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Madame Tussauds London
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Lesson Plans


Have you downloaded our resource for pre, onsite and post visit?? In addition to our core English/PSHE curriculum links, we've been busy developing resource packs with practicing teachers, tailored specifically for both Primary and Secondary pupils to cover a range of other subjects and key stages. Each of our curriculum linked resource packs include everything you need to bring Madame Tussauds to life in your classroom, including:

  • A Teacher’s Pack - complete with curriculum links and learning objectives and
  • Student Task Sheets – with activities for before, during and after a visit.
  • Did You Know Facts - discover them here.

Download the resource packs below:

History (KS1/KS2)

Using the rich historical context of Madame Tussauds and its origins in the 18th Century, pupils will explore timelines during this historical period and order events as they occurred chronologically. Journey through the exciting history of London and Victorian Britain to help your students gain a rich understanding of local and national history.

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History (KS3/KS4)

Examine sources in the unique context of the figures at Madame Tussauds to hone your students’ skills in evaluating and examining historical representations, together with categorising, selecting and prioritising with consideration of change and continuity, cause and consequence.

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Art & Design (KS1/KS2)

Introduce pupils to drawing, with activities to help them draw to scale and record from their first-hand experience of figures in both 2D and 3D. Self-portrait and portrait are explored through observational studies as well as investigating the work of famous artists, applying different styles and interpretations to pupils’ own work.

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Art & Design (KS3/KS4)

Students will have the opportunity to practise their observational study skills to understand ratio and proportion in portrait and self-portrait drawing. Topics extend into sculpture, and include activities to assist students in their planning and consideration of the materials involved in art and design. Activities also encourage students to critically analyse different styles of work. 

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Design Technology (KS3/KS4)

Go behind the scenes and explore the design and construction process behind wax figures and sculptures at Madame Tussauds. Students will also have opportunity to make and design their own products, collecting data about user needs to inform their designs and evaluating and adapting existing products.

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Business Studies (KS4/KS5)

Use Madame Tussauds and the Merlin Group as a unique case study to investigate topics such as entrepreneurs; business culture and strategy; marketing; customer service; recruitment; and financial data.