Madame Tussauds is a must-see London attraction for visitors looking to get up and close to famous celebrities, politicians and historical figures, albeit in waxwork form. Founded in the 19th century by Madame Marie Tussaud, the museum today houses 14 interactive zones with diverse themes that will entertain the entire family. The spaces are constantly being updated to keep apace with popular culture and events, which is why Madame Tussauds continues to draw the crowds back for more.
Whether you are keen to take some holiday selfies with famous faces, want a realistic look at British history or wish to immerse yourself in your favourite fictional worlds, this ever-popular London attraction is a brilliant day out for couples, friends and families.
Exploring London’s famous wax museumThe Madame Tussauds collection includes up-to-date waxwork figures which are nearly identical to the real-life version. Famous waxworks include massive celebrities such as Beyonce, old Hollywood icons like Marilyn Monroe, sporting heroes such as Jessica Ennis, famous faces from Bollywood and even the Queen and other members of the Royal Family.
The section dedicated to Marvel Comic characters brings the figures to life with impressive ground tremor effects, plus a 4D movie guaranteed to thrill comic book fans. You can also join your favourite characters in iconic scenes from the films in the immersive Star Wars experience. History buffs will enjoy going on an immersive journey through London’s past while sitting in a black cab in the Spirit of London tour, while anyone who loves a good mystery will want to catch the interactive Sherlock Holmes Experience.
Madame Tussauds is right next to Baker Street underground station, and just a short 10-minute walk from the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel in central London. Our team can point you in the right direction to get your visit off to a great start.