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Madame Tussauds Washington D.C.
Entrance on the corner of 10th and F Streets 1025 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20004
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Easy access by Metro
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Dress for the weather, small purses for women.
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Close to great restaurants!
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Easy to find parking before 10 am on weekends.
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12 stars
attended Oct 08 2008

My pre-teen daughter enjoyed it more than I did. Particularly taking pictures with all of the famous individuals. If I had not purchased discount tickets through... continued

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attended Aug 14 2010

This museum is great. The one disappointment about it is that there is a line established for pics with the President & First Lady instead of being able to walk up and... continued

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3 reviews
8 stars
attended Oct 09 2008

I was entertained for a good 45 minutes. Yes, that is all it takes when there isn't a crowd.

The figures are realistic, but the celebrity ones are not updated as... continued

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Quotes & Highlights

Visit Madame Tussauds YouTube channel to see videos from the Grand Opening of the Presidents Gallery.
To learn more about the Presidents Gallery and the 44 Presidents that are represented in the Gallery, visit the Madame Tussauds Presidents Gallery microsite.


Millions of people have flocked through the doors of Madame Tussauds London since they first opened more than 200 years ago. With museums in the United States and around the world, Madame Tussauds arrived at the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., in October 2007.

There are many reasons for the museum’s enduring success, but at the heart of it all is good, old-fashioned curiosity. Visitors are sent on a unique journey through the realms of history, power, and fame. Guests can truly get up close and personal with A-list celebrities, sports legends, political heavyweights and historical icons, reliving times, events and moments that made headlines around the world.

Step into the new Presidents Gallery, a permanent exhibition that allows guests to take an immersive, chronological journey through all 44 presidencies and reenact monumental moments in U.S. history. Don’t forget to bring your camera to snap photos with your favorite politicians & cultural icons. Go “behind the scenes” to learn about the painstaking creation, sculpture, and maintenance of Madame Tussauds’ incredibly life-like wax figures, plus the history of founder Marie Grosholtz Tussaud. Finish off your self-guided tour by shaking your booty with Beyonce in the Glamour room with A-List celebrities including Brad and Angelina, Tom Cruise and J-Lo. 

About the Presidents Gallery: Take a remarkable three-dimensional journey through U.S. history when visiting the Presidents Gallery, a permanent exhibit exclusive to Madame Tussauds Washington D.C.  Featuring life-sized wax figures of all the U.S. Presidents from George Washington to Barack Obama, guests will explore the 44 presidencies on a chronological journey through 14 themed, immersive rooms. Some interactive experience include crossing the Delaware River with George Washington, sitting with Franklin D. Roosevelt for a fireside chat, and walking on the moon with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.

Your ticket provides admission to the entire attraction and includes:

Behind the Scenes, the history of Madame Tussaud and the creation of the figures

The Glamour Room, where you can meet A-listers: Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Rihanna, Beyonce and many more!

Sports Zone featuring iconic athletes from various fields: Babe Ruth, Gilbert Arenas, Tiger Woods and more!

Media Room with television personalities leading America’s media: Oprah Winfrey, Larry King, Katie Couric and more!