Who doesn't know it, Madame Tussauds famous wax museum! In New York, the life-size replicas of numerous celebrities await you right at Times Square.
Have a cup of tea with the Queen, visit the President of the United States in the Oval Office, rock the stage with the Spice Girls or pose for a romantic photo with Johnny Depp or a cool snapshot with Will Smith in his Men in Black suit.
Madame Tussauds wax museum goes back to the French wax sculptor Marie Tussaud, who was born 1761 as (Anna) Maria Grosholtz in Strasbourg and died 1850 in London. In 1835 she opened her first museum on London's Baker Street, which was moved from her grandson to his present location on Marylebone Road in 1884.
From 1970 onwards, further subsidiaries were established around the world, including the New York Museum, which opened in 2000.
How to get there
Madame Tussauds is located in the center of Manhattan at 42nd Street right on the famous Times Square. There are several metro stations in the immediate vicinity: Times Square, Port Authority and Bryant Park. From there it is only a few steps to the museum.