Like to have a picture of you standing next to Lady Gaga or Jackie Chan or even Robert Pattinson that gorgeously drop-dead sexy actor from Twilight? Well, here is your chance. It is not a case of “seen one Madame Tussauds seen it all” with Madame Tussauds in Bangkok! Did you know that each Madame Tussauds around the world has different displays unique to the region, bet you did not! This famous wax museum has finally opened its doors in Thailand and where else but in Bangkok City. Strategically located in Siam Discovery World in downtown Bangkok, you can also spend the rest of your day shopping after a visit to the museum!
Fans of Jay Chou and Nichkhun will be thrilled to know that they can stand next to him for a great photo shot, the wax figure that is! The figures are extremely lifelike as is the standard and quality of each Madame Tussauds creation. Not left out is also Justin Bieber, yes it is so hard to have a photo taken with him but not here! So snap away all you like and be the talk when you get back home.
Did you know that in order to make each wax figure the personality had in most cases to sit in for a figure, size, and footage and off course reference photos had to be taken in order to produce the lifelike sculptures? In many of the celebrity cases, there is a signed endorsement of the famed Madame Tussauds Signature Book that off course reads like a who is who in the celebrity circuit. Even the famed Michael Jackson along with many other stars and celebrities of old have been immortalized at Madame Tussauds.
A visit to Madame Tussauds is more than just a wax museum. For 200 years these museums around the world have been telling stories of their own through the creation of wax effigies about personalities and events that has helped to shape the world around us. What started out as a 3 dimensional news gossip display of events in the early century circa 1770 has now become an A-List of famous people and icons that have been the world’s talked about persons. The career of Madame Tussauds started out as a death mask creator for executed aristocrats during the French Revolution. She perfected her art over the years and her figurines became more and more lifelike. Her works became a traveling news source and where people who came to her exhibits could see up close and personal the people they only hear about in the news. Her first place of establishment was on Baker Street in London where the infamous Chamber of horrors and the figures of notorious criminals and villains are on display. The exhibits in Bangkok are no less historical but has a more Asian Theme as well as Western so it does cater to a wide spectrum of age groups when they visit this museum.
You can book tickets to Madame Tussauds in Bangkok through a travel agent or tour company. It should be included as part of your tour itinerary for Thailand when you visit Bangkok. Every few months, Madame Tussauds in Bangkok reveals a new figure so you can keep posted for which new figure will be released in the near future. Learn a little about history, know your favorite personalities and get rally up close with them at the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum! This is the chance to see some of the personalities that you do not see at other Madame Tussauds around the world and be thrilled by your visit there!