was younger but it's been a long time since I've been to one so I wasn't sure if I would be disappointed visiting now but it was a lot of fun. A good mix of contemporary celebrities and more 'serious' historical figures plus lots of great photo opportunities. I will definitely start visiting in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mossel Bay, South Africa
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This was my second time at Madame tussauds NY in two years. A few new celebrities, and new exhibits. I had a accident while on holiday and was confined to a wheelchair, and the service I got was unbelievable!!!! Very well done .

Was this review helpful? Yes
Madame Tussauds N, Manager at Madame Tussauds New York, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit! More

Orlando
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I'm impressed with the celeb's and how life like everyone looked. I didn't know about this place until I saw it in Times Square. I'm glad we did it. Its a great time killer if waiting on your show to begin or to fit inbetween your schedule for the day. It takes about an hour to two, depending on the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Madame Tussauds N, Manager at Madame Tussauds New York, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit especially our Spirit of New York section. More

Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I had only been to Madame Tussaud's in London but anticipated that this would be a lot of fun and have great photo ops for my 12 year old daughter to post on Instagram, etc. Fun for all ages. I liked how it started out like you were invited to an opening party when you came off the elevator with... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Madame Tussauds N, Manager at Madame Tussauds New York, responded to this review

We are so glad she enjoyed her photos while she was here! Make sure you upload them to our social media pages! More

Travelers who viewed Madame Tussauds New York also viewed

 

Been to Madame Tussauds New York? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Madame Tussauds New York, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing