Madame Tussauds London – tickets, prices, what to expect


Founded over 200 years ago by the skilled wax sculptor, Marie Tussaud, Madame Tussauds London offers visitors an immersive experience, allowing them to rub shoulders with lifelike wax figures of celebrities, historical figures, and even infamous characters.

Situated in the heart of London, Madame Tussauds is home to a vast collection of incredibly realistic wax figures, from royalty and A-list celebrities to influential leaders and sports stars.

Younger kids and teenagers love the opportunity to click selfies with 250+ famous life-like wax figures from all walks of life.

This article shares everything you must know before booking your tickets to Madame Tussauds London.

Madame Tussauds London 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.

The average waiting time at Madame Tussauds’ ticket counter is one hour, which can even go up to two hours during peak times. 

Online Madame Tussauds tickets are more than 10% cheaper than the tickets sold at the venue.

How online tickets work

Audrey Hepburn at Madam Tussauds

You choose your time and date of the visit while booking your London Madame Tussauds 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 selected date, but you can enter the museum anytime. 

If your plan changes, you can reschedule your tickets online.

Kids two years and younger get in free, but you must select a free ticket for them during the booking process.

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Madame Tussauds ticket price

A Madame Tussauds London ticket costs £33.50 for all visitors aged 16 years and above if booked in advance. The same ticket is priced at £37 for adults on peak days.

On the day of your visit, the regular Madame Tussauds entry ticket for an adult costs £47 per person.

When you book Madame Tussauds tickets at least 24 hours before your visit, you save £10 or more per person on the ticket cost.

Lean dayPeak daySame day
Adults (16+ yrs)£33.50£37£47
Child (2 to 15 yrs)£30£33£42.50
Infants (less than 2)FreeFreeFree

Madame Tussauds London discount

Royal family at Madame Tussauds London

London Madame Tussauds offers discounted tickets to children up to 15 years of age – kids aged 3 to 15 get more than £3 discount on advance tickets, while infants can enter for free.

However, the most significant ticket discount at Madame Tussauds is available when you buy tickets in advance.

Ticket inclusions

All tickets include access to the below-given special experiences at the wax museum.

  • Star Wars Experience
  • Marvel Super Heroes 4D Cinema
  • Spirit of London ride
  • The Skull Island
  • The Glow Room
  • Alien Escape

Madam Tussauds & London Eye tickets

Madam Tussauds & London Eye tickets are a great way to save money.

It an economical choice for families, groups, and individual travelers looking to maximize their London experience because it helps save £20 per person.

When you buy the tickets individually, the Madame Tussauds ticket costs £35, and the London Eye ticket is priced at £45 – a total of £80.

However, the combo ticket costs only £60.

The time and date you select while buying this combo ticket is the time of visit to the London Eye. After that you have 90 days to visit the wax museum.

Tickets for Tussauds, London Eye & SEA LIFE

This is an exclusive pass that grants you access to three of the city’s most iconic attractions.

With one ticket, immerse yourself in the world-famous Madame Tussauds, enjoy a breathtaking ride on the London Eye, and explore the aquatic wonders of the SEA LIFE Aquarium.

Your adventure begins at Madame Tussauds, and from there, you’ll have 90 days to explore the other two attractions at your leisure.

Experience all three landmarks for just £80, offering incredible value for an unforgettable London experience.

Tickets for Dungeon, London Eye, & Tussauds

This is an exclusive combination ticket, offering access to the London Eye, Madame Tussauds, and the London Dungeon at a fraction of the cost of individual entry tickets.

When you book this combo ticket you’ll choose your date and time to explore the eerie depths of the London Dungeon.

After this thrilling experience, you have 90 days to visit the other two attractions at your leisure.

Enjoy all three of these must-see London attractions for the unbeatable price of just £80, making it easier than ever to experience the best of the city.

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Opening hours

Madame Tussauds in London opens at 9 am or 10 am and closes at 4 pm, 5 pm, or 6 pm, depending on the day’s schedule.

This is why it is safest to visit Madame Tussauds between 10 am and 4 pm.

The last entry is always at the time it closes for the day.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit Madame Tussauds London is when they open at 10 am or in the afternoon, between 2 pm and 3 pm.

Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday are the best days of the week to visit the wax museum.

How long does it take?

Most visitors spend two hours at Madame Tussauds, exploring all the exhibits, including the Marvel Super Heroes 4D movie and Star Wars experience.

Since it is a self-paced walk-through attraction, there is no time restriction on your entry tickets.

Once inside, you can spend as much time as you need.

How to get to the museum

London Madame Tussauds wax museum is on Marylebone Rd, Marylebone in London NW1 5LR. Get Directions

Marylebone Road is an extension of the A40, one of the major routes in and out of London.

By London Underground

Madame Tussauds is just a two-minute walk away from Baker Street tube station.

To get to Baker Street underground station, you can get on any of the following Underground Lines – Bakerloo, Circle, Jubilee, Metropolitan, and Hammersmith & City.

By Public Transport

Marylebone Station is about 10 minutes’ walking distance from Madame Tussauds.

Euston, St.Pancras, Paddington, Victoria, Waterloo, and Charing Cross mainline stations are all within five stops away from Marylebone Station.

If a bus is your preferred mode of transport in London, get onto bus numbers 13, 18, 27, 30, 74, 82, 113, 139, 189, 205, 274, and 453.

All of them pass via Madame Tussauds London.

By Car

The best way to drive to Madam Tussauds is by firing up Google Map and following the directions.

Even though the Wax Museum is situated outside the Congestion Charge Zone, they don’t have any parking.

But there are enough parking spots near Madame Tussauds, the closest being Chiltern Street Masterpark and Cramer Street Masterpark.

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Celebrities on display at London Tussauds

Celeb wax statues at Madame Tussauds

The collection at London Madame Tussauds wax museum includes figures from all walks of life, including A-list celebrities, world leaders, sports icons, and historical figures. 

It’s an experience that allows you to come face-to-face with those you’ve only ever seen on screen or in print.

The celebrities featured in the Music Zone are:

  1. Drake
  2. Ariana Grande
  3. Stormzy
  4. Dua Lipa
  5. David Bowie
  6. Little Mix
  7. Freddie Mercury
  8. Taylor Swift
  9. Rihanna
  10. Ed Sheeran
  11. Beyoncé
  12. Jimi Hendrix
  13. Amy Winehouse​

In the Awards Party zone, the following celebrities are featured:

  1. John Boyega
  2. Mo Salah
  3. Zendaya
  4. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
  5. Leonardo DiCaprio
  6. David & Victoria Beckham
  7. Duke and Duchess of Sussex
  8. Priyanka Chopra Jonas
  9. Tom Hardy
  10. Deepika Padukone
  11. Shah Rukh Khan
  12. Brad Pitt​

There are other zones at Madame Tussauds London wax museum as well, including Film, YouTube, Royals, and more. 

Experiences at Madame Tussauds London

Besides the wax statues of celebs, London Madame Tussauds also has fantastic experiences.

This London attraction has seven unique experiences suitable for the whole family.

Marvel’s Super Heroes in 4D

Don’t miss Marvel Super Heroes in 4D, an exciting adventure picture in which the superheroes band together to defend the planet from evil.

The Sherlock Holmes Experience

The Sherlock Holmes Experience is a recreation of the World of detective Sherlock Holmes on Baker Street.

It is a dramatic walkthrough adventure that the whole family will enjoy.

Because this is a paid activity, you must purchase tickets in advance, which cost 5 pounds per person.

It is not included in the normal admission ticket.

The Glow Room

The Glow Room is a new addition and path-breaking photographic experience which takes inspiration from Princess of pop Dua Lipa’s stage sets.

Visitors can pose with the pop star even as ten cameras fire sequentially to create a free 3D gif for you to share with friends and family.

The Skull Island

The Skull Island at Madame Tussaud’s London is a recent addition inspired by the 2017 movie ‘Kong: Skull Island’.

This section features a giant animatronic head of King Kong (18 feet / 5.5 meters) high, giving it scary proportions.

The kids love this life-like moving model.

Alien Escape

You needn’t have seen any of the Alien movie series to get an adrenalin rush from ‘Alien Escape’ at Madame Tussauds London.

In this section, you will step on board the Covenant ship and meet with Xenomorph, the Alien.

Spirit of London Ride

All Madame Tussauds London tickets include the 5-minute Spirit of London Ride.

During the ride, you will sit in one of London’s infamous black cabs, even as the narration takes you through the historical and cultural events that shaped London over the years.

Star Wars Experience

Madame Tussaud joined hands with Disney and Lucas Film to create this visual treat with extraordinarily life-like wax figures of the heroes and villains of Star Wars.

Besides the figures, you will see locations such as Swamps of Dagobah, the flight deck of the Millennium Falcon, Jabba’s Throne Room, etc.

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