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Madame Tussaud’s

Madame Tussauds - WhichHoliday.tv

Madame Tussauds – WhichHoliday.tv

Madame Tussaud's is one of the top ten UK attractions in London receiving more over 2.7 million visitors per year and is within walking distance of ll the other leading attractions such as the Natural History Museum, St Paul's Cathedral, and Buckingham Palace.   Madame Tussaurds also part of of  Merlin Group and therefore you are able to buy a combination ticket that lets you ride the London Eye and entrance into London Dungeons, Sea Life and of course Madame Tussaurds.

 

As soon as you and your family step inside, you will be greeted with life-size wax figures of those past and present.   

Madame Tussauds - Fab Four - WHTV

Madame Tussauds – Fab Four – WHTV

You will instantly recognise these figures as they will be well-known stars, those that have been turned into include David and Victoria Beckham, Brad Pitt, Jim Carrey, Tom Cruise, Harrison Ford, The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Tiger Woods, and if you are quick the cast of reality TV series such as Big Brother .

Although a visit to Madame Tussaudís is more geared towards entertainment than education, you can easily add your own educational spin.  Also, waxed are world leaders, and important British figures, such as Martin Luther King, Tony Blair, Prince William, and Albert Einstein.

Lastly if you just want to see what all the fuss is about and why so many people visit each year, you could take one of the London Tours which regularly pass this atractions.

Find Out more at www.madametussauds.com

Five Madame Tussaud's Facts

1) The ‘green’-supporting Prince Of Wales was Madame Tussauds’ first ever ‘carbon neutral’ figure, recycled from a 1989 likeness of His Royal Highness in 2007​The figure of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan was the first ever to receive a proposal of marriage.

2) The figure of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan was the first ever to receive a proposal of marriage.

3) Items left behind by visitors to the attraction have, in the past five years, included one false leg and 123 pairs of false teeth

4) The real human hair used on figures – including beards, moustaches and eyebrows – needs regular shampooing and styling

5) John George Haigh, the ‘acid bath murderer’, is believed to have visited the Chamber Of Horrors just days before his arrest for the murder of six young women. With grisly foresight he bequeathed clothes to Madame Tussauds from his death cell at Wandsworth Prison

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