Madame Tussauds around the globe
1971: The second European Madame Tussauds attraction opens in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
1999:The first American Madame Tussauds opens in Las Vegas
2000: The second American Madame Tussauds attraction opens in New York , and the same year Madame Tussauds opens in Hong Kong.
2006: Madame Tussauds opens in Shanghai.
2007: The third American attraction opens in Washington DC.
2008: The third European site becomes Berlin, where the attraction opens in ‘Unter den Linden’.
2009: The fourth American site opens in Hollywood
2010: Madame Tussauds Bangkok opens in December - the third attraction in Asia
2011: Vienna (Austria) and Blackpool (UK) both open in April 2011 - the global count is now up to 12 attractions
2011: Celebrating 250 Years! A three month temporary attraction opens in Tokyo and proves extremely popular with the Japanese public.
2012: G'day! Madame Tussauds arrives Down Under when Sydney opens in April.
2013: A full Madame Tussauds attraction will open in Tokyo, after 2011's hugely successful three month trial.