The Museum of Madame Tussauds is a famous museum located in central London and inside what used to be the London Planetarium. The Museum of Madame Tussauds specializes in recreating and showcasing life size models of celebrities and other famous characters made out of wax.
The museum attracts millions of people and remains just as popular as it was two centuries ago, when it was first opened. There are more Madame Tussauds Museums over the world, the very first one was opened in Paris in the year 1770. The current museum in London not only carries wax models, but also a 4D cinema and the Chamber of Horrors.
The museum is divided into several sections, each of which carries different wax characters and/or activities. The sections are:
Who was Madame Tussauds?
Madame Tussauds learned how to work with wax to create models when she was only 17 years old and later on, she became a tutor at the Palace of Versailles. During the French Revolution, she was commissioned to create death masks of aristocrats who were executed. During the beginning of the 19th century, she headed to Britain for an exhibition about revolutionary relics and objects, where her works were displayed.
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