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Washington, D.C. Sights

Madame Tussauds

  • 1025 F St. NW Map It
  • Downtown

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A branch of the famous London-based waxworks franchise focuses on U.S. presidential history. You can see and pose for pictures (some for a small fee) with uncanny likenesses of the Founding Fathers or any of the presidents, including Barack Obama and his wife, or sit inside the Oval Office, painstakingly re-created in wax. The Civil Rights room features Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks. There are cultural icons, sports figures, and a behind-the-scenes exhibit where experts demonstrate wax sculpting. The Glamour Room is populated with waxen re-creations of George Clooney, Beyonce, Angelina Jolie, and Brad Pitt, among others. Purchase tickets online for the best daily discount.

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1025 F St. NW, Washington, District of Columbia, 20004, USA

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202-942–7300; 866-823–9565-to confirm hrs

Sight Details:

  • $22
  • Apr.–Sept., daily 10–6 (to 8 on Sat.); Oct.–Mar., Mon.–Thurs. noon–6, Fri.–Sun. 10–6


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