SCHOOL TRIP TO MADAME TUSSAUDS VIENNA
Where past and present are touchable!
Looking for inspiration to give your students a day out they’ll never forget? Madame Tussauds - an exciting destination for a school trip to Vienna. In our wax museum, students experience history first hand!
School trips, excursions, project days – it all sounds like a lot of homework...how about a school trip to the most famous wax museum in the world? It has never been easier to combine history and culture and organize a school trip without pointing your finger!
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The school visit at Madame Tussauds Vienna begins with a special encounter: Marie Tussaud (lived from 1761-1850) learns how to make wax figures from her step father Dr. Curtius. As a young woman she is forced to mold the death masks of the victims of the French Revolution in Paris into wax. When she inherits her mentor's wax collection, she goes on a travelling exhibition through Britain and Ireland. As an independent entrepreneur, she sets the foundation for the Madame Tussaud's world famous waxwork museum in London.
Napoleon is bigger than expected, Anne Frank is sitting at her desk. On wax figures like these we at Madame Tussauds Vienna, tell stories that will be remembered by all your students. Habsburg Empress Maria Theresia, Karl Marx and many others can tell almost 200 years of Austrian and international history in the middle the Viennese Prater.
After seeing world famous politicians such as Queen Elizabeth II and Angela Merkel, ex state presidents like Heinz Fischer and Barack Obama, the class gets to meet Mahatma Gandhi on his pacifist journey towards India's independence and the Dalai Lama in front of Tibetan prayer wheels.
The school trip continues: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as a sensitive musician and Johann Strauss as a glorious conductor, Franz Schubert sitting by the piano and Gustav Klimt standing in front of one of his most famous paintings. Meet Albert Einstein, the greatest Physician of all times, Friedensreich Hundertwasser makes up new words and you can lie down next to Sigmund Freud on the sofa. An unforgettable school trip for the whole class.
Elvis Presley, Freddie Mercury and Madonna are the classics of the 20th century and the Austrian legend Falco and Udo Jürgens keep them company.
Meet Johnny Depp, Morgan Freeman or George Clooney as famous movie stars. Robert Pattinson likes to look deeply into your eyes. A selfie with Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber or Lady Gaga makes every school trip a unique experience.
Sight, sound, smell, taste and touch: your 5 senses become part of this experience! You follow golden footsteps and dance the waltz, you smells the Viennese streets from empress Elisabeth “Sisi”’s times. In 2017 Madame Tussauds Vienna has dedicated an own exhibition area full of 5D animations and special effects to Empress “Sisi”.
Madame Tussauds Vienna: an enriching school trip with tons of exciting new facts to take home!
SCHOOL TRIP TO MADAME TUSSAUDS VIENNA
MUSEUM OPENING TIMES: Every day from 10am - 6pm (last entry 5pm)
COSTS FOR STUDENTS: 8€ per student (minimum group of 10), for every 10 students an accompanying teacher gets a free entry. Each additional teacher can get tickets to the student price.
GUIDED SCHOOL TOURS AT MADAME TUSSAUDS VIENNA
For 10 - 18 year old students
We offer a guided school tour daily before the official opening hours. With the help of our historical wax figures, we take the class on a journey through time as well as behind the scenes of Madame Tussauds Vienna. Touching the Madame Tussauds wax figures is not only allowed, but highly recommended. During this school trip, we will introduce the art of molding wax and telling stories to the students in an informative and exciting way.
WAX EXPLORER WORKSHOP
For 7-12 year old students
We create a unique and unforgettable experience for the children. Personal and child friendly care by a Madame Tussauds tour guide in an authentic costume and a lot to discover!
What to expect:
General information on both guided school tours
WHEN? Daily at 9:30am
DURATION? 30 min guided school tour for the class followed by a visit of the attraction
COST FOR STUDENTS? €11 per student (minimum group of 10), for every 10 students an accompanying teacher gets a free entry. Each additional teacher gets the student price.
FREE SCHOOL QUIZ FOR DOWNLOAD
You want to challenge your students during this school trip? Find our informative and FREE Madame Tussauds Vienna school quiz here: