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The Wax Museum

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56 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5538 3975
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My friend and I enjoyed this museum very much. I have been there before so I knew what to expect... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
NatScan1
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Adelaide, Australia
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I was excited about visiting here and seeing the wax models. I found the entry price ridiculous and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SarahWhite81
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56 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My friend and I enjoyed this museum very much. I have been there before so I knew what to expect. Very informative staff too. Thanks!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was excited about visiting here and seeing the wax models. I found the entry price ridiculous and unjustified. The wax models were all behind glass and majority of them did not look like the real life celebrities or historical people mentioned. We finished the...More

Thank SarahWhite81
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the historical tour was great but the wax figures did not look like the real people nor could you take very good photos with them as the wa figures were behind glass cabinets but the historical tour made it 4 stars if there wasn't that...More

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Waxman007, Front Office Manager at The Wax Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Yes our guided tour through The Chamber of Horrors is Fantastic so pleased you gave it four stars. Our wax figures have been made by international renown artists and are very valuable.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite being a regular visitor to the Gold Coast, we hadn’t visited The Wax Museum. If you go in thinking it will be similar to Madame Tussaud’s you’ll be disappointed. This is a guided tour with the majority of time spent learning about the Chamber...More

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Waxman007, Front Office Manager at The Wax Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Yes we are not Madame Tussauds. Even though some of our wax figures have been sculptured by the famous Tussaud's family. Hope your stay on The Gold Coast was a good one.

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

The wax museum held some interest for it's historical content - both interesting and educational. The wax models were very good but most bore only fleeting resemblance to their supposed models. The torture chamber was macabre and I wouldn't advise taking any impressionable youngsters in...More

Thank Leigh B
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Waxman007, Front Office Manager at The Wax Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Thank you for visiting The Wax Museum. Yes we have exceptional wax figures and many thousands of people have commented on them over the last fifty years. Yes the torture chamber is a Chamber of Horrors. Hope you enjoyed your time on The Gold Coast.

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely to see Wax models for the first time and enjoyed seeing famous/historic people. The old lad who lead the tour was highly intelligent and knew every detail about the wax model and moment history. Great for everyone especially students

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Waxman007, Front Office Manager at The Wax Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Thanks for your review and we agree with you. Hope your holiday is fantastic.

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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Another fun place to visit that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. Not the most realistic wax figures I’ve seen but still cool none the less. And the items on show are pretty cool to look at as well besides the wax figures. Doesn’t...More

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Waxman007, Front Office Manager at The Wax Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Thank you for visiting and we are so pleased you enjoyed The Wax Museum.

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

This wasn’t the kind of Wax Museum I have visited elsewhere. There was two sections; the wax museum, where the sculptures are behind glass so you cannot get too close, and guided tour through the historic horror stories part. The first is somewhat small compared...More

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Waxman007, Front Office Manager at The Wax Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for visiting The Wax Museum. Since we have opened The Wax Museum in 1968, we have had many people that have enjoyed our Wax Museum. Thank you for your comment and we hope that you have enjoyed your stay on The Gold Coast.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

A bit dissapointed with this place. It was quite small and all the wax figures did not look very real, Even the kids were not impressed. We had visited madame tussauds in the UK previously and was expecting it to be as good, but it...More

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Waxman007, Front Office Manager at The Wax Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

So you did not enjoy the dioramas made by Hugh Tussaud? Thank you for visiting The Wax Museum.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great day out seeing and hearing about the famous and infamous people. Didn't have to book and the staff made it easy to split our visit in two. One day we did the upstairs models and the next day we returned to do the historical...More

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Waxman007, Front Office Manager at The Wax Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thank you for visiting The Wax Museum. Hope your holiday on The Gold Coast was the best.

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Maggie C
28 January 2018|
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Response from MaddyfromOz | Reviewed this property |
The last time I visited his wax replica was not there.
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Cheryl D
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Response from MaddyfromOz | Reviewed this property |
Hi According to their website these are the prices of entry:- Adult – $32 Child – $25 Concession/Students/Backpackers – $30 Family (2 adults and 2 children) – $96 Groups of more than 4 – $24 per person
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Response from Kim M | Reviewed this property |
$29 adult $22 child (12 & under) $27 concession Don't know about a student fee
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