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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Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye was an iconic two-time Grammy-winning American singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer.

Famous Facts

  • After dropping out of high school, Gaye spent 2 months in the Air Force, ultimately leaving because he refused to follow orders.
  • Discouraged by the constraints of the music business, he tried a football career with the Detroit Lions, but after heavy training was turned down without a tryout.
  • 1973: Released the iconic “Lets Get It On," which became Gaye’s second number one single on the Hot 100 chart.

I always knew I was an artist and not the cog in some machine.

Marvin Gaye