Madame Tussauds New York
From world leaders to Hollywood stars and sports legends, the halls of Madame Tussauds New York are filled to the brim with faces recognized across the globe. Pose for a selfie with Rihanna, shoot hoops with Carmelo Anthony, and shake hands with Einstein. Then, put yourself in the center of the superhero action at the interactive Marvel 4D Film and Experience, play a giant floor piano at the Broadway experience, or go face-to-face with New York City’s largest animatronic at Kong: Skull Island.
To save time at the entry, book your ticket online in advance. Some city sightseeing passes include admission to Madame Tussauds.
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Things to Know Before You Go
Madame Tussauds New York is a must for families.
The museum is wheelchair-accessible, and a limited number of wheelchairs are available on request.
Photo-taking is permitted.
Outside food and drink are prohibited, but you can purchase them at the museum.
How to Get There
Located on West 42nd Street in Times Square, Madame Tussauds is a short walk from many major hotels. Otherwise, the best way to get there is by subway. Take the N, Q, R, W, or 7 train to Times Square–42nd Street, or the B, D, F, or M train to 42nd Street–Bryant Park. Both stations are about a 5-minute walk from the museum.
When to Get There
Hours vary throughout the year, but Madame Tussauds is typically open daily from morning till night, closing earlier on Monday. During peak times (summer and school holidays), visitors can wait up to an hour to get in, so buy your ticket before you go.
Where to Eat
You’ll find several fun dining options inside Madame Tussauds New York. For a sweet treat, head for Dylan’s Candy Bar. For drinks, visit the Broadway Bar, which serves theater-inspired beverages. At the Royal Experience, imagine yourself in the opulent surroundings of Buckingham Palace while enjoying a high tea with none other than Her Majesty the Queen.
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