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Madame Tussauds New York

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Address: 234 W. 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10036
Phone Number: +1 866 841 3505
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Not the best Madame Tussaud's I've seen, had the ghost busters themed thingy on, the cinema part was entertaining, everything was all about getting as much money out of you with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Martin M
Ballybogy, United Kingdom
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Ballybogy, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Not the best Madame Tussaud's I've seen, had the ghost busters themed thingy on, the cinema part was entertaining, everything was all about getting as much money out of you with photos and different things, all things said, it did pass a few hours and wasn't too bad but did prefer the one in London.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is a Must do if you are visiting New york...Get to meet all your celebrities including music stars&sports personalities....the place is huge...a moment to even take a photo in white house with Obama and Michelle, meet Whitney,Michael,Prince and many more....The staff are very friendly which makes it more fun.Highly recommended 😎

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband, my son and I went to visit this place in September thinking that it was going to be one of the highlights of our visit to New York and that our 16 year old son would love it. What a disappointment! This place is extremely expensive for what they offer, the lines to get in are unbelievable long,... More 

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Frederikssund Municipality, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great experience for all ages This time there was a ghostbusters special Fantastic setup Thomas

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a fun experience and great photo opportunity to get up close and personal with your favorite stars. I was disappointed that Beyonce was "traveling". Why not have more than one of her. I hope they add more stars and even multiples of one star to capture the progression in age. Denzel Washington was definitely 20 years younger and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Ghostbuster Virtual Reality exhibit is not to be missed! So much fun!!! You are equipped with your Proton pack that enables you to catch and contain the ghosts you encounter. You step out onto a rickety scaffold high above the city streets. You explore different rooms. It's great fun for the whole family although it could be a little... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This experience has been wonderful each time! I have visited Madame Tussauds multiple times and each visit there is something new to see. This year I got to check out the Ghostbusters Experience and it was awesome!!!!! It was like being in the video game/movie! Once I put on the headset and back pack there was no time to be... More 

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Westport, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I obtained tickets for two older visitors who had never been to the museum. They couldn't believe what they found. They said it was exceptionally entertaining and impressive...I myself have never attended the museum but it will be on my next trip.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the 2nd Madame Tussauds we visited. The first one was in Berlin. This one is only average comparing with the one in Berlin.

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Mississauga, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited one night during mid October (tip: use a Citypass or NY pass -- to skip a lot of lines) Exhibits were nice (not great).

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