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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
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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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We have been to several Madame Tussauds and this one did not dissapoint at all. So many different sculptures of the American presudents, sporting heroes & musicians over the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been to several Madame Tussauds and this one did not dissapoint at all. So many different sculptures of the American presudents, sporting heroes & musicians over the years. The only thing that dissapointed us were visitirs trying to push in to have their photo taken with Barrack & Michelle Obama when the rest of us had to queue.... More 

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Royersford, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had always wanted to visit a Madame Tussauds Wax Museum because I heard they were the best with such lifelike figures. I wasn't disappointed. There were figures of all of the presidents. I thought sure Jimmy Carter was going to start talking - he was so life like. There were entertainers and historical figures. I really liked that you... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the better of its class having been dragged into the one in London and New York by our kids. There is a large Washington part to the exhibit and often outside there is something offering to take your picture next to a lifelike cutout of the President.

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Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Madame Tussaud has several locations all over the world and each one seems to be uniquely designed to fit that particular state in mind. For Washington DC, it's appropriate to have many wax figures of the presidents...so much history in Washington DC! We bought our tickets online and you save a little bit there. When booking online, you select a... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Madame Tussaurd's is a small hidden treat in DC. A step back in history with life like wax statutes of historical and influential figures. An inexpensive tour that last about 45 minutes. the pass to Madame Tussauds's was included with our City Sights tour hop on hop off tour so it was easy to locate.

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

Thank you so much for the review! We appreciate your commentary. More 

Washington, DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all google the museum to find discount tickets. It was our 1st visit and I was fascinated how realistic the majority of the sculptures are. There are excellent opportunities to get "up close and personal" to take pictures with all the figures. There are plaques by each statue with a short biography, Informative reading and not overly wordy.... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback, specifically regarding the lifelike nature of our figures. We pride ourselves on creating realistic wax figures, so we're glad to hear that you felt we succeeded in this regard. Thank you so much! More 

Panjim, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its rather small compared to the ones elsewhere. But it has a good number of celebrities in wax. Will surely recommend a visit

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

Thank you for the recommendation! We really appreciate it! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got a free ticket with our big bus sightseeing tours and truly enjoyed ourselves. Very cool to have EVERY president in wax sculpture. Felt like it was kind of small but the sculptures were great. Only complaint was after u get thru the president section u have to wait in line to take a picture with the Obama's sculptures... More 

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

Glad to hear you had such a fun time and we apologize for your experience in our Oval Office. We are always looking for ways to improve guest experience, so your feedback will be noted. Thank you! More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit to the museum and my fiancé's first. He was in awe. He was amazed at how life-like the statues were. He had never seen anything like that. We took plenty of pictures. It is interesting how they can almost replicate these characters.

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

Thank you so much for the commentary regarding our wax figures. We aim to produce the highest quality figures in startlingly lifelike detail, so we appreciate your kind words. Thank you again for your feedback and for visiting Madame Tussauds Washington, DC. More 

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second Madame Tussauds my fiancée and I have visited and I must say we were impressed. They have many historical figures including presidents and first ladies. I really enjoyed the oval office with the professional photographer. We bought 2 of our photos at the end. Also a bonus the museum is located across the street from the... More 

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

It is our goal to provide guests with fun and memorable experiences, so we are glad to hear that you had such an enjoyable visit! Thank you so much for your feedback. More 

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