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Madrid Wax Museum

The wax Museum It is located on Paseo de Recoletos, 41, near the Colón del Metro station, in the heart of Madrid.

Spanish Royal Family at the Wax Museum in Madrid

Opened in 1972, it continues with collections of wax characters, as traditional in cities such as London, Paris or New York.

wax Museum

Expose hundreds of replicas of famous characters, both today and world history. And new figures are continually being added or updating existing ones. We can meet Hollywood stars or characters from Spanish society, among which are Antonio Banderas, the tennis player Rafael Nadal, Montserrat Caballe, wave Royal family. Among the historical figures, Miguel de Cervantes, the Catholic Monarchs, Picasso. They also present recreations of paintings as in the case of “The executions of May 3”, by Goya.

Idols of the sport

The ones you can’t miss are the bullfighter “Manolete” after the deadly catch in 1947, the Train of Terror, and the simulators of life in space or in the center of the Earth. Among those who cause terror, visit Freddy Krueger and Frankenstein.

The museum opens daily, from 10 am to 2.30 pm and from 4.30 pm to 8.30 pm. On weekends and holidays it has a continuous schedule from 10 a.m. to 8.30 p.m. There is no access for people with special needs to the “Crime Gallery”.

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