Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Madame Tussauds In London

Madame Tussads needs no introduction. This wonderful museum of London is true piece of human brilliance. Every year thousands of vacationers whosoever visits London, the capital of United Kingdom makes it a point to visit Madame Tussads, at least for once.
Madame Tussads has a fascinating history which dates back to Paris in 1770. It is here in Paris, where Madame Tussads learnt to model wax likenesses under her mentor Dr. Phillipe Curtius. In the early years of 19th century, Madame Tussaud has shifted her base to Britian, where for the first time she has exhibited revolutionary relics and effigies of public heroes and rogues.

In the year 1835, Madame Tussaud has established a museum at Baker Street Bazaar. From here, the museum has shifted to its present site in Marylebone Road in 1884 A.D.

Made Tussaud displays some of the amazing wax models of members of British royal family, hot Hollywood and Bollywood celebrities, renown sport stars, famous characters also. It also exhibits gruesome relics of French revolution in 'Separate Room', Commonwealth's first planetarium, London Planetarium,'Planetary quest' at Tussauds planetarium which showcases in biggest red nose.

Madame Tussauds also exhibits elegant wedding dresses created for Lady Diana, Princess Of Wales, Sarah, Duchess Of York and Sophie,Countess Of Wess.

After exploring the unique wax models Madame Tussauds museum in London, travellers can also visit the Government Museum at Chennai in Tamil Nadu, to have a close view of bronze sculptures.

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