Address & PhoneMadame Tussaud's NY
@ Times Square
42 St. btwn 7th and 8th Aves
Groups: (888) 923-0334
SubwaysN, R, S, 1, 2, 3, 7, 9 to 42nd St. Times Square
Madame Tussaud's New York Wax Museum
Get up close and personal with your favorite celebrities at the 85,000 square-foot, five-story Madame Tussaud's New York. Opened in November, the New York version of the famous London museum takes on "the face of the place" presenting New York's most famous and infamous personalities, as well as figures of international fame and acclaim.
Leave time to tour these six themed, interactive environments showcasing nearly 200 masterfully crafted, lifelike wax figures:
Madame Tussaud's New York joins the growing international family of museums with locations in London, Amsterdam, Las Vegas and Hong Kong. The tradition began in 18th century Paris, when Madame Tussaud was forces to create death masks for aristocrats executed in the French Revolution. In 1835, she established the London museum, which now welcomes more than 2.5 million guests each year.