When you visit Amsterdam brings there are many museums that you can visit Madame Tussauds in Amsterdam is one of them. It is a very famous museum not only in Amsterdam but also in other major cities such as London, New York and Hong Kong is located.
History Madame Tussauds
The museum Madame Tussauds established and named after Marie Tussaud, an artist who lived several centuries ago. The first images of famous people she made were the wax of the philosopher and writer Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Voltaire and the American politician and scientist Benjamin Franklin. She opened her first 1835 in Madame Tussauds museum in Baker Street in London. Before she died she made one last self-portrait as wax, it is still in the first branch was opened outside London, with Madame Tussauds.
20 branches of Madame Tussauds
Since 1971 also be opened outside of England new branches, the Amsterdam branch of the Kalverstraat therefore, was the first. 20 years after opening the museum, however, moved to its current location, the dam in the bustling heart of Amsterdam approximately 10 minutes walk from Central Station. The museum is easily accessible on foot but there is also nearby parking and several tram lines stop near the door.
Madame Tussauds Amsterdam
In Madame Tussauds are a large number of replicas in was full size of famous people. Regularly also unveiled new images, as it is not true that all the famous people have or get a wax. The management decides who may or may not get a wax figure at Madame Tussauds. They gauge for example by means of a survey among the visitors that person would like to see the visitors. If a name is often mentioned in the survey, this famous person gets an invitation to make a wax figure of himself.
Wax which are there to see
In Amsterdam you can not only meet with historical heroes but also the stars of today. Of famous foreign people like Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt and Lady Gaga, film figures such as Charlie Chaplin, Marilyn Monroe and Daniel Craig, cultural figures such as Pablo Picasso and Madame Tussauds, to athletes like David Beckham and Lance Armstrong, world leaders like Obama and Mandela, musicians as Michel Jackson, Robbie Williams and Beyonce, the Royal family and celebrities like Elvis Presley and Albert Einstein.
Chantal Janzen to Marco Borsato
In Amsterdam, you'll also known as Dutch against Epke Zonderland, Chantal Janzen, Doutzen Kroes and recently a 2e wax Marco Borsato. Old and young coming here so well known counter. Besides that you are a celebrity, you fancy you can experience something with the wax celebrities as they serve alongside Tiësto buttons of a real turntable, football tricks from Ronaldinho trying to imitate the special training cage, and if you're in an artistic mood you can also create your own artwork.
Children in Madame Tussauds
Children Madame Tussauds is a super fun day out, they can learn to mix with Tiësto, football tricks from Ronaldinho and create their own work of art, but also with the celebrities in the photo. In addition to an ordinary visit, it is also possible for a school to go to the museum. There is a special program designed for schools where children learn about making a wax figure. The children can playfully learn about topics such as the Golden Age art, royalty and much more.
A children's party in the museum is also possible, here the party can be celebrated with a fun treasure hunt through the museum. On the website The museum is also a lovely invitation for birthday party. In short, if you are visiting Amsterdam and you want to meet famous people then it is a must to visit Madame Tussauds. It is a unique museum for young and old!
Hours Madame Tussauds
|Monday||10: 00 - 19: 00 hours|
|Tuesday||10: 00 - 19: 00 hours|
|Wednesday||10: 00 - 19: 00 hours|
|Thursday||10: 00 - 19: 00 hours|
|Friday||10: 00 - 19: 00 hours|
|Saturday||10: 00 - 19: 00 hours|
|Sunday||10: 00 - 19: 00 hours|
Admission Madame Tussauds,
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Accessibility Madame Tussauds
Madame Tussauds are wheelchair users are always welcome. In connection with strict fire regulations may, however, two wheelchair users at the same time be inside. Therefore, please always contact Madame Tussauds so that they know your coming. In connection with the wheelchair lift must fulfill your wheelchair with the following dimensions: maximum length (excluding removable footrest) 85 cm, maximum width 75 centimeters and weight person includes up to 200 kilos. In connection with the safety electric wheelchairs are not allowed.