Shanghai Madame Tussauds Wax Museum is located in the Nanjing West Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China. It is the No.6 Madame Tussauds wax figure attraction in the world. The other five are in London, Amsterdam, New York, Hong Kong and Las Vegas. The Madame Tussauds have 200 years of experience in wax figures making, using the most advanced materials and high-tech, with a realistic approach to create. Here you can have a business meetings with “Bill Gates”; you can have direct contact with the kung fu king, Bruce Lee; you can also take a intimate photo with “Jackie”, “Nicholas”, “Brad Pitt “,” Audrey Hepburn “,” David Beckham “,” Arnold Schwarzenegger “and other big stars.
Shanghai Madame Tussauds opened in May 2006. It heritages 200 years of the essence Madame Tussauds, showing vivid celebrities’ wax so that visitors have the opportunity to interact with the hero up close. The museum has nine theme exhibitions, including Glamour, Behind the Scenes, Celebrities, Music, Film, Speed, Sports Pepsi Studio and Love Room and more than 80 wax figures inside. It is the world’s most technologically advanced attraction with interactive features that allow guests to do the things that famous people do.
The Scream exhibition in Madame Tussauds Shanghai is the world’s largest permanent interactive thriller districts. When you walk into the dark thrilling Madame Tussauds interactive areas, you will feel shiver and unprecedented heartbeat! Strange wax, live actors and dark environment create a thrilling Shanghai Madame Tussauds.
Introduce of Madam Tussaud
Madame (1761-1850), formerly knew as Mary Grau Schulz, was born in Strasbourg, France. Madame was a distinguished French artist famous for manufacturing the wax figures. She was brought up with a doctor, Dr. Philip Cortez, to learn wax production skills. The wax figure of the French writer, Voltaire’s, is her best-known production. In 1835, when she was 74 years old, she established a permanent exhibition hall in London Baker Street.
Madame Voltaire created her first wax figure for Voltaire’s in 1777. And she also produced waxes for other famous people in that period of time, including Rousseau, Benjamin Franklin and so on. During the French Revolution, she was forced to make face models for those beheaded bodies. In 1802, Madame was in London, and later the British and French war sake that she could not return to France. Then Madame explored the Great Britain and Ireland with her waxworks. In 1835, she established the first permanent exhibition in London, Baker Street. One of the main attractions in Madame Tussauds is the Chamber of Horrors. This part of the exhibition included victims of the French Revolution, variety of killers and criminal’s image in the new system.
How to Get There
• By Subway: Madame Tussauds Shanghai is located in New World City in Nanjing West Road, 1 minute walk from People’s square metro station. People’s Square subway station can take Metro Line 1, Line 2 and Line 8.
• By Bus: You can take the following buses to get there: NO.18, NO.20, NO.37, NO.46, NO.167, NO.518, NO.537, NO.930 and NO.952 and so on.