Do you heard about the famous Madame Tussauds? Now, it has branch in Hong Kong, which is a museum exhibiting the wax likenesses of world famous people. Madame Tussaud (1761-1850) is the founder of this museum, which was an outstanding artist in France, well known all over the world for her lifelike wax products. The headquarters of Madame Tussauds museum is in London. Madame Tussauds Hong Kong is located at Peak Tower on Victoria Peak and opened to the public in 2000. This was the first Madame Tussauds in Asia and there are more than 100 wax figures of celebrities displayed. Since its opening, it has drawn the attention of numerous visitors to have a look at these lifelike wax products. Therefore, the tickets for Madame Tussauds are very popular.
In order to make the museum more comfortable to visit, Madame Tussauds Hong Kong closed for extensions and reopened in March, 2006. The extension cost 20 million HK dollars. The renovations brought a wonderful new appearance and provided more audio enjoyment and interactive activities for you. In a word, you can enjoy the good environment and service here.
The wax museum is consisted of a number of exhibition areas. Five of them are: The Champions. In Hong Kong Glamour, Hong Kong Glamour, Music Icons, Historical and National Heroes and World Premiere. You can see Hollywood A-list stars and be invited to mingle with celebrities, or you can wear fashionable clothes and have your photo taken with the world's most famous couple, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt if you like. If you want to get on stage and sing a song with your favorite musical stars, it will meet your hope. You can go to Music Icons because musical stars from 1960s to today are all here; Elvis Presley, Teresa Teng Ley, Anita Mui are all available. In the Historical and National Heroes, you can dress up as one of the important members of the royal family of Britain, such as the former President Bush and give a speech to the public, or stand alongside President Hu Jintao. World Premiere provides a stage for you to perform in part of a film with Hollywood actors and actress. You can take as many photos as you want with so many world famous people. You can go to the Champions exhibit and stand on the Prize-awarding platform to experience as Liu Xiang the exciting moment in accepting the Gold medal.
Among all the exhibit rooms in the world, it is the Chamber of Horrors of Madame Tussauds most popular. In Madame Tussauds Hong Kong, you can experience similar experience in Scream. Notorious villains, the most dangerous criminals and killers will challenge your courage with each step forward in the darkened room which is full of hidden corridors and horrible screams. Seeing the sinister faces, you cannot help trembling with fear. After this exciting travel, a full range of exciting souvenirs including small wax figures, hands and glass cubes will draw your attention.
Opening Hours: 10:00-22:00 (Lat addmission to enter is at 21:45)
Admission Fee: HKD160/HKD90
Ticket Packages: Museum Admission Fee + Peak Tram
180HKD/90HKD, HKD170/HKD85 (round trip Peak Tram)
Museum Admission Fee + Sky Terrace + Peak Tram
HKD200/HKD100, HKD190/HKD95 (round trip Peak Tram)
Notes: Price after '/' is for 3-11 years old children and senior people 65 and above
Take the Mass Transit Railway to Central Station and then Bus 15C to the Peak Tram Station or Bus 15 to the top of Victoria Peak
1. Children under 12 are allowed into the museum only if accompanied by an adult.
2. No food is allowed in the museum.
3. Professional photographers are provided to take photos for visitors with the wax figures.