Madame Tussauds New York

There’s so much to see and do at Madame Tussauds!  Get up close and personal with over 220 life-like wax figures of the biggest stars and icons in entertainment, sports and history. From Marilyn to Madonna to Gaga, there is a star for every generation. Experience the magic of our Cinema 4D theatre, delivering 3D technology with the latest in 4D special effects! Scare yourself silly with the dark side of Madame Tussauds in SCREAM, our live-actor filled experience, and celebrate New York’s greatest icons in The Spirit of New York!  Located in the heart of Times Square, no visit to NYC is complete until you’ve experienced the world famous Madame Tussauds.


  • Experience the New Marvel Super Heroes 4D Cinema

  • The Only Location in New York City where you can pose with Royalty!

  • Madame Tussauds is the best place to visit for groups of ALL ages!

    School Groups - Camp Groups - Scout Groups

Madame Tussauds New York


234 W. 42nd Street

New York, NY 10036

P. 866-841-3505 General Inquires

P. 866-841-3660 Group Sales

P. 212-512-9600 EXT 226 Special Events

F. 212-719-9442

W. Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds New York Map

Madame Tussauds New York Hours of Operation

Open 365 days a year

Sunday – Thursday: 10am – 8pm (last ticket sold at 8 PM)

Friday & Saturday: 10am – 10pm (last ticket sold at 10 PM)

Summer Hours – Memorial Day  to Labor Day

Sunday- Saturday: 10 AM–10 PM (last guest ticket sold at 10 PM)

Madame Tussauds New York Tickets

Individual Tickets May be Purchased on location or Online at Madame Tussauds New York

Discounted Group Rates Available by calling Group Sales at 1.866.841.3660 (M-F 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM)

Madame Tussauds Free Mobile App Now Available!

Get the app

Get the world of celebrity glitz and glamour right at your fingertips with the FREE interactive Madame Tussauds iPhone® app. Featuring content from all of our 12 locations worldwide, the app is packed full of useful information and interactive fun – all within its colourful, easy to use design. As well as using it to buy tickets, get directions and opening times, there are fun tools to keep you and your friends entertained. In the Madame Tussauds New York section, you can find out more about our latest figures, including Denzel Washington, Justin Bieber and more.

The app also takes you through the different Zones we have and tells you more about what you can see in each of them. Find out more about our lifelike figures, play games and quizzes, add customized frames to your visit photos and share the magic of your visit to Madame Tussauds with your friends. This app brings the unique 250 year old Madame Tussauds celebrity experience into the world of touch screen smartphones.

Key features of the app:

  • Visitor information – plan your visit
  • Exclusive app offers
  • Frame your picture with the stars
  • Find out what’s new
  • Games, quizzes and social media

Teaching Resources

Need help preparing your class for their visit to Madame Tussauds?

We understand that there is a lot of planning involved in bringing a whole school class to Madame Tussauds and that’s why we are here to help. Lesson Plans and Teacher Resource available below!

Here are some resources that can help you make your visit more interesting.

The Life of Marie Tussaud



Explore Madame Tussauds New York


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Madame Tussauds for Groups

Madame Tussauds New York for Groups

Madame Tussauds is the best place to visit for School – Camp – Scout – College groups of ALL ages!

Have your students travel into time as they are able to see and touch prominent figures in history.

With over 225 figures, Madame Tussauds New York provides visitors with an entertaining and educational opportunity to experience the world’s most fascinating celebrities, influential world leaders, historical figures and sports icons.

With a number of interactive experiences such as our Marvel 4D Film and ExperienceSpirit of New YorkSports ZoneScream! a live-actor haunted experience, and much more, this is one New York destination you must see!

Combine learning and fun

Madame Tussauds is dedicated to the meticulous art of sculpting and working with wax to create life-size, three dimensional figures of the most popular celebrities from the worlds of film, television, music, politics, history, sports and the arts from yesterday and today. Have your students travel into time as they are able to see and touch prominent figures in history.

Take advantage of our FREE Teaching Resources.

Groups of 15 or more receive great discounts year- round!

With a group minimum of 15, take advantage of our discounted student group rates.

Book Your School Group Now!

Get 1 FREE Ticket for every 20 paid tickets!

Group Booking Request Form

Want more? Our intimate Educational Workshops will give your students the chance to discuss with a Madame Tussauds representative the art of creating our life-like wax figures or our business and marketing strategies.

Educational Workshops

Our Educational Workshops allow your students to immerse themselves in the amazing world of Madame Tussauds. Usually offered to groups between 9:00am to 10.00am, our workshops include a 45-minute interactive presentation in our state of the art Cinema 4D theater, giving your groups a once in a lifetime experience in one of the most renowned wax attractions in the world.

General Information

Duration of visit with seminar: 2½- 3 hours

Cost: Additional $5.00 per person

Availability: Monday through Friday 9:00am to 10:00am (based on availability) to groups of 20 to 135 people (Small groups may be accommodated during weekdays based upon availability).

What the Workshop Includes:

  • See if you can tell who is real in our game of “Real or Wax”.
  • A brief history on Marie Grosholtz Tussaud dating back to the French Revolution.
  • A presentation done by a key member of our staff on the specific subject area.
  • Question & Answer Session.

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Cinema 4D Theatre at Madame Tussauds (Above)

Available Workshops:

Studio Secrets

Making of a wax figure

Since the studios where the sculptors work are not open to the public, few people know how our exquisite figures are created.

Over the years, hundreds of celebrities have made their way through Madame Tussauds’ “Stage Door” to the sittings studio, built specially to ensure privacy and confidentiality. Our Studio Secrets Seminar takes you behind the closed doors into a Studio Sitting. Learn about this fascinating process, from the private sitting with the celebrity subject, hundreds of precise measurements, photographs to the impeccable craftsmanship and dedication to artistic perfection.

The Studio Secrets Workshop is the perfect introduction to a Madame Tussauds visit and can be tailored to younger students or adults.

Explore the Exhibits at Madame Tussauds

Marvel Super Heroes 4D

Marvel Super Heroes 4D Experience

Step inside the top secret command center to unlock your powers alongside the Hulk, Spider Man and more. Pass their tests and advance to the thrilling finale, the Marvel Super Heroes Cinema 4D Experience.

Unlock your powers!

The Spirit of New York

The Spirit of New York

Experience The Spirit of New York, celebrating New York’s greatest icons and unforgettable moments. From classic movie scenes to moments that lifted spirits and shook history, immerse yourself in everything that is New York.

Begin your journey…

Sports Zone

Sports Zone!

Take your spot on the court, challenge a friend to a friendly game of tennis, box with Evander, and stand on the sidelines with Eli! Don’t miss our interactive sports experience!

Step up to bat!

B&H TV Studio

Step inside the shoes of a news anchor in the B&H TV Studio Experience as wax figures of award-winning journalists look on. Find out more

Opening Night Party

Snap! Flash! Get past the sea of cameras and make a grand entrance to the star studded Opening Night Party. Get the latest gossip from the rich and famous. Be careful not to get caught in the tabloids, the paparazzi are relentless!

Make Your Grand Entrance Here!

Music Room

Music Room at Madame Tussauds New York

Behind the velvet ropes of the VIP Club, you are transported inside New York City’s hottest nightclub. No tough security or pretentious doorman, just mention that you are on Gaga’s list.

Go Behind The Velvet Ropes!

Pop Culture

Pop Culture at Madame Tussauds New York

Time travel may not be possible, but you can dive into a chronological journey showcasing cultural influences through the decades. Meet some of the world’s greatest sports and entertainment icons.

Travel Through The Years!


SCREAM Live at Madame Tussauds New York

Looks like you made a wrong turn. It’s really dark here. Follow the light and you’ll be safe, right? You are deep within the mirror maze, where your fears will be unearthed. SCREAM!

Enter if you dare!


Gallery at Madame Tussauds New York

The world’s most historical summit has begun and the greatest thinkers, artists and leaders await your arrival. Before you rewrite history, take a few moments to rub elbows with our historical guests.

Make History!

Bollywood Zone

Strike a pose with some of Bollywood’s best loved stars. Some of the biggest names in Indian cinema can be found right here!

Find Out More

Special Events & Birthday Parties

Fun, Unique, Memorable!

The world renowned Madame Tussauds is the perfect place for your event! If you want your guests to walk away with an exceptional experience unlike any other look no further than Madame Tussauds.

With a wide range of venue options, we have set the stage for creating the most dramatic backdrop for your event. Whether it’s an exclusive attraction buyout for up to 1,200 or an intimate gathering for 10 specially invited guests, let us entertain you.

With 85,000 square feet of venue space, over 200 figures to meet AND located in the “heart” of Time Square within walking distance to all Broadway theaters and major subway lines; there’s nowhere else like it in New York! Unique and interactive, constantly changing and always forward thinking so no two events are ever the same.

  • Day Trips
  • Pre and Post Theatre Events
  • Movie Screenings
  • Birthday Celebrations
  • Scavangers Hunts
  • Team Building
  • Reunions

Pop Culture DinnerViewing Gallery

Book Your Birthday at Madame Tussauds New York!

Celebrate your birthday in style among some of the world’s biggest celebrities and icons! Madame Tussauds is the perfect spot for all ages!

Your All Access Birthday Pass includes:

Self-guided tour of our attraction including over 225 wax figures.

Entrance to SCREAM – Our live interactive scare experience!

Marvel 4D Super Heroes Film and Experience, a multi-level experience featuring the wax likeness of The Hulk, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Captain America, and Thor ending in the Marvel 4D Film – an amazing 3D short film with thrilling special effects!

$5.00 Voucher to Be Used in our Concessions, It’Sugar candy or in our Gift Shop!

Make your birthday party even more special with our additional options:

  • Colored Wax Hand
  • Souvenir 8×6 Photo
  • Guide Book
  • Personal Photographer

Reservation Forms

Child Birthday Party Form

Adult Birthday Party Form

3 Easy Ways to Book!

  1. Fax a completed Birthday Party Form to 212.719.9442
  2. Contact Group Sales toll-free at 1.866.841.3660 or
  3. Email your request to

Private Birthday Parties!

Are you looking for a more intimate birthday setting at Madame Tussauds New York?

Please call 212-512-9600 x226 for additional information.

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  • KingofThrones

    Whoa. I love the map of the location on top! VERY COOL!

  • Amy

    Yeah. That is pretty cool! Its a nice feature of the location

  • sam

    oh man i love this place !! the 4d theater was crazy realistic, i felt like i was really there… and i even felt lioke i was really meeting the real angelinie jolie <.<… wow looks they addeds some new stuff, awesome im going this sat !! ..

    • shayna

      oh Yeah!!!, that 4d theater is really impressive.. it feels like you right there on the battle field with the greatest superheroes in the world !! ^.^

  • harry

    Great place !!! Really realistic statues

  • jamie

    LOVE IT !!!!! :3.

  • marianne

    some of these statues are soo damn real !!! >.<… i really wish Leonardo di caprio was….. still i would love to take that mannequin home haha

  • BonBooBoo

    I can not even begin to tell you how much fun I had. I was completely amazed every second my eyes were open.

  • debbienyc

    It’s so realistic. I can not get over it !

  • sherry

    i have been here like a bazilion times, lol, well more like 10 times and i never get tired of this place. they always update with new actors, with different poses and now a 4d theater of the avengers.. if you saw the avengers movie than this place is a must go for the avengers 4d theater