Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Madam Marie Tussaud and Her Famous Wax Museums

 Madam Tussaud Wax Museums is one of the tourist attraction in Europe and other branches in Asia.   A travel must-see place where you come closer to famous celebrities and personalities.

Marie Tussaud (original name :  Marie Grosholtz, December 1, 1761 - April 16, 1850 ) the French-born founder of the famous Wax Museum at Baker Street in London, England  which opened in 1835.  Today, her wax museums had expanded to different locations such as Amsterdam, Berlin, Bangkok, Hollywood, Las Vegas, New York,Washington DC,Shanghai, Wien Hongkong, generating tourists all over the world annualy.  With a vast collection of wax from prominent people from Government, Entertaintment, Sports, Movie characters, and more.

Marie was only a trainee to Dr. Philippe Curtius who owned a wax museum in Paris.  When Dr. Curtius died in 1974, Marie inherited the wax collections and later brought to England.


London Wax Museum
Up close and personal with some of the wax collections at London :  Royal Family, Celebrities such as Michael Jackson, Madonna,Jennifer Lopez, Jimi Hendrix, Sport star David Beckham, an mummy, Obama,Orlando Bloom, Princess Diana, and many more.
Twilight arrived March 2010 at Baker as adoring fans flocked to see their idol.  In a giant wax figure, atleast.  The leading Bollywood actor, Hrithik Roshan, will be the next Indian star to arrive in  Hrithik’s figure Bollywood actors including Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan.
Madame Tussauds is not only a museum but also includes function venues for  Christmas parties, corporate and networking events, dinner dances and awards dinners. 

Opening and Closing of the Museum :  9:30am - 5:30pm every day on Weekends : 9am - 6pm
Marie Tussaud was the founder of the famous Wax Museum at Baker Street in London, England  which opened in 1835.  Today, her wax museums had expanded to different locations such as Amsterdam, Berlin, Bangkok, Hollywood, Las Vegas, New York,Washington DC,Shanghai, Wien Hongkong, generating tourists all over the world annually.  With a vast collection of wax from prominent people from Government, Entertainment, Sports, Movie characters and more.

Official Website of Madam Tussauds Wax Museum