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Address: 56 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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A different type of Art

I went to this museum on a week day. It was expensive price to be admitted. I had not seen anything like this before but the figures were like the people they represented. The... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
tiri866
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Wollongong, Australia
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Save your money for shopping. This is an ordinary attraction.The figures aren't really that life like therefore nothing is particularly scary or interesting.

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Thank Stephen S
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

no wax, everything was made of wax, nothing was real awful aeful awful awful experience absolutley awful

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Thank Patrick J
Cape Town, South Africa
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a wet day, thought we'll do indoors, not what I expected.Some of the figures could have had more of a resemblance.There was a tour guide who took you through and told you the history of certain displays. Kids should enjoy the walk about,I was bored however.

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Thank 529desireeh
Auckland, New Zealand
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took two of my Grand sons and the loved it. There are two parts, you must see both. The dungeon is great.

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Thank Bruce R
Gold Coast, Australia
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to this museum on a week day. It was expensive price to be admitted. I had not seen anything like this before but the figures were like the people they represented. The tour was interesting and I pleased I made the effort

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Thank tiri866
Southport, Australia
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My Partner and I went to this museum and most of the wax exhibits were really good. Some were a bit bodgy. But over all quite impressive . We end up getting taken on a tour which was informational and We learnt heaps it was a very monotone tour guide and lame jokes were used. But he seemed to love... More 

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Thank X2312NU
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Very overpriced for what you get. My older 2 didn't like it and my youngest daughter was quite scared

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Thank Skye21178
Gladstone, Australia
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59 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

my husband, myself and our 2 year old went to the museum and we were told that our son had to keep quite through the tour (he is 2 so can be hard) so we decided not to go on the tour. we went into the star area and we were very disappointed, we thought you could get photo's with... More 

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Thank janette1988
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

I went with my father and 12 year old brother. While it was quite pricey and the exhibits were worn out, it was still interesting and fun. The "Chamber of Horrors" is incredibly cool, but only if you find going on a guided tour of torture and execution methods interesting (I do, dad and bro not so much). Defiantly gory... More 

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Thank Catherine M
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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65 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

Firstly, great air conditioning! We found the Wax Museum a great respite from the heat. Ok, it's no Madame Tussauds so you can't get up and close to the displays and some of the displays looked tired and old. My daughter and I loved the miniature nursery rhyme displays, they were our favourite. We also enjoyed the private tour of... More 

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