Madame Tussauds D.C. is Temporarily Closed

In an abundance of caution, Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C. will temporarily close effective Wednesday, March 18. We will remain in contact with the authorities on when we should re-open. 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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Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

Immerse yourself in the glitz and glamour of the Hollywood lifestyle with Marilyn Monroe. Own the red carpet with the ultimate female icon.

Famous Facts

  • Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson on June 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, California.
  • Monroe's father abandoned her mother before Marilyn was born. Her mother suffered from mental illness and was in and out of mental institutions throughout her life, causing Marilyn spend time in foster homes and in an orphanage.
  • She is famous for playing the blonde bombshell in movies in 50's and 60's such as Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, The Seven Year Itch, and Some Like It Hot.

I'm not interested in money, I just want to be wonderful.

Marilyn Monroe