Madame Tussauds Washington DC
|People from across the United States and around the world come to Washington D.C. to see the nation’s history face to face. Historical buildings and memorials like the U.S. Capitol, the Lincoln Memorial, and more are no-brainers for those who want to see the nation’s history. The Smithsonian Institution is likewise tops on everyone’s list when they come to D.C. Visitors to the nation’s capital, however, can get an experience of history that is even more lifelike when they go to Madame Tussaud’s Washington D.C.
The famous Madame Tussaud’s Washington D.C. is part of the incredible worldwide chain of wax museums under Tussaud’s name. Those who go to Madame Tussaud’s Washington D.C. get the special treat of seeing wax sculptures of famous figures from United States history, men and women who have decisively shaped the trajectory of society. Step into the museum and you will feel like you have gone back in time. The figures are so real looking that it is almost impossible to believe that Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr., Ella Fitzgerald, and several others are not actually in the room with you.
Madame Tussaud’s Washington D.C. gives you access to all of the exhibits in the wax museum. At Madame Tussaud’s Washington D.C., you will enjoy many different figures, and the museum’s variety means that everyone in the family will have a great time on a visit. Here is what you can expect to find during your visit:
Presidents — From George Washington to Barack Obama, Madame Tussaud’s Washington D.C. has life-size figures of all 44 men who have served as president of the United States. Take your picture with any or all of these men and have fun fooling your friends and family into thinking that you actually sat with the president!
Founding Fathers — Madame Tussaud’s Washington D.C. will put you right into history in the exhibits featuring the founding fathers of the United States. Important historical figures like Benjamin Franklin come alive in these exhibits, which go beyond the traditional listing of founding fathers to Civil War legends and much more.
Scandals — A front row seat for some of the scandals that have rocked America. Men like J. Edgar Hoover and Bob Woodward who investigated and broke news of these scandals are some of the many featured individuals in this section.
Current Affairs — Madame Tussaud’s Washington D.C. also includes representations of movers and shakers who are living today. Pretend to give an interview to anchorwoman Katie Couric or feel like they are discussing international relations with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Other news-making individuals are also featured here.
Music Zone — American music has shaped world culture, and visitors will get a taste of American songs that can be heard nowhere else. In the music zone, guests can do more than just read about Marvin Gaye, Bob Dylan, and many others, they can also look them straight in the eye and almost forget that they are standing before a wax statue.
Conflict Room — Madame Tussaud’s Washington D.C. also hosts an exciting tribute to the men and women who have fought for freedom both in the United States and around the world. World War II buffs will be most interested in this exhibit featuring Winston Churchill, Dwight Eisenhower, and other important figures.
Civil Rights — It can be hard for those who did not live through the Civil Rights era to believe that some people were once denied basic rights on account of their skin color. The figures and information on Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, and others makes this era real even to those who were born after it.
Glamour Room — Ever want to get your picture taken with a Hollywood celebrity? Well, you’ll get your chance to be photographed with Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, and other a-listers.
Sports Center — Madame Tussaud’s Washington D.C. recognizes the role of sports in our society and so provides this great exhibit on key figures in American sports history. From Babe Ruth to Tiger Woods, the greatest sports stars are still playing at Madame Tassaud's
There is even a great behind-the-scenes exhibit that allows visitors at Madame Tussaud’s Washington D.C. to see how wax sculptures are made.
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