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Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
May 10, 2011
From journal Amsterdam the capital of Holland
New York, New York
February 10, 2006
We went to the wax museum, only because as we were on our way to the Anne Frank House we were given discount happy hour passes for later in the day, so we went with pretty open minds. It was only a few weeks before that I had been to the one in New York with my mother, who's a New York City tour guide. But, right from the start, I noticed the differences.
When we first entered we were told we could have our picture taken with the Governator Schwarzenegger. We didn't care too much about the picture, but we went with the flow anyway—and had it been a nicer photo of us, it could have been a cool souvenir.
Once you get to the top, which is where they leave you, you are transported into the world of old Amsterdam. This was the major difference between the two exhibits—New York and Amsterdam. This display was very nice and rather informative of the city's history. N.Y.'s immediately brought you into the world of plastic celebrities. And when we got into that section of this museum it was a lot of fun, but it seemed the sculptures weren't done as well as the ones I had seen at home. They were still lifelike and the set up was great for photo taking and all, so I don't really wanna complain about it. There was also a nice spot with a view of the Dam Square beneath you. All in all I would say it's a nice place to go for a bit and have some fun... just make sure you bring your camera!
From journal Reaching Happy Heights in Amsterdam
April 21, 2005
From journal Weekends in Amsterdam
by Emily Marie
Bronx, New York
November 24, 2003
There is one section that is devoted to the animation of the wax figures. I found this area interesting as well. It serves as a transition between the history section and the more contemporary part of this museum. Now you see the more familiar sites for Tussaud's, with the likes of Bon Jovi, Tina Turner, Madonna, and Nicolas Cage on display. There are Dutch stars too, including the de Boer brothers of soccer fame. This area also has one of the best views of the city you're likely to get--a fisheye window looks down on Dam Square and all the way down the busy, colorful Damrak to Centraal Station.
One final room is for famous people of the past and world leaders. Martin Luther King Jr., Ghandi, Einstein, and Mandela are on display here.
Kids should enjoy Tussaud's, and parents who are afraid to expose their children to the city might like this alternate form of entertainment. The quality of the figures lives up to Tussuad's best. Personally, I think the view of the Damrak alone is worth the admission, but the museum as a whole is fun.
From journal It's much more than vice city
Colorado Springs, Colorado
October 20, 2003
Later I was intrigued by a wax lady. When I went to look at the details of her fingers she asked me if I needed help! Yes--for cardiac arrest!
It is a great place to visit!
From journal Zigbee quarterly - 6/8/02
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
May 31, 2003
From journal A week in Amsterdam