How does someone go from ordinary to iconic? For athletes, it is a world record; for singers, itis the number of times they’ve topped the charts. World leaders are remembered for the legacies they’ve left behind.
Madame Tussauds celebrates 200 years of immortalizing famous personalities with artfully crafted, lifelike wax statues that million of people flock to visit at their attractions around the world, including Madame Tussauds Hong Kong. Founded by sculpting prodigy Marie Tussaud, it has grown from a collection of wax figures to an immersive, interactive space for guests of all ages.
This summer, turn your holiday into a vacation made iconic at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong, where past meets present and you come away with memories to look back on in the future. Meet the world’s greatest icons under one roof at the attraction’s diverse zones that offer something for everyone to enjoy.
Get closer to the star-studded celebrity catwalk at the Fashion Zone, where the most stylish stars serve as fashion inspiration. Take posing cues from supermodel Kendall Jenner, dare to stand out like Nichkhun, and become an ELLE fashion magazine cover star. Discover even more fashion icons through the zone’s new augmented reality feature to find more tips on upgrading your style game.
Step into the mesmerizing Yayoi Kusama Gallery, which amplifies Yayoi Kusama’s signature polka dot-and-gourd motifs in an entire room dedicated to the world-renowned contemporary artist and multimedia collaborator. The addition of mirror panels creates an illusion of infinite space. At the center sits Kusama herself, a figure of inspiration to hopefuls across different industries, from film to fashion to literature.
Reenact the most memorable scenes from your favorite Korean dramas at the K-wave Zone, where Kim Soo-hyun welcomes guests as the charming Professor Doo Min Joon from beloved TV show My Love from the Star, along with Bae Yong-joon from the K-drama Winter Sonata, Lee Jong Suk from the While We Were Sleeping, and Park Hae Jin from Man to Man. K-pop fans will also find their idols there, including Suzy and Siwon of Super Junior.
The zone also features a LED Dancing Game that challenges guests to take on the stage and follow the choreography for songs by Super Junior, 2PM, and TVXQ!, as well as the Korean Fashion Style Game that lets you experience the glamour of traditional Korean fashion by virtually trying on a selection of outfits.
Cheer for your favorite athletes at the Champions Zone, where you can try to outscore basketball legends Yao Ming and Stephen Curry, or mimic the forehand swing of tennis superstar Maria Sharapova. You can also try and score the perfect goal with football master David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo, or go toe to toe with the greatest boxer of all time Muhammad Ali.
Go on a musical tour through the decades at the Music Icons Zone, which features legends from different significant eras. Try on extraordinary hair accessories and channel your inner Lady Gaga, see how your moonwalk measures up to Michael Jackson’s, and transform yourself into the fifth member of The Beatles. You can even sing along with acclaimed Hong Kong music sensation Anita Mui or pop superstar Taylor Swift and try to prove you deserve a spot amongst the greats!
Your favorite characters come to life at the Animated World, which features sets from the lovable Hello Kitty, and everybody’s favorite Marvel superheroes like Hulk, Iron Man, and Spider-man. Show off your best heroic stance and snap a photo next to these iconic figures.
At the Historical and National Heroes Zone, rub elbows with the world’s greatest leaders throughout history. Meet Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth the II and His Royal Highness Prince Philip, or pretend to interview US President Donald Trump and Indonesian President Joko Widodo.
Everything about Madame Tussauds stands out, from the artist herself to the attraction as an institution and the personalities whose statues serve as a way to memorialize their influence in history and our lives. Madame Tussauds Hong Kong invites you to explore the intricate art of wax figure-making and celebrate the people who have helped shaped the world as we know it with a unique experience that makes any trip to Hong Kong truly iconic.