Madame Tussauds Amsterdam is a must-visit if you want to add a touch of glitz to your vacation in the Dutch city.
You can observe centuries-old waxwork techniques and rub shoulders with world leaders, royal families, politicians, movie stars, athletes, and more at Amsterdam’s wax museum.
It’s a terrific opportunity to take a lot of photos with celebrities, and kids and teenagers enjoy taking selfies with superstars.
In this article, we share everything you must know before buying Madame Tussauds Amsterdam tickets.
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What to expect at Madame Tussauds
At Amsterdam’s Madame Tussauds you can see more than eighty celebrity wax figures.
The wax museum in the Dutch capital has many zones – Royals, A-List, Marvel’s Avengers, Music, Fashion, Sports and World Leaders.
The most popular among visitors are Zayn Malik, Rico Verhoeven, Barack Obama, Beyonce, The Hulk, Dua Lipa, Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Justin Bieber, and Ariana Grande.
Madame Tussauds in Amsterdam has just been updated and outfitted with cutting-edge multimedia technology.
Madame Tussauds Amsterdam tickets
Why buying online is better
Tourists can buy Madame Tussauds tickets at the venue or book them online in advance.
We recommend you purchase your tickets for Amsterdam’s wax museum online because that offers a better experience.
When you buy your tickets in advance, you save €3 per ticket and save time because you don’t wait in ticket lines.
How online tickets work
While booking Madame Tussauds Amsterdam tickets online, visitors must select their preferred time and date of visit.
The tickets get emailed to your ID, and you don’t need to take any printouts.
On the day of your visit, you can show the ticket you received on your smartphone and enter the museum.
Tickets for Madame Tussauds Amsterdam cost €21.50 for all visitors older than 16 years.
Kids between three to 15 years pay a discounted price of €17.50.
Seniors and students don’t get any discounts at the wax museum.
If you decide to purchase your tickets at the venue, you will pay more – €24.50 for adults and €20.50 for kids.
Kids two years and younger don’t need tickets.
How to reach the wax museum
Madame Tussauds is located in Amsterdam’s Dam Square (between the Kalverstraat and the Rokin), and its address is Dam 20, 1012 NP, Amsterdam. Get Directions
If you come by tube, you must get off at Rokin.
Amsterdam Central Station is just ten minutes from the wax museum.
If you board Tram Number 2, 11, 12, 13, 17, you must get down at Magna Plaza/Dam stop, and if you get into Tram Numbers Tram 4, 14, 24, get down at Bijenkorf/Dam stop.
From both stops, Madame Tussauds is only three minute walk.
If you are driving to the attraction, you can park your car at Bijenkorf car park or Rokin car park.
Madame Tussauds in Amsterdam opens either at 9.30 am or 10 am and closes either at 4.30 pm, 6 pm, or 7.30 pm.
The Amsterdam wax museum’s timings vary throughout the year, so visiting them between 10 am, and 4 pm is the safest bet.
The last entry is 90 minutes before the museum closes for the day.
Best time to visit Madame Tussauds
The best time to visit Madame Tussauds Amsterdam is as soon as they open at 10 am or between 2 pm and 3 pm.
Since it usually takes around 90 minutes to explore the attraction, even if you start at 2 pm, you will be done before the Wax Museum closes.
Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday are the least crowded days.
How long does it take
Most visitors take 90 minutes to explore Madame Tussauds Amsterdam.
Since it is a self-guided tour, your visit duration depends on the time you spend at the exhibits, the selfies you take, and how busy the attraction is on the day of your visit.
You can skip the long ticket counter lines and save time buying your tickets online.
The wax museum is a self-paced walk-through attraction, so there is no time restriction for your visit.
Madame Tussauds + Amsterdam Dungeon
The Amsterdam Dungeon is two minutes’ walk from Madame Tussauds, which is why many tourists prefer to combine them on the same day.
Visitors learn about 500 years of dark Dutch history at the spooky underground vaults.
Besides meeting witches, judges, torturers, and seeing torture chambers, haunted houses, and witch trials, you will also laugh and scream a lot.
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