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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Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston's musical passion and remarkable talent ensured that she would leave a lasting mark on the music world.

Famous Facts

  • Whitney had music in her blood - Dionne Warwick is her cousin, Aretha Franklin her Godmother, and her mom Cissy a backing singer for Elvis Presley and Luther Vandross.
  • Her debut album "Whitney Houston" became the best-selling debut album by a female artist at the time of its release. Rolling Stone named it the best album of 1986 and was ranked 254 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
  • She was awarded a Guiness World Record in 2009 for The Most Awarded Female Artist of All Time. Whitney had over 400 awards recognizing her musical career.

Whitney Houston Gallery

I could see, in the stadium, I could see the fear, the hope, the intensity, the prayer’s going up, you know and I just felt like this is the moment.

Whitney Houston