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Madame Tussauds DC

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Address: 1001 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
Phone Number: +1 866-823-9565
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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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We visited Madame Tussaud as part of a package and we had a great time. Lots of presidents were at this location, we took pictures with President Obama and his wife Michelle ( the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Lakeland, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

great place to visit, bring your camera. The statues are very life like! great for all ages. gets really crowded suggest going early

Lakeland, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Madame Tussaud as part of a package and we had a great time. Lots of presidents were at this location, we took pictures with President Obama and his wife Michelle ( the wax figures looked so real) It was much different than the other ones we've visited .

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in by chance and glad we did. Wasn't too busy either, so we could take our time, take plenty of pics and didn't have to wait for others. It was great seeing all the presidents and the settings for them were appropriate and detailed. Excellent range of other figures from music, sport and tv and many you could pose... More 

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Atlanta USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did this in London years ago - prob won't bother going again. It's on average $20 pp so not so cheap. You will need around 35 minutes. I always think the models look small but as they are all true to life you know they are accurate / I guess famous people just look taller in tv lol. Lots... More 

Thank Expattraveler100
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was one our kids favorite stops and cost us only 45 mins (but more in $). It was a cool way to go through all the presidents and read a little about each one. Also had some fun celebrity figures. Would recommend it for adults and kids.

Thank marnocha
Austin, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 5 year old and I loved it. A great place to get in some American history while having fun and interacting with the figures as well. I'm sure we will visit again

Thank logansmom21
Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've always seen these wax figures on television but seeing them in person gives you such an appreciation of the fine detail involved in these figures. This is a fun place to visit and is in a great location in DC surrounded by great restaurants and cafes and near the FBI building as well as Verizon center. I do think... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is very small with less collection compared to other wax museums in US. Visited on a sunday morning (parking is so easy). Hardly 5-6 people were already in and the whole place waiting to be enjoyed. Stopped leisurely at each and every president to click picture and read their description. Lighting of some statues is not good and... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here with my 13-year-old after touring the nearby Ford's Theatre. I'm guessing (hoping) there are discount coupons somewhere, but since this was an impulse visit I forked over $44 ($22 each). He thought it was interesting, me not so much. We were in and out in less than 45 minutes.

Thank Mark H
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the kids here on a recommendation from a friend and I'm so glad we did!! The kids LOVED it! I have to say my husband and I loved it too! They loved taking pictures with all the presidents and celebrities. I even had coffee with George Clooney...my husband was a little jealous but he got over it! I... More 

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