One of London's busiest tourist attractions, this is nothing less—but also nothing more—than the world's most famous exhibition of lifelike waxwork models of celebrities. Madame T. learned her craft while making death masks of French Revolution victims, and in 1835 she set up her first show of the famous ones near this spot. Top billing still goes to the murderers in the Chamber of Horrors, who stare glassy-eyed at visitors—one from an electric chair, one sitting next to the tin bath where he dissolved several wives in quicklime. Beat the crowds by booking timed entry tickets in advance. You can also buy nondated, "priority access" tickets via the website (at a premium).
Marylebone Rd., London, NW1 5LR, England
0870-400–3000-for timed entry tickets