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Madame Tussauds New York

  • 234 W. 42nd St. Map It
  • Midtown West

Published 06/26/2015

Fodor's Review

Sit in the Oval Office with President Obama, strike a fierce pose alongside Hunger Games heroine Katniss Everdeen, croon with Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift, pucker up to your favorite heartthrob, be it Justin Bieber or Justin Timberlake, or enjoy a royal chat with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, William and Kate. Much of the fun here comes from photo opportunities—you're encouraged to pose with and touch the over 200 realistic replicas of the famous, infamous, and downright super. The Marvel 4D Experience includes wax likenesses of heroes like the Hulk, Captain America, Ironman, and Thor, as well as a short animated movie shown on a 360-degree screen that surrounds the viewer. Other interactive options at the museum include a karaoke café, a celebrity walk down the red carpet, and a haunted town populated with both wax figures and real people. Closing hours vary during peak seasons, so call ahead to verify.

Sight Information

Address:

234 W. 42nd St., between 7th and 8th aves., New York, New York, 10036, USA

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Phone:

866-841–3505

Sight Details:

  • $37 (discounts available online)
  • Sun.–Thurs. 10–8, Fri. and Sat. 10–10

Published 06/26/2015

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