Amsterdam travel guide


Amsterdam Travel Guide

Madame Tussauds Museum

Madame Tussauds Museum - Amsterdam The Madame Tussauds Museum is quite famous around the world because of its amazing wax statues of famous people. There are several wax museums in different continents around the globe such as Asia, North America, Europe and Oceania. There is a big Madame Tussauds Museum in Amsterdam that is situated on Dam Square. Definitely, visiting the Madame Tussauds Museum is a must because the museum includes several wax statues of Dutch personalities such as Jan Smit, Princess Diana, Joop Van Den Ende, Majoor Bosshardt, the Queen and other international celebrities.

More than a museum, this spectacular place looks like an amusement park due to the thousands of visitors each year. The real name of Madame Tussaud is Marie Anne Grosholtz. She was born in 1761 in France and died in 1850 in the city of London. She became famous for making a statue of the famous French writer Voltaire. Since then, her wax creation had a worldwide recognition.

The amazing construction which houses the Madame Tussauds Museum in Amsterdam receives the name of Peek & Clopenburg. In order to show a big wax statue of Class Janszoon (considered as the biggest animatronics figure of wax), the building added a big roof on the top. Without a doubt, this museum is quite impressive and spectacular.

    Fee: adults (23) Kids (17.50) Schedule: Everyday including Weekends from 10:00 to 6:30 PM Further Information:
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