Madame Tussauds New York in New York, NY

234 West 42nd St.New York, NY 10036
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Located just a few blocks from Grand Central Terminal and Rockefeller Center in the heart of New York City, the popular Madame Tussauds New York offers exciting entertainment in an ideal location. Guests of all ages can enjoy seeing realistic wax figures of celebrities like Anne Hathaway, Pink, Jennifer Lopez and more. Guests can also enjoy a 4-D cinema experience featuring Marvel comics.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our New York Travel Experts
  • Largest Madame Tussauds in US.
  • Largest attraction in Times Square.
  • Only Madame Tussauds that features a NY tribute room.
  • Self guided tour.
  • Takes about 1.5 hours.
  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Bring a camera.

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You'll be directed to start your visit at the top floor, and then make your way down, visiting all your favorite celebrities along the way.


from Madame Tussauds New York
There’s so much to see and do at Madame Tussauds New York! Get up close and personal with over 200 life-like wax figures of the biggest stars and icons in entertainment, sports, history and more. Mingle with movie stars in your own A-list party before getting on stage with your favorite pop star. Address the world alongside famous leaders and then challenge legendary athletes on the court. Located in the heart of Times Square, no visit to NYC is complete until you’ve experienced the world famous Madame Tussauds. From Marilyn to Madonna to Gaga, there is a star for every generation.

-Largest Madame Tussauds in the US and the largest attraction in Times Square!
- Located near all modes of transportation.
- Meet the Marvel Super Heroes in Wax and view a 4D film exclusively made for Madame Tussauds with effects such as wind and rain.
- Informative and fun Educational Seminars focused on Behind the Scenes: the making of wax figures, Business & Marketing, or Madame Tussaud and the French Revolution.
- Convenient bus drop-off directly in front of our building.

Only at Madame Tussauds can you experience the Spirit of New York, a specially themed room with everything New York City - from a 9/11 tribute to a Rockette.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
"Virtual reality"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 24, 2018 NEW
Virtual reality - ghost busters!! We loved it, but what really made the visit worth every penny was the platinum upgrade so that we could try the ghost busters virtual reality experience!!! Keep in mind that we are two female friends over 40, and we have never laughed so hard in our lives!!!😂
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Dorimar L
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 22, 2018 NEW
I loved this place! Saw many celebrities and characters I love. The place is really big and well organized. It has different attractions like the Ghostbusters Dimension and a big candy store. Definitely a place you have to visit on New York, I recommended for sure!
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Peabody, Massachusetts
"Great visit- better than expected"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 22, 2018 NEW
My wife and I were in the City for about 8 hours, part of an annual Christmas Season bus trip. It was cold and snowing lightly, so we were looking for a warm place. I enjoyed it much more than I thought I would - I definitely liked the statues, but even more so the fact that with the multiple floors and the multiple groupings, I didn't feel crowded or rushed. Could move at your own pace. On of the lower floors there is a window area that extends out somewhat - Can look up and down 42nd street. Happened to be great view, was about 430 and it was flurrying. Pleasant surprise was they served beer (wine also, liquor?) on several floors. An unexpected surprise to buy a beer and drink it while walking around. My wife thought Madame Tussauds was great too - she really loved the movie and TV stars. Total visit about 2 hours (20 - 30 minutes in line?) Only slight negative was it took a while in line - but again, didn't feel crowded or rushed once inside.
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Hamilton, Bermuda
"Ghostbusters: Dimension"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 22, 2018 NEW
I recently went to NYC for a weekend vacation and booked the Ghostbusters: Dimension experience on-line through Viator prior to traveling. The ticket also included entry to Madame Tussauds, which was a bonus. Although there was a problem with my electronic pass, the friendly staff sorted me out very quickly and efficiently. Before I knew it, I was suited up in my 'body armor' and VR headset and briefed and in I went. This was my first VR experience and it blew my mind... It was a hyper realistic and exhilarating, tons of fun and I absolutely loved it. I won't go any further re spoilers, but next time I'm in NYC I will be returning to do it again. Ghostbusters: Dimension is far and away the best attraction at Madame Tussauds (IMHO) and the 5 star rating is for them, with 3 stars for Madame Tussauds in general. Big shout out to all the Ghostbusters staff for an awesome experience.
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Michael L
"Great time"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed May 20, 2018 NEW
Met so many famous people but they couldn't move so I think something was wrong with them. Great time.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Madame Tussauds New York

Where are the nearest subway stations?
1, 2, 3, 7, N, Q, R, S (at 42nd Street-Times Square)
A, C, E (at 42nd Street & 8th Avenue)
B, D, F, M (at 42nd Street & 6th Avenue)

Where is the discounted parking garage?
Discounted parking is available at IKON/Global Garage at 143 West 40th St (between Broadway and 7th Avenue) when you validate your parking claim ticket at Madame Tussauds admissions. $20 rate for up to 12hrs valid Monday - Saturday. Madame Tussauds is not responsible for parking discount or association with Global Parking LLC. Oversized vehicles are subject to additional charge.

Can I take large bags or luggage to Madame Tussauds?
For security reasons, large bags or luggage are not permitted to be left with Madame Tussauds staff. Lockers are available for most items.

How long does a visit to Madame Tussauds last?
It takes approximately an hour and half to complete a visit of Madame Tussauds, including Cinema 4D.

How long can I expect to wait in line to get into Madame Tussauds?
During busy seasons (i.e. holidays and summer), the wait can be up to an hour. No need to worry, you can snap photos with our wax celebrity hosts, or watch our fun video introduction.

Can I take a baby stroller to Madame Tussauds?

Can I take any animals or pets to Madame Tussauds?
No animals or pets are permitted into Madame Tussauds. However, we do permit Service Animals.

Are there wheelchairs available?
Wheelchairs are available on request but the number available is limited - there is no charge or deposit required. Wheelchairs are available on a first come, first served basis.

Can I take a camera to Madame Tussauds?
We encourage taking many photos! Cameras are permitted in all public areas of Madame Tussauds.

Can I eat or drink at Madame Tussauds?
We do not permit outside food and beverage. However, you can purchase food and beverage in the attraction.