If you want to add glamour to your vacation in the Turkish capital, look no further than Madame Tussauds Istanbul.
At Istanbul’s wax Museum, you see centuries-old waxwork techniques and rub shoulders with world leaders, royal families, politicians, movie stars, sportspersons, etc.
It is a fantastic opportunity to take lots of photos with celebrities, and kids and teenagers love the chance to snap selfies with stars.
Madame Tussauds in Istanbul is not only a museum but a place to turn your dreams of meeting your idols into reality.
This article shares everything you must know before buying your Madame Tussauds Istanbul tickets.
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What to expect at Madame Tussauds
You can meet the real-life wax models of more than 70 famous Ottoman, Turkish and international figures at Madame Tussauds in Istanbul.
These wax statues are exhibited in different zones, and you get to see your favorite singers, actors, politicians, sportspersons, historical figures, etc.
Madame Tussauds wax museum in Istanbul opens at 11 am and closes at 8 pm throughout the week.
The last entry is always an hour before closing.
Best time to visit
Madame Tussauds Museum in Istanbul gets crowded on weekends and school holidays.
It is best to visit the wax museum on a weekday at 11 am.
If you prefer quiet museums or would like fewer crowds, the best time to visit Madame Tussauds is from January to March and from September to November.
How long does it take
Guests usually spend about 60 minutes exploring the exhibits at Istanbul’s Madame Tussauds.
Since it is a self-guided tour, the duration of your visit depends on the time you spend at each exhibit and how crowded it is that day.
Madame Tussauds tickets don’t have a time limit. Once inside, you can stay for as long as you want.
Madame Tussauds Istanbul tickets
Tourists can buy tickets at the venue on the day of their visit or book them online.
When you buy your tickets online, you get a guaranteed entry and avoid wasting time at the counter lines.
Online Madame Tussauds tickets are also 10% cheaper than the tickets sold at the venue.
How online tickets work
You choose your visit date when booking your Madame Tussauds Istanbul tickets online.
Immediately after purchase, you will get a confirmation email.
There is no need for printouts.
You can show the confirmation email on your phone and enter the museum on the day of the visit.
These tickets are valid for the date selected, but you can enter any time.
If your plan changes, you can reschedule your tickets online.
Adult ticket (18+ years): €13.00
Child ticket (3 to 17 years): €10.50
Infant ticket: (up to 2 years): Free Entry
*Reduced tickets for students with a valid student ID is available onsite.
What to see at Madame Tussauds Istanbul
Tussauds in the Turkish capital offers various zones where you can meet your idols.
Guests love to walk through these zones, clicking pictures with their favorite stars.
Groove with Murat Boz, Madonna, Muslim Gurses, etc.
Be the star with stars from famous movies.
Meet MEAT from E.T., pose with Spiderman, and take pictures with Marilyn Monroe.
Play sports with your favorite sportsperson.
Box with Mohammad Ali, meet Arda Turan or play tennis with Raphael Nadal.
Join the backstage VIP party! Enjoy a drink with Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, and Kerem Burcin.
History & Leaders
Meet the beloved and influential leaders throughout history!
How to reach the museum
Madame Tussauds Istanbul is located near the World Famous Taksim Square, within the Grand Pera building on Istiklal Street.
Its address is Hüseyinağa, Grand Pera AVM, İstiklal street, 34440 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey. Get Directions
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