At Madame Tussauds in Bangkok you will have the chance to come up close to celebrities, world leaders and sporting heroes. Divided into sections as history, leaders, arts and science, sports, music, film, TV and Red Carpet is a collection of wax statues from famous people from across the world plus a number of Thai celebrities.
Posing with the stars
Much of the fun comes from posing with the famous people to make a selfie, photos can be made at every stand. Costumes are provided at some of the displays where you can dress up and have your photo taken by a professional photographer at 350 Baht per photo.
After Bangkok city sightseeing, the air conditioned Madame Tussauds provides for a welcome break from the city heat. See from up close the amazingly life like and to real size wax figures of world famous people. At some of the displays are interactive activities such as taking a penalty shot at the football display and taking a quiz at the Einstein statue.
The wax figures
The first section is history, where you will find wax figures of Lady Diana, Mao Tse-tung, the communist founder of the People’s republic of China, Mahathir Mohamad, former prime minister of Malaysia and Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the independence movement in India known for his non violent protests.
Have your photo made with president Obama
Among the leaders are Queen Elisabeth, Sukarno, Aung San Suu Kyi, Russian president Vladimir Putin and the Dalai Lama. One of the highlights of Madame Tussauds Bangkok is the display of the Oval Office at the White House, where you can sit down behind the “resolute desk” with president Obama and Michelle Obama standing behind you.
Arts, science and sports stars
At arts and science you will meet composer and pianist Ludwig von Beethoven and Albert Einstein, known for his theory of relativity. Wax figures of some of the greatest sports stars include Wayne Rooney, Serena Williams and golfer Tiger Woods.
Music, film, TV and Red Carpet
Among the music celebrities are Beyoncé Knowles and Michael Jackson, the “King of Pop”. Meet Spiderman, Wolverine and Bruce Lee at the film section. The TV section exhibits a very life like Oprah Winfrey as well as Thai star Anne Thongprasom. Meet Will Smith, Nicole Kidman, Jackie Chan and George Clooney at the Red Carpet.
Authentic history section
The authentic history section provides some information about the real Madame Tussaud, who in 1777 created her first wax statue of French writer Voltaire and opened her fist museum in London in 1835.
Have a wax figure of your hand made
Near the exit is a stand where you can have a wax figure of your hand made in the color you get to choose (at extra cost) and a souvenir shop.
Location and how to get there
Madame Tussauds wax museum is located on the 9th floor of Siam Discovery shopping center on Rama I road. The easiest way to get there is by BTS Sky train. Exit at the Siam station, which is on both the Sukhumvit and Silom line.
Get there by Sky Train.
Madame Tussauds Bangkok opens daily from 10 am until 9 pm.
Last entry at 8 pm.
Admission charged at the ticket booth is (Thai Baht):
Child age 3 - 11, Baby / Toddler under 3 years old
Two combo tickets are available that include entrance to Madame Tussauds and nearby Ocean World.
Get Madame Tussauds tickets
Madame Tussauds Combos
Adult 1,120 Baht - Child Free/860 Baht
Adult 1,390 Baht - Child Free/1,370 Baht
Groups over 6 people 10% discount
Adult 1,720 Baht - Child Free/1,670 Baht
Groups over 6 people 10% discount