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History of Madame Tussauds
Site - including on-line ticket purchase to avoid the queues!
MARYLEBONE ROAD, LONDON NW1
Phone: 0171 935 6861
Underground: Baker Street Station (Metropolitan, Circle, Jubilee,
Bakerloo and Hammersmith & City Lines)
Tussaud's is an absolute must for all visitors to London- children
and adults alike.
life-like wax models of many famous and infamous characters are a
The Chamber of Horrors - . A spooky reconstruction of one of the
streets of London stalked by Jack the Ripper forms the centerpiece
of the exhibition. One of his six victims - Catherine Eddowes -
lies in a pool of blood. Other scenes show mass murderers
including John Christie, Dr Crippen, John George Haigh, Gary
Gilmore, and Charles Manson.
theme ride, which cost ten million pounds to complete, uses
robotics to bring characters to life, recreating the sights,
sounds and even smells of over 400 years of London's history.
Visitors climb into a 'Time Taxi' and are transported on a
historical journey to join Shakespeare working on a play, Queen
Elizabeth in her court, and even craftsmen working on St Paul's
Cathedral. The atmosphere of the Blitz, the Swinging Sixties and
present-day London are all portrayed in this exciting ride.