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Madame Tussauds Washington D.C.

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Address: 1001 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1409
Phone Number: 202-942-7300
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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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Where else can you have your picture taken with all fifty presidents?

Have always wanted to visit one of these. On a recent trip to the capital I finally got the chance. My kids had a ball! I just wish they had more wax figures. One complaint was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Erika K
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Berwick, Pennsylvania
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I enjoyed my time spent at this museum because the info given is just right and you can see the whole museum in less than 2 hours. This time there was an exposition about the presidentes in the history of the US. Very interesting for foreign people like me who like history.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a great time here! It was pretty cool seeing all the historical figures and presidents in wax museum. My mom and I had a great time here! Highly recommend! It was even better we had free admission tickets with purchase of Big Bus Tour deluxe package! It was awesome, fun, and interesting. Check it out!

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Mississauga, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you have visited Wax museum before, than its fine, otherwise, its must place to visit and learn about historical personalities.

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Berwick, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have always wanted to visit one of these. On a recent trip to the capital I finally got the chance. My kids had a ball! I just wish they had more wax figures. One complaint was that when it was time to have our "presidential" pictures taken the employee taking them might have been new. He was having difficulty with... More 

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Orange, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to the former wax museum in Buena Park, California and was expecting the same format but boy was I happily wrong. My wife, two granddaughters (11 & 12-1/2 yrs old) and I had the most funtastic time taking pictures among the rich & famous. Besides the Presidents there were the singers and television/movie stars. My wife liked... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We pre-booked online a week ahead in order to save money on the admission price. This was a significant savings over just walking in. We booked 1 member in our group with the extra, not included guide book so we'd have a copy (but not really a necessity to have tho IMO and we were glad we only paid for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Think we would have been disappointed if we paid for it bust as an add on to our bus tour package it was ok. Statues are good and seeing the presidents was fun but not much of a setting just a bunch of wax figures in pretty bare settings. For free not a bad way to kill 45 minutes.

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Madame T, General Manager at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C., responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us. I am sorry to hear that we didn't meet your expectations. We appreciate your feedback. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The president exhibit was cool ... if not for that, I would have ranked this far lower. We bought the hop on hop off bus pass and this was included as a free ticket with that purchase. Otherwise, we would not have paid for this separately. It was quite pricy, $24ish per person I think (that may not be exact,... More 

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Madame T, General Manager at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C., responded to this review

I am sorry to hear that we didn't meet your expectations. So glad you enjoyed our President's Gallery. Thanks for your review. More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a free visit with the bus tour then you can't complain. A good selection of presidents and celebrities. The Obama section is excellent with the professional photos and different scenes. Nice staff and easy to navigate. Perhaps it's because I'm not from the US or whether others feel the same but I found that the bush and Powell sections... More 

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Madame T, General Manager at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C., responded to this review

We appreciate for your review. So sorry you were disappointed with one of our sections. I am pleased to hear that enjoyed the selection of our other figures. Thanks for visiting us. More 

Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They Look Real! Great Job! Buy your Tickets online through Madame Tussauds Website & Save Big! We liked that you can touch them take photos with them ect. This was a fun place. Tip buy your tickets online & save a lot. They also have a local's discount (MD,VA,DC) You must buy online & show your ID

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Madame T, General Manager at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C., responded to this review

Thanks for your review! Sounds like you had an amazing experience. We really appreciate your feedback. More 

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