Madame Tussauds New York is Temporarily Closed!

Madame Tussauds New York is temporarily closed as mandated by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. We will post information on our website regarding plans for re-opening as it becomes available.

If you have purchased tickets for the dates when we will be closed, you may use these tickets for any future date through December 31, 2020.

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Teaching Resources

Need help preparing your class for their visit to Madame Tussauds?

We understand that there is a lot of planning involved in bringing a whole school class to Madame Tussauds and that’s why we are here to help. 

Here are some resources that can help you make your visit more interesting.

The Life of Marie Tussaud

Want to know more about the woman who made it all happen? Download a summary of Madame Tussaud's life. Learn about her extraordinary history, like her job role during the French Revolution in The Life of Madame Marie Tussaud.

Life of Madame Tussaud


Even with today’s technology, the painstaking process of creating wax figures is relatively unchanged since Madame Tussauds produced her first figure of French writer, Voltaire, more than 200 years ago. Madame Tussaud’s Time-Honored Craftsmanship is a window to the techniques that have withstood time.

Download the full PDF of "The Art of Wax Figure Making" to learn more.