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Madame Tussauds the popular wax Museum in London

Madame Tussauds is a Popular wax museum and a major tourist attraction in London.

Moreover, it has also branches in many major cities around the world.

Madame Tussauds’ Origin

In 1835, Marie Tussaud settled down in Baker Street, London and opened the museum.

Moreover, it had a main attraction that named the Chamber of Horrors.

Marie used this Main attraction as a source of advertising to the museum back at 1843.

However, the Chamber included some victims of the French revolution and newly created figures of criminals.

In addition, some of the sculptures that Marie made herself still exist in the museum till now.

The museum had nearly 400 different figures in its gallery; however, most of them were critically damaged in 1925.

Moreover, the museum is famous for displaying waxworks of historical figures as well as popular actors.

Besides, the museum is not just in London, but also in many countries in Asia and North America like Hong Kong and New York City.

Many celebrities posed with their wax figures at the museum like Arnold Schwarzenegger and One Direction the famous band.

Furthermore, the well-known video game Assassin’s creed Unity featured the museum as well.

Additionally, some parts of the great movie Fan were at the museum as well.

The Museum’s Popular collection

The museum has a lot of wax figures of the most popular human beings around the world.

Moreover, no wonder it became one of the best attractions in London and overseas as well.

The Terminator
The Terminator

One of the most popular sculptures is the iconic portrait of Arnold Schwarzenegger, The Terminator.

In 2015, Arnold scared the fans, pretending to be his wax figure and jumped out on guests in the Hollywood branch.

Roshan the great Indian actor
Roshan the great Indian actor

Moreover, the museum has also one of Bollywood’s finest, Roshan the great Indian actor.

He was involved in the creation of his wax figure attending two settings in Mumbai and London to sculptors the precise measurements.

Nilson Mandela
Nilson Mandela

In the world leaders section, there is a figure of the most famous revolutionary politician, Nilson Mandela.

Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein

Moreover, in the culture section, there is the figure of the greatest scientists, Albert Einstein.

He is one of a kind genius that Madame Tussaud had a wax figure for him within its sections.

Vincent Van Gogh
Vincent Van Gogh

In addition, the culture section you will also find the greatest painter of all time, Vincent Van Gogh.

He is one of the people that got famous after his death for his greatest masterpieces.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare

There is also a wax figure of the greatest poet and playwright, William Shakespeare.

Shakespeare does not have just one figure, but actually two in the culture area of the museum.

Madame Tussauds
Madame Tussauds

Finally, there is a wax figure of the woman that started it all, Madame Marie Tussaud.

Besides, she also has more than one figure at the museum for her greatest idea, opening the museum.

Moreover, it is like the Louvre museum in Paris in its greatness as it is one of the aesthetic attraction in the world.

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