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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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Not cheap, but good family fun

Our family of five was rained out from a bike ride in Central Park and looking for something fun to do with a couple of free hours. Madame Tussaud's fit the bill, providing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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Nashville
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

Our family of five was rained out from a bike ride in Central Park and looking for something fun to do with a couple of free hours. Madame Tussaud's fit the bill, providing countless photo ops and cheesy smiles and laughs, as well as a 10 minute 4D move about the Avengers. I was thankful to find a 20% off... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

To be honest we'd never felt the need to visit a MT before but as it was included on the NY pass and it was a hot day we decided to pass an hour in there. The pass got us tickets straight away without having to queue but there was a short wait for a lift to the start of... More 

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San Diego, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

This was fun for myself and two sons (12 & 14) for a couple of hours before our train left NYC. We didn't want to venture too far from Penn Station and since we're already Merlin Annual Pass Members, we had a free visit to the Wax Museum. My older son said this was on his list of favorite things... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Cool and quirky place for a family trip. Best for kids over 13 as the only kiddie figures there really are the super heroes and the movie theatre is HIGHLY recommended for the kids.

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York, PA
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97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Our granddaughter had this as #1 on her list to visit during our 5 day trip to NYC. Of course, we went the first day. Admission price for 3 adults was $90 - and that included a $10 military discount which was applied to each of our tickets ($30), so we would have paid $120. Much too much for a... More 

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Newmarket, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

We have been in other wax museums and this was very different because you can actually touch the figures. Not behind glass or anything. Was actually creepy at first because they are essentially just standing there, looked very real. It's expensive to get in, but if you are in NYC, you should budget for a trip to this place.

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Hawaii
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78 reviews 78 reviews
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Not worth the price. May be you have to spend the whole day if you are patience enough to take picture with optimal light setting when no one rushes you out to take picture. Tall celebrities look small and less in height than you. Serena Williams, Morgan Freeman, to name few and Michael Jackson looks tiny. Pros: Have a good... More 

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Shellharbour, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Nothing particularly special about this Madame Tussauds. There is nothing inherently wrong with it, but if you have visited others and are expecting something more or different ... you'll be disappointed. This was an included attraction in the New York City Pass, and was a pleasant way to spend an hour - but I wouldn't have paid the individual entry... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The statues were interesting, but because we had so much trouble I would not recommend going here. We bought tickets online, then had to stand in line to get inside. The man 'running' the outside line was brusque and rude. Then we got inside to stand in another line where the staff was also rude. The man outside kept yelling... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

as expected, it was a great visit and joy. seen the museum in other countries and yet didnt feel bored or repeating views. just make sure to get you ticket online , its long line on the spot

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