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Madame Tussauds New York
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New York City Supersaver: Madame Tussauds New York with Hop-on Hop-off Cruise
Ranked #83 of 1,103 things to do in New York City
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Get your selfie sticks ready! Madame Tussauds in Times Square is the only place with no ropes or barriers holding you back from getting photos with your favorite stars! Voted as one of New York's most unique attractions, Madame Tussauds invites you to pose with over 200 figures of internationally renowned musicians, A-list stars, sports legends, world leaders, super heroes and more. With several newly renovated spaces, the world famous wax attraction is bigger and better than ever!
Amman, Irbid, Jordan
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“Good for Movie Fans”
Reviewed August 19, 2013

I enjoyed my time in this place.

Has a lot of celebrities and public figures that really look so real, so real that it I sometimes found a bit creepy.

The annoying thing is that it has several ones around the country but they don't have the same characters everywhere, which makes you wanna go to the other one because it might have some people you like even more.

The 4D movie is nice.

Visited August 2013
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Yapton, Arundel
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“Lots of fun!”
Reviewed August 18, 2013

I wasn't sure how much would enjoy this before I visited but this surpassed all my expectations. We had lots of fun taking photos with all the 'celebrities'. You are bound to find someone you just have to have your photo taken with.

Bizarrely the waxworks look more realistic in person than in the photos you take. Must be the flash glare!

The collection is just the right size so that you are not overwhelmed and don't feel short changed too. Gift shop was a bit pricey so we didn't buy anything.

It's good value too with the New York pass and you get to skip the queue. We spent the extra and upgraded for the 4D cinema which was also very well done.

Visited August 2013
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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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“Disappointed in New York City”
Reviewed August 17, 2013

We really looked forward to this visit- actually our first thing we did once we settled in to our hotel. It was very expensive- even with the NJ Transit coupon. It was so crowded it was difficult to view the wax figures. It is a photo free-for all, so if your young child wants to have his picture taken with Johnny Depp, be prepared to get pushed aside by over zealous grown ups. People don't wait in line for a turn but just jump in front of others. They mess up the hair and clothing on the figures- which supposedly cost $220,000 per figure to produce. There is not much input from the people who work there. There are several floors however, they all are so packed it is difficult to see all the figures on display. They have a live actor haunted exhibit which is for children 12 and older. The animated 4D Superhero movie was fun and definitely help make up for some of the disappointment. Not worth the price of admission.

Visited August 2013
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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Good family attraction”
Reviewed August 17, 2013

Unlike other wax museums we've visited you can touch the figures and have your photo taken with them. Great place for families -could spend a few hours here.

Visited July 2013
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Madame Tussauds N, Manager at Madame Tussauds New York, responded to this review, August 21, 2013
We are so glad you and your family enjoyed your visit! Please come back soon to check us out again!
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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Worth the wait”
Reviewed August 16, 2013

This was the second one I had been to. The line was a little long, but I had a blast while I was inside. I went solo to this one I have to admit it is much easier if you have someone with you to take pictures of you with the different people. I still had a great time, and look forward to checking out the next one!!

Visited September 2012
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