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Madame Tussauds DC

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Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
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Address: 1001 F St, NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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More than just a wax museum! Madame Tussauds Washington D.C. is a fully...

More than just a wax museum! Madame Tussauds Washington D.C. is a fully interactive experience, where visitors are able to touch, see and hear historical icons and celebrities in a way unlike any other Washington D.C. attraction.

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Very detailed wax figures

Great wax figures...especially of all 44 presidents! They also just added some members of the British Royal Family that you can get your pictures taken with. No problems with the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great wax figures...especially of all 44 presidents! They also just added some members of the British Royal Family that you can get your pictures taken with. No problems with the online ticket purchase, either.

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Ashburn, VA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was happy to see that if you purchase your tickets online, they offer a "locals" discount (if you live in VA, MD or DC). Once you enter the building and get your tickets, you go down a flight of stairs to the basement. The lighting isn't great, so it makes it a bit challenging to take a good photo.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good musseum its more extensive that las vegas one but more short that new york one, have a good collection of presidents here with highlights of his administrations, very good for all age and family, easy to find, walking distance for train station.

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Thank Dr. Jose B
Madame T, General Manager at Madame Tussauds DC, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the our Presidents Gallery! Thank you for the wonderful feedback! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was something the older kids enjoyed more than the little ones. My nephew is 7 and did not enjoy it as much as the rest of the kids who were 10 and older. He said he was scared. The tour started with the presidents and ended with pop culture. The staff was extremely pleasant as well.

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Thank Tenisha A
Madame T, General Manager at Madame Tussauds DC, responded to this review

Glad to hear you had such a great experience, specifically with our staff. Thank you for the feedback! More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Museum wax figures look outdated, if it wasn't for the name plates you wouldn't know who some of the people were, looks nothing like them. I think New York & Las Vegas wax figures look more authentic, current & real. I wouldn't recommend your D.C. Museum.

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Thank ValB2017
Madame T, General Manager at Madame Tussauds DC, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback regarding the quality of our figures. It will be noted. This is very important to us as we strive to provide visitors with high quality and lifelike figures. More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Few attractions. Only concentrated on presidents and few film and musical personalities. It could have included great scientists and some world leaders.

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Thank Ramesh61
Madame T, General Manager at Madame Tussauds DC, responded to this review

Thank your for the suggestion regarding our figure selection! They will be noted, as we are always looking for ways to enhance visitor experience. More 

Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It cost approximately 24 US dollars to visit and you can finish it within an hour. This attraction is overrated. Has US presidents and Hollywood stars. Best attraction is President's Desk.

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Thank BeautifulCanada1
Madame T, General Manager at Madame Tussauds DC, responded to this review

We're very disappointed to hear that you were not pleased with your experience, as we strive to provide guests with a unique and memorable visit. Your feedback is genuinely appreciated and will be noted. Thank you! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum itself is set up so the first half is presidents and then second is celebrities. There were roughly 100ish wax figures total and took about 40 minutes to walk through. More if there are people and you want to take a selfish with all of them - which is super fun. It's a tad pricey - 22 for... More 

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Thank Stephanie D
Madame T, General Manager at Madame Tussauds DC, responded to this review

Thank you for your insightful and highly beneficial feedback! We appreciate it! More 

Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum was really nice. The statues looked very real for the most part. Some of the celebrities are not current as far as wight gain or loss. The tour was a bit short for the price of the tickets. Overall had a great time taking pictures.

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Thank carterfam52
Madame T, General Manager at Madame Tussauds DC, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the feedback regarding the lifelike nature of our figures. We are thrilled to here that you felt they looked real, as we pride ourselves on their true to life nature. Thank you again for your feedback! More 

Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to visit to mix up the history aspects of a trip to DC. About half the museum has wax figures of all the presidents then the other half has a mixture of celebrities. If you are looking for strictly celebrities you might be disappointed but I loved being able to take pictures with the Presidents. You can... More 

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Madame T, General Manager at Madame Tussauds DC, responded to this review

We are thrilled to know that you had such a fun time! Thank you for your feedback! More 

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