Madame Tussauds is the only place in the world where pupils can stand alongside extraordinary, famous people in the centre of iconic moments. With 15 interactive and exciting areas for pupils and students to explore, Madame Tussauds London allows you to introduce your class to the famous faces that have shaped the world as we know it today.
Support your visit with our curriculum linked resources in Art & Design, Design Technology, History and Business Studies, providing tasks and activities for before, during and after a trip – you can download the resources here.
Below is a quick overview of what your students can enjoy and learn from each of our areas:
Pupils can mingle with A-List celebrities and key figures in the media and arts, like Emma Watson, Victoria Beckham, Leonardo Dicaprio, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. Rub shoulders with stars that have used their fame to build famous brands and strategic businesses, diversifying from their original careers to shape and influence the world of fashion, charity and current affairs.
Bollywood is one of the largest centres of film production in the world. This area offers a great platform for teachers to highlight the diversity of popular culture and entertainment around the world.
Our newest experience allows you to see what it’s like to be behind the scenes of an international fashion event. Interact with our ‘backstage Fashion Managers’ to experience how textiles, design and costuming manifests in the real-world context of the fashion industry.
Step straight into the movies and meet some of the greatest icons in film history. Media and popular culture is brought to life as students have the chance to explore set designs and interact with the greats of the silver screen as well as much loved movie characters.
Our YouTube zone places pupils into the dynamic world of online media, as they have the opportunity to get creative and create their own Vlog in our video booth and meet two of Britain's most popular vloggers.
Explore sports history, meet and get inspired by Olympic icons Usain Bolt, Mo Farah CBE and Jessica Ennis-Hill CBE and legendary sports stars Muhammed Ali, Pele and Bobby Moore – captured holding aloft the famous 1966 World Cup Trophy. Pupils can test their reactions against Lewis Hamilton on our BATAK machine, have you got what it takes to be an F1 driver?
Enjoy a regal History lesson as you are invited by royal appointment to an audience with The Queen. We have had a close relationship with the British Royal family since we first opened our doors on Baker Street in 1884 and it has grown in strength ever since. Meet the reigning monarch and other leading members of The Royal Family.
Here pupils will find key figures from across their studies as they encounter some of the world’s greatest intellectuals, geniuses, writers and artists. Meet renowned artists Vincent Van Gogh and Pablo Picasso, British writers William Shakespeare and Charles Dickens. You can also explore the historical events of the 18th Century with our History resource when you come face to face with the lady herself, Marie Tussaud.
Get your backstage pass to the music event of the year where you and your pupils can meet some of the biggest Musicians to ever grace the stage. Our Music zone features legends such as Michael Jackson, Elvis, Bob Marley and The Beatles, along with current favourites One Direction, Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Beyoncé.
Step into the shoes of the world's most revered and respected leaders in the moments when they changed history. Join the UK Prime Minister and Mayor of London outside 10 Downing Street, before your appointment at the Oval Office with US President, Barack Obama. Later, deliver a rousing speech alongside Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King.
Bursting with amazing, interesting facts, this area explains everything you need to know about Marie Grosholtz and how the brilliant business-woman made Madame Tussauds into the fantastic attraction it is today. Students will learn all about the process of how figures are made, making for a truly memorable Art, Design and Technology lesson.
Jump in one of our black cabs and take an unforgettable ride through 400 years of London’s magnificent history. From the comfort of your taxi, witness the historical and cultural events that have made London one of the greatest cities in the world. This informative, immersive journey lets you relive key moments in London’s history – from experiencing Tudor England and the plague to hearing Prime Minister Winston Churchill rallying the nation.
Pupils can experience cutting edge technology first hand in the domed 4D cinema for a fully immersive experience. Allow pupils to understand how technology has shaped entertainment and how it may change how we experience story telling into the future.
Created in close collaboration with Disney and Lucasfilm, Star Wars at Madame Tussauds is a unique, immersive experience starring extraordinarily life-like wax figures of your favourite heroes and villains from the Star Wars universe – a seminal text in the science fiction genre. Explore a galaxy of locations and how they were brought to life with set designs and props, including the swamps of Dagobah, Jabba's Throne Room and the flight deck of the Millennium Falcon.
Meet Michael Fassbender’s first wax figure, in character as next generation Weyland-Yutani synthetic Walter, as you embark on your gruesome quest. He will check your vital signs before you board the ship.
Due to the frightening nature of the Alien: Escape experience, Madame Tussauds recommends that this experience is for guests aged 15 and above.