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The Wax Works

250 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4535
+1 541-265-2206
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Nice change of pace

Like Ripley's, WaxWorks is nice as it offers something different then what the rest of Bay... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2017
Portland, Oregon, USA
Cool- But Not A Must-See

This place is just okay. It's definitely outdated and in serious need of an upgrade in the lighting... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2017
Portland, Oregon
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250 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4535
+1 541-265-2206
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

Like Ripley's, WaxWorks is nice as it offers something different then what the rest of Bay Boulevard has to offer. Admission to one, gives you access to 3 attractions. Decent value.

Thank srohrb
Reviewed May 23, 2017

This place is just okay. It's definitely outdated and in serious need of an upgrade in the lighting department. But they make it more interesting with well-done scenery and cool fog/music effects. Don't expect to spend too much time here, but it can be a...More

Thank jbal429
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

The wax creations are really pretty neat LOVED the elephant in the entrance. It's pretty dark kinda wish it had been lit up better in some places, very hard to get good pics.

Thank Dazia T
Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

Though it need some major updating, it is still pretty cool. I loved the Lord of the Rings room and my husband really enjoyed all the Star Wats stuff. Sadly some of the wax sculptures (such as Johnny Depp) have been touched so much by...More

Thank sylviamae2842
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Another tacky, touristy, utterly tasteless trap, and I love it! It's full of famous faces, internationally known and local legends, and they're all just a little creepy. Still, take in your sense of whimsy and you'll enjoy it.

Thank Marit C
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited on April 11 2017. I like wax museums.. good wax museums. This is not good... Madame Tussaud would melt with displeasure. The figures are way to frigging old. Nothing new other than Johnny Depp. Save your money and go see...More

Thank DVD1961
Reviewed April 10, 2017

This is one of three that is sold as a package. For 3 of us, $60 to get admission to Wax Works, Ripley's Believe it or Not and the Undersea Aquarium. All can be done easily within 2-3 hours. It just is old and outdated...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

Yes that is correct, we came, we saw and conquered the Wax Works Museum. Yes another one of those attractions with very mixed reviews and a lot of uncertainty wether to go or not. Well we did it and overall am glad we did. It...More

1  Thank rollingwheel
Reviewed April 3, 2017

Now my personal opinion on this place has changed since they have added some new stuff; since the last time I was here and not keeping the same old stuff around. I did still notice that some of the new wax figures could be recycled...More

Thank Vlogger J
Reviewed March 25, 2017

this was part of the tour package. Some neat displays. At the end of the tours, you exit into the gift shop

Thank mamab2321
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Response from Leanne R | Reviewed this property |
1/2 Hour before Wax Works Closes.
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October 8, 2015|
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Response from Doug-n-Barbara | Reviewed this property |
As copied from their website: One Attraction Three Adult (13 and older) $11.99 $24.99 Youth (5 - 12) $6.99... More