Madame Tussauds, a chain of wax museums which showcase Wax Sculpture of famous A-List celebrity, historical figures who are notably famous in their work are displayed at their museum. Operated by Merlin Entertainment, Madame Tussauds has their Museums’ in all over the world and has over 20+ museums as such in Asia, Oceania, Europe and North America region. Opened in the year 2014, Madame Tussauds Singapore is one of 7 museums opened in Asia region.
Madame Tussauds, Singapore is located at Imbiah Lookout of Sentosa Island has various notable wax structure of Lee Kuan Yew (Former Prime Minister of Singapore), Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi, Barack Obama and many more in world leader category, In sports they have wax figures of Cristiano Ronaldo, Sachin Tendulkar, Muhammad Ali, Lewis Hamilton etc In Film category they have Daniel Craig, Tom Cruise, Marilyn Monroe, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Lee etc. In music category they have Elvis Presley, Beyonce, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift etc and Having hosted IIFA awards in Singapore, Madame Tussauds has dedicated IIFA Award Experience wax statues of Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Anushka Sharma etc. With over 60 wax figures this place is where you can click a photograph with your favourite celebrity.
The museum consists of 8 exhibits: Spirit of Singapore (Boat Ride), exhibits of History and Leaders, Sports, Behind the Scenes, Film, Music and A-List party. Spirit of Singapore is a boat ride is 1 giant ride which showcases Past and Present of Singapore. This ride showcase exhibits as Singapore Harbour, WWII, Modern Singapore and Spirit of Singapore. Here you can notice how Singapore was at the beginning before world war II, how the country faced the world war and how it prospered after world war. This gives a glimpse of how Singapore Developed despite it facing one of deadliest war.
After Spirit of Singapore, there is Gallery where you will see exhibits of History and Leaders, the architecture at this gallery is based on the theme where for History you notice the buildings of past with historical world leaders to the buildings of the present. There is a touch screen to find out more of the greatest people in History. Soon after Histories and Leaders, we would enter the world of Sports where there are exhibits of Muhammad Ali, Sachin Tendulkar, Cristiano Ronaldo etc. There are virtual basketball hoop and a game of virtual mini golf where you can have a VR game experience of playing the sports. There is also VR experience of Formula 1 where you would be zipping in an F1 Car simulator.
Soon after Sports exhibits, we would enter a gallery of Media and Celebrities where you would notice many International Celebrities and you can click a picture with your favourite celebrity. There is an in house photography area where once you press a yellow button on the desk board you can take a picture with Television Queen Oprah Winfrey. You can collect the image with Madame Tussauds frame later by paying. Up next would be Music where you would enter the gallery accompanied by music and this makes an impression of being in a night club. Here you can notice wax figures of Michael Jackson, Madonna and other Asian musicians.
Last but not the least we would enter Film Section where you would notice wax figures of Jackie Chan, Jet Li etc There is an interactive figure of E.T where you can ride a bicycle with an alien. The area is continued to A-List stars who include Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Nicole Kidman, Zoey Tay etc. As part of the IIFA Award experience, you would see wax figures of famous Bollywood Celebrities where you can click a photo or two. Madame Tussauds also have Marvel Inspired Wax figures of Spider-man, Iron man and Thor where it is a 4D experience where it is adventurous and should not be missed.
The fun part of Madame Tussauds is there is Behind the Scene gallery of wax making where they showcase how wax sculptures are made in detail. There is a live wax making model of your hand option available which is priced at 12SGD where you need to dip your hand in warm water and wax simultaneously to create a wax model of your hand. This experience will be amazing as you will learn how tedious it is to create a sculpture.
In the end, we would be entering a souvenir shop where you can purchase your favourite souvenir which you like and you will remember a visit to the museum. The Museum is open from 10:00 – 18:00 on weekdays and from 10:00 – 19:30hrs on weekends. Ticket price costs 32SGD for children and SGD48 for Adults which includes Spirit of Singapore Boat ride, Images of Singapore LIVE, Marvel 4D Experience.