Behind the Scenes | Madame Tussauds Blackpool

Behind the Scenes

Look behind the scenes: Learn step by step about the complexity of creating one of our lifelike wax figures

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  • 500 precise body and facial measurements are taken
  • Each wax figure costs around £150,000 to make
  • Each strand of ethically sourced hair is individually inserted by hand
  • Each wax figure takes 3-4 months to make
  • We use oil paints, not make-up to create the finish on the heads and bodies
  • Over 20 skilled artists are used in the making of each wax figure
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Hair insertion

Each strand of human hair is inserted one at a time!

Keith Lemon makes a wax hand

Immortalize your own hand in wax!