SO I performed in front of Simon Cowell, posed on stage with Taylor Swift and took pictures with various Hollywood stars, all within the span of one day. You can too, at Madame Tussauds Hollywood! 

I’ve been to the original MT in London and really enjoyed the experience. It’s amazing how they can create such life-like figures – down to chipped nails and intricate skin folds and wrinkles!

Since we’re in Hollywood, the MT here features stars from both past and present.

Enough rambling though: it’s picture time!

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Simon seemed unimpressed…

The place spanned across several floors and was divided into themed sections, including ‘Westerns’, ‘Action Heroes’, ‘Pop Icons’ and such. The figures were realistic looking, but I couldn’t help but wonder why most of them were made so tall. Are these life-sized? I must be a midget then.

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E’s armpit fetish..

I think wax museums are a great way for families and young children (and the young at heart!) to come up with fun and creative ways to take pictures. 🙂

 

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Stop harassing the poor wax woman, you…

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Staring down James Dean. How many of you can claim to have looked him in the eye and lived to tell the tale?

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Elizabeth Taylor as Cleopatra. I think she was one of the most stunningly beautiful Hollywood actresses of all time.

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‘Excuse me but you seem to have a hobbit under your cloak, sir”

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Slinging it out with Rocky Balboa

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Why do I get the feeling that he’d make an iron-fist director?

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ET go home

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Skating like a Pro

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Getting a kick to the face by Bruce Lee.

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We’ll rule the world, Jack… or is it Tony?

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We spent a good few hours in the museum. I think it was worth the ticket price as there were many nice wax figures to take pictures with and interactive props. Although the original is always the best – the one in London had a huge 4D movie theatre, mechanical rides and even a horror house (!); but I think Madame Tussauds Hollywood is a pretty good place to visit as well. One of the must go to museums in Hollywood! 🙂

MADAME TUSSAUDS HOLLYWOOD

6933 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028, United States

Tel: +1 323-798-1670

Opening hours: Mon, Thurs & Fri: 10am – 7pm, Tues – Weds: 10am – 6pm, Weekends: 10am – 8pm.

Ticket entry (Adults): 20.99$

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Went star spotting again. Chuck Norris!

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We passed by the Roosevelt Hotel, a very old hotel in the Hollywood district. Officiated in 1927, it is purported to be haunted by several celebrity spirits, including Marilyn Monroe and Errol Flynn. It seems that even after death, they can’t let go of Hollywood.