Madame Tussauds Museum was established by ย Marieย at Baker Street London in 1835. Chamber of Horrors was the main attraction of the Museum. In 1884 Museum was shifted to its current site Marylebon Road. Museum contained almost 400 sculpture on that time. In 1925 Museum was damaged by fire. It was restored in 1928 with a extension of Cinema and restaurant. It was again destroyed by German World War II. Now Madame Tussauds has become one of the most popular attraction in London. Today in Madame Tussauds you will find sculptures of historical and royal figure, Film stars, Sports star and many more popular personalities.

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum To Open In Delhi
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In 1972 second Museum was opened in Amsterdam and then Las Vegas, New York, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and many more locations total 21 in the world. Now Madame Tussauds has announced that 22nd Museum will be opened In New Delhi India in 2017. See the News

Indian Connection with Madame Tussauds :ย 

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Indian Bollywood Stars In Madame Tussauds

Former Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi was first Indian to have first statue in Madame Tussauds. Amitabh Bachchan was the first Indian Bollywood star in Madame Tussauds London in 2000 since than Madame Tussauds has been taken a big attention from India. Now so many celebrities Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Kreena Kapoor Khan, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Katrina Kaif and Sachin Tendulkar have their statues in Madame Tussauds. Latest movie of Shahrukh Khan ‘Fan’ was first Indian movie to shoot inside the Madame Tussauds.

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum To Open In Delhi
Sachin Tendulkar

These many sculpture of Bollywood stars play a vital role for Indian to attract to Madame Tussuads. A big footfall of the Indians to Worldwide Madame Tussauds Museum and result is here now finally India going to have its own Madame Tussauds Museum in New Delhi at Regal Cinema Connaught Place.

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Madhurima Maiti

Madame Tussaud has been a wonderland ever since I came to know about it years back. I am not fortunate till now to visit it either. But good news is now I can travel to Madame Tussaud in my own country! Thank you for this post. It has upped the level of excitement.

Give a visit to my travel blog if you might.


I went to Madame Tussauds in England when I was a child. It was a very strange experience! Do you expect it will be popular when it opens?

    Danish Akhtar

    Hi Jessica, Madame Tussauds is quite popular in Indian people. i work as a travel consultant and so many people ask me to add Madame Tussauds Museum to itinerary.


Thats a great piece of news, thanks for sharing! One more thing to add to our delhi guide ๐Ÿ™‚


Wax museums scare the bedazzles out of me!! Have you ever been to one?

    Danish Akhtar

    Hi Joaquim, still i have not been to any Wax Museum, but i would surely visit this one in Delhi.


Hmmm, I usually avoid the touristy museums because they cost an arm and a leg, but maybe I’ll make an exception! I’m actually heading to India soon, so I may add it to my list!

Sanne - Spend Life Traveling

This is great. I am sure it will attract a good crowd in Delhi!

Oi Meira

Oh My! Indonesia even doesn’t have wax museum! Haha! I’m happy to hear they will open it in India. If I go there, I really want to take a picture with all the Bollywood stars ๐Ÿ™‚

    Danish Akhtar

    ya we are so happy to have it here…


Never been to madame Tussauds museums. Although can recognized the amazing work involved never fueled attracted to it.


Madame Tussauds is a remarkable place. Have visited the one in Hong Kong. Great to know that this wonderland of wax is going to open in Delhi. Hope to visit as soon as it opens.

    Danish Akhtar

    ya we are also glad for that…

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