Visiting London’s Madame Tussaud’s is one of our to-do lists and after checking their website to buy tickets online, we decided that maybe it’s better if we buy from the counter so we won’t be pressured by the time indicated on our tickets. I mean, plans may always be changed and we may not know if we will have an early or late lunch on our first day in town.

After we settled in our hotel, freshen up and had our first meal of the day at the restaurant nearby, we picked up some things that we will need for the next days and finally, we went to Madame Tussaud’s.

Madame Tussauds outsideWe reached the museum at around 3 in the afternoon and we were assisted by the staffs who welcomed us at the entrance. The line was not that long but for some reason, we waited for more than 30 minutes before the counter opened and accommodated the visitors.  Must be that they were understaffed or something. Our ticket costs £30 each and it includes the Marvel Experience.

Madame Tussaud's London Ticket

The museum was so big! I was excited to see everything and have photos with almost every wax figure.  With lots of pictures that I had, I will just share with you the highlights of our trip so as, not to overshare. 😀

From Upper left to right: Lewis Hamilton; Roger Federer; Muhammad Ali and Usain Bolt
From Upper left to right: Lewis Hamilton; Rafael Nadal; Muhammad Ali and Usain Bolt
Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein
Madam Margaret Thatcher
Madame Margaret Thatcher

For the figure of the Royale Couple (Kate and Will) and US President Obama, the museum has an official photographer and it will cost you an extra £10 for a close-up photo which you can redeem later when you go out of the souvenir shop. If my memory serves me right, the wax figure of Queen Elizabeth II is also covered by the museum’s exclusive photographers.

US President Barack Obama
This was our zoomed shot of US President Barack Obama’s wax figure.
The Beatles
The Beatles
Lady Gaga, Adele, Rihanna and Michael Jackson
Lady Gaga, Adele, Rihanna and Michael Jackson
From Left to Right: Elvis Presley, Amy Winehouse and Jimi Hendrix
From Left to Right: Elvis Presley, Amy Winehouse and Jimi Hendrix
Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake
Britney Spears
Britney Spears
Queen's lead singer: Freddie Mercury
Queen’s lead singer: Freddie Mercury
Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe
Daniel Craig and Russell Brand
Daniel Craig and Russell Brand
From L- R: Kate Winslet, Julia Roberts and Nicole Kidman
From L- R: Kate Winslet, Julia Roberts, and Nicole Kidman
From L - R: Robert Downy, Jr as Sherlock Holmes; Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom
From L – R: Robert Downy, Jr as Sherlock Holmes; Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom
From L - R: Judi Dench, Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg
From L – R: Judi Dench, Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg
The Beckhams: David Beckham and Victoria Beckham
The Beckhams: David Beckham and Victoria Beckham
The power couple: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
The power couple: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt a.k.a Brangelina

Nick Fury

The Hulk and Wolverine
The Hulk and Wolverine
Captain America and Iron Man
Captain America and Iron Man

Lastly, the Royal family.

Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II
Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton and Prince Williams, Duke of Cambridge
Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton and Prince Williams, Duke of Cambridge

If I were to choose the standout wax figures in this museum, mt top five will be:

  1. Queen Elizabeth II
  2. The Royal Couple: Kate and Will
  3. Kate Winslet
  4. Nicole Kidman
  5. Daniel Craig

These figures just looked so real.

Madame Tussaud's London souvenir shop

Cab Ride

The last part of our tour at the museum was a “cab ride” and as it moves along, a voice-over narrates the history of London. Some of the displays were animated and as you listen and watch the presentation of London’s history, you will have a better appreciation and understanding of their culture.

Berry’s Travel Tip:

Always be camera-ready. Towards the  mid-part of this segment, there will be cameras taking your photos and if you will get some of their souvenir items, you may choose the photos from those shots.

 

Fill your life with experiences, not things.  Have stories to tell, not stuff to show.

– Anonymous

xoxo berryduchess

9 thoughts on “ Madame Tussaud’s – London ”

    1. thats true 🙂 it was also surprising to know the celebrities heights because i thought some of them were tall only to find out it was the other way, and vice versa. i will post some more 🙂

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