Madame Tussauds is one of the most popular attractions of London since it opened, which is over 200 years now. Since then, the attraction has only seen long queues of visitors and admirers to see this attraction and the number of footfall is not decreasing but is in fact increasing every year. It is gaining more and more popularity as it is growing old. There are many reasons for this attraction to gain popularity, but the main reasons are its prime location and people’s curiosity to see what’s in there and why it is still liked, loved and visited by so many people from around the world. To be close to this iconic attraction you can book your stay in one of the prime London hotels and enjoy great offers by booking early or direct.
Madame Tussauds’ History
The history of this iconic wax museum goes back a long way. This place was founded by Marie Tussaud the innovative wax sculptor. The same chain has some smaller version in other major cities of the world. This super-famous attraction displays the waxworks of famous celebrities, politician, musicians and sports icons. This is the largest and first wax museum of the world. It got its existing location in 1884. This museum was however destroyed by a fire. After the renovations it was completed with the additions of a cinema and restaurant, but unfortunately this along with 352 head moulds was again damaged by a German World War II bomb.
Madame Tussaud who was born as Marie Grosholtz in Strasbourg and was famous for modelling some of the prime celebrities and famous people of her time. She became the art tutor to King Louis XVI’s sister and was living in the Royal Court in Versailles.
Exploring the Madame Tussauds
Today at this popular attraction you can see your favourite icons in the field of theatre, politics, sports, cinema and royal family and more. You can see some themed exhibitions as well as spend a great amount of time clicking pictures here. Sometimes you will find themed displays here for a popular movie, series or event.
Where is it?
This iconic attraction can be found in the heart of the city as it is in the prime location Baker Street. The address is Marylebone Rd, Marylebone, London NW1 5LR, UK.
How to get there?
You can easily get to this location from Baker street tube station or Marylebone train station. The Baker Street station is served by Bakerloo, Circle, Jubilee, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines.
Other attractions in the area
While you are in the area you can explore other close by attractions like The Sherlock Holmes Museum, Daunt Books, Royal Academy of Music Museum, Regent’s Park and more.
Where to stay?
The most ideal and near by accommodation offering unmatched luxury and comfort is the Paddington Hotel London. This prime property offers several complimentary services along with amazing services and facilities that will make your stay as comfortable as it can be.