Madame Tussauds | 42 Street In NYC | October 4, 2014
Hi guys. I’m back with another photographic adventure! Today I went to Madame Tussauds wax museum! It was my second time visiting. It is such an awesome place to be; the waxed figures look so real. There is no words I can find to really describe it, this is one of those things you’ll have to go visit yourself. Despite the fact it’s a little on the pricy side, it is still worth every dollar to go see. Madame Tussauds wax museum is really a combination of both modern and past history; paying tribute to not only phenomenal celebrities that made it big, but also people of the past who’s made an impact on the civil rights movement, such as MLK. Unfortunately, the elevator wasn’t working for us today, for whatever reason; many of us wind-up walking up to the ninth floor where the tour begins. I didn’t mind, cause I didn’t want to immediately go back home in the rain 🙁 . The crowds outside Madame Tussauds was crazy, and to my understanding, when there was elevator trouble, the line was still growing. I don’t remember Tussauds being quite so crowded. It must have been the last rush of vacationing tourist I’m thinking? I saw some old wax figures such as Denzel Washington, Lady Gaga, Nicholas Cage, and the very handsome Anderson Cooper, sigh. I’m very surprised they did not have Don Lemon yet; then again maybe they did and I missed it? There was also a couple of new ones such as Kim Kardashian, Sandra Bullock, and ABBA. I didn’t by any real souvenirs this time, there wasn’t anything that really stuck out for me. It seemed to be all the classic stuff that tourist would purchase (to say they visited NYC, kind of items). Then again, Tussauds always had a very small selection of merchandise. However, they do have a very good poster collection that I recommend people check out. The staff there are very friendly and very professional. Its a great place to take your kids and give them a little historic background. In fact, they actually have a little mini movie theater (cost extra); currently they are showing a short Marvel cartoon for the kids. I haven’t seen the cartoon yet, but it must be good, because the waiting line is almost always long. Because of the nature of this event, I have decided to only post one picture inside this post. The reason being is because the photos I’ve taken are really portraits, which I feel should have it’s own separate category. Please click on the following link for more photos from Madame Tussauds.