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Address: 56 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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+61 7 5538 3975
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00

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A different type of Art

I went to this museum on a week day. It was expensive price to be admitted. I had not seen anything like this before but the figures were like the people they represented. The... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
tiri866
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Palmview
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this visit to be very expensive for what you got. Some of the models were fantastic others in need of detail. I am not sure it has been updated since the eighties. At $33 per adult I think it is way over priced.

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Thank Cathy P
Waxman007, Front Office Manager at The Wax Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting The Wax Museum. We are so glad that you enjoyed some of our fantastic wax models. We do not know how you were charged this price as our entry price for an adult is $32.00. There are a lot of discount vouchers distributed around Surfers Paradise and The Gold Coast of up to 15% and many... More 

Wollongong, Australia
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121 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Save your money for shopping. This is an ordinary attraction.The figures aren't really that life like therefore nothing is particularly scary or interesting.

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Thank Stephen S
Waxman007, Front Office Manager at The Wax Museum, responded to this review

We take this opportunity to thank you for your comments. Happy shopping. More 

Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017

no wax, everything was made of wax, nothing was real awful aeful awful awful experience absolutley awful

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Thank Patrick J
Waxman007, Front Office Manager at The Wax Museum, responded to this review

We have noted your comments and it is pleasing that you have an opinion. It is very difficult to criticise some of the Great Wax Sculptors and our staff. We wish you all the very best. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We visited on a wet day, thought we'll do indoors, not what I expected.Some of the figures could have had more of a resemblance.There was a tour guide who took you through and told you the history of certain displays. Kids should enjoy the walk about,I was bored however.

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Thank 529desireeh
Auckland, New Zealand
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Took two of my Grand sons and the loved it. There are two parts, you must see both. The dungeon is great.

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Thank Bruce R
Gold Coast, Australia
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I went to this museum on a week day. It was expensive price to be admitted. I had not seen anything like this before but the figures were like the people they represented. The tour was interesting and I pleased I made the effort

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Thank tiri866
Southport, Australia
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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

My Partner and I went to this museum and most of the wax exhibits were really good. Some were a bit bodgy. But over all quite impressive . We end up getting taken on a tour which was informational and We learnt heaps it was a very monotone tour guide and lame jokes were used. But he seemed to love... More 

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Thank X2312NU
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Very overpriced for what you get. My older 2 didn't like it and my youngest daughter was quite scared

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Thank Skye21178
Gladstone, Australia
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59 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

my husband, myself and our 2 year old went to the museum and we were told that our son had to keep quite through the tour (he is 2 so can be hard) so we decided not to go on the tour. we went into the star area and we were very disappointed, we thought you could get photo's with... More 

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Thank janette1988
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I went with my father and 12 year old brother. While it was quite pricey and the exhibits were worn out, it was still interesting and fun. The "Chamber of Horrors" is incredibly cool, but only if you find going on a guided tour of torture and execution methods interesting (I do, dad and bro not so much). Defiantly gory... More 

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Thank Catherine M

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