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6 Things You Might Not Know About Madame Tussauds

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3.      All figures are made 2% larger than the person really is

During the procedure, all wax figures are made 2% larger than the actual person as this is how much they’re predicted to melt during the entire 6-month process. Although, some celebs may request to be made a little larger than 2%.


4.      Madame Tussauds now features Vloggers

You can now step into the ‘Vlogsphere’ of the digital age in Zoe Sugg and Alfie Deyes’ bedroom and sit beside them where they frequently blog from. Zoe and Alfie were very involved in the creation of their wax figures and so were their fans, from choosing Zoe’s lipstick colour to Alfie’s t-shirt, fans voted through polls to help create their likenesses.



5.      The first overseas branch of Madame Tussauds is in Amsterdam and opened in 1970

After popular demand, there are now 21 Madame Tussauds worldwide, with six based in the USA, and museums in Beijing, Tokyo and Australia. But London still remains Madame Tussauds biggest museum.

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6.     There’s no apostrophe in Madame Tussauds

A common mistake by many people is adding an apostrophe into Madame Tussaud’s. The grammar geek inside you may believe Madame Tussauds is wrong, but it’s actually not. The reason behind this is down to Merlin Entertainment Group, who decided that since Madame Tussaud no longer owns the franchise, there is no need to have a possessive-indicating apostrophe.

Madame Tussauds is located close to Grange Langham Court Hotel

Madame Tussauds is only a short 20-minute journey from Grange Langham Court Hotel. So, if you’re making a trip of your museum visit come and enjoy a boutique feel at our charming 4* star nestled within London’s West End. With various offers available all year round, you can save up to 12% on your accommodation and enjoy complimentary breakfast when booking 30 days in advance.

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