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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Madame Marie Tussaud

Madame Marie Tussaud

Meet the lady who started it all, Madame Marie Tussaud.

Famous Facts

  • Growing up in the 18th Century France, Madame Tussaud had sittings with Napoleon Bonaparte and Benjamin Franklin
  • After the revolution Madame Tussaud brought her wax figures to England and founded one of the world's most famous attractions, Madame Tussauds.
  • The process Madame Tussaud used in her sittings and figure-making have been passed down through generations spanning 250 years.

"... I hope to be quiet here and am just making som eportraits of famous people in the town for my Salon which is drawing big crowds."

Madame Marie Tussaud