Wax figures with oil paint cosmetics are found in the hundreds at Madame Tussauds wax museum in London. It’s their lifelike appearances that make them so fascinating to millions of tourists. The collection was originally started by Madame Tussaud of London in 1835 and includes a wide range of well-known, important and famous characters. The wax figures are sculpted by professional artists using photographs and over 250 carefully taken measurements. When staying in a discount hotel near the museum created by Madame Tussaud of London, you will be able to quickly access this famed museum on Marylebone Road. The London Planetarium is next door to Madame Tussauds.
The wax museum has celebrity, political, historical, infamous, and sports wax figures. Visitors can view figures of Michael Jackson, the Queen of England, Tony Blair, Kate Moss, Charles Dickens, Nicole Kidman and hundreds of others. New wax models are always in the works and the displays are regularly changed. In a budget hotel in London near the museum of Madame Tussaud of London, you can walk to the museum and see the highlights that draw so many visitors. The Chamber of Horrors recreates gruesome scenes such as a Jack the Ripper murder and a French Revolution beheading. The Grand Hall is a delightful collection of people from all walks of life. The Spirit of London exhibit has city scenes spanning 400 years.