Spot famous people
What is the best place to spot famous people in Amsterdam? No, it’s not possible to find that many celebrities on the street or around the corner from where you are. But if you want to take a closer look at famous people… If you almost want to touch them of take a selfie with them.. We know exactly the place where you should be in Amsterdam! You can visit the Madame Tussauds in the city center.
Madame Tussauds is known for the exhibition of famous people made out of wax. They look realistic and you have the feeling they will talk back to you. But don’t be afraid, they won’t of course. Madame Tussaud in Amsterdam has a lot of celebrities in their collection. And they add new famous people every now and then. You can even meet the King and Queen of The Netherlands! The Duch will be jealous of you!
A-list celebrities and athletes
They have famous people in almost every category. Are you into sports? Did you always want to see what Nadal or Federer looked like up close? Then this is your chance. Madame Tussauds in Amsterdam has a big collection of famous athletes. Of course they have all the A-list celebrities for you. And you can meet some famous Dutch celebrities as well.
The history of Madame Tussauds
Madame Tussauds was a real person living in the 19th and first part of 20th century in France. She was born in 1761 in Strasbour and in ’77 she created her first face made out of wax. Madame Tussauds learned more waxing skills and started exhibitions in Great Britain, Ierland and Scotland with her sons. She worked untill she was 80 years old. Madame Tussauds left the business for her sons to run. They moved all the work to a permanent exhibition in London. Unfortunately they were quite unlucky with a big fire and in World War II the building was bombed.
Nowadays it’s a famous attraction with a lot of properties around the world! Come to Amsterdam to spot all the famous people at this fabulous place. It’s located in the city center, so perfect to combine different activities in one day. You won’t be disappointed.
Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 147
1017 PZ Amsterdam
T: 0031 (0) 20 428 3125