Have you ever got a photo clicked with a celebrity? It must have been quite a task, especially with big stars! Wondering why we are discussing celebrities? Well, here is a chance to get photographed with famous personalities though with a slight twist in the tale. No waiting and no swarming across huge crowds, just enjoying their look-alikes! That is why celebrity wax museums are a hit across the globe and of course in India too!
All these wax museums are created on the lines of Madam Tussauds in London. Let us take a virtual tour around some celebrity wax museums in India?
Wax Model of Rabindranath Tagore
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Mother's Wax Museum - Kolkata
Rabindranath Tagore sits with a book while Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar are recording a song together, Mithun Chakraborthy is sizzling on a dance floor! The effect of these life-sized wax sculptures of India's eminent celebrities will keep you engaged in Mother's Wax Museum. The artist Susanta Ray, has created these wax dolls following the original Madam Tussauds. No doubt this museum steals our heart!
Timings: 12 PM to 7. 30 PM (Closed on Mondays)
Address: 6th Floor Finance Centre, New Town, Kolkata
Prabhu Deva with his wax model
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Sunil's Celebrity Wax Museum - Lonavala
It is a mix of political figures, film stars and local personalities at Sunil's Celebrity Wax Museum. You will find wax models of the former PM Bajpai, Chhatrapati Shivaji, A.R.Rehman, Adolf Hitler, Anna Hazare and even Prabhudeva. How exciting to see everyone under one roof! Don't miss out on this museum in Lonavala.
Timings: 9 AM to 9.30 PM (All Days)
Address: Main Bazaar Road, Lonavala
Wax Museum - Kanyakumari
Are you a Rajnikanth Fan? You must head to this Wax Museum in Baywatch Amusement Park. The life-sized wax statues of Rajnikanth and various other personalities will make you amazed here. Even Jackie Chan, Mahatma Gandhi , Man Mohan Singh (Former PM), etc. are found here.
Timings: 8 AM to 6.30 PM (Holiday on Sunday)
Address: Baywatch Amusement Park, Kanyakumari
Hariharan's Wax Sculpture at Sunil's Wax Museum
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K Dev Bhoomi Wax Museum - Mussoorie
Don't think Mussoorie is all about moutains and waterfalls; there are other exciting things too! Just imagine the World's most influential personalities at one place. Though many of them may not live to see this day, they are captured well in wax work. K Dev Bhoomi Wax Museums has wax exhibits of Jawaharlal Nehru, Swami Vivekananda, Adolf Hitler, Mother Terresa, PM Modi, Albert Einstein and also Barack Obama. It is nothing less than a fantasy world for sure. It is surely one of the famous celebrity wax museums in India!
Address: Company Garden, Mussoorie
Wax Museums shows the talent and accuracy of creating life-like models of people. It is not just enjoyable for children, but elders can also have fun while visiting the wax museums.
" Kudos, for the artists"!