History of Madame Tussauds | Madame Tussauds Blackpool

Discover 250 years of History


250 Years of History

250 Years of Wax Figures | Madame Tussauds Blackpool

Discover more about Madame Tussaud's fascinating history - from the French Revolution to the first attraction in Baker Street, London.

Learn more about our history


Early Years 1761-1795

Early Years of Madame Tussauds | Madame Tussauds Blackpool

Follow the timeline through history and discover more about Madame Tussauds Early history.

More about the early years


Going Global 1971- onwards

New Millennium - History | Madame Tussauds Blackpool

There are now 12 Madame Tussauds around the globe with several new locations in the pipeline.

Learn more...


History and Celebrity

History & Celebrity Wax Figures | Madame Tussauds Blackpool

In the 20th century Madame Tussauds’ role began to change.

Discover more here...


Baker Street 1802 -1999

Baker Street | Madame Tussauds Blackpool

The later years of Madame Tussauds history includes an exciting tour to the British isles culminating in a permanent attraction at Baker Street.

More about the tour and opening