Madame Tussauds New York is Temporarily Closed!

Madame Tussauds New York is temporarily closed as mandated by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. We will post information on our website regarding plans for re-opening as it becomes available.

If you have purchased tickets for the dates when we will be closed, you may use these tickets for any future date through December 31, 2020.

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Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou was an author, actress, screenwriter, dramatists, producer, historian, filmmaker, educator, dancer, poet and civil rights activist.

Did you know?

  • Maya Angelou dropped out of school at 14 to become San Francisco’s first African American female cable car conductor.
  • Maya never went to college, but she has received more than 50 honorary degrees.
  • Maya was the first black woman to become a director and producer for 20th century Fox.

“A Bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.”

Maya Angelou