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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Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter was a champion of human rights and democracy, winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002.

Presidential Facts

  • Jimmy Carter was raised on a peanut farm in Plains, Georgia before attending the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
  • Carter sought to put a stronger emphasis on human rights, negotiating a peace treaty between Israel and Egypt in 1979.
  • In 1982, Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, founded the Carter Center, a non-governmental organization that works for human rights. He is also a key member of Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit charity that builds affordable housing.

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Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy, because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood.

Jimmy Carter