Wax museums became popular in India after the year 2000. In this year wax statue of Amitabh Bachchan was introduced as the first Bollywood figure in Madame Tussauds at London. It is famous for lifelike wax figures of renowned personalities. If you too want to see this mesmerizing art and the budget is short? No need to worry. You can see this amazing art here in your own country. Here is the list of India’s Wax Museums.
6 Wax Museums of India
Melody Wax Museum, Mysore
This museum established in October 2010. Get inside this museum, you will get amusing. This museum is a tribute to the worldwide musicians. Here you can see a collection 300 musical instruments, showcased in 19 galleries with various bands and stage settings. You will find 113 wax statues, playing Indian and Western musical instruments. There are wax dolls representing the music from the Stone Age to modern era. Have a look on various bands like Indian Classical, Hip Hop, Jazz, Punjabi Bhangra, Rock, South Indian, Chinese, Middle East and much more. You can visit this amazing museum getting a ticket worth Rs. 40 only.
Mother’s Wax Museum, Kolkata
Various celebrities wax figure have been created like London’s Madame Tussauds. Meet here Rabindranath Tagore sitting with a book. You can even see Music Legend Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar recording a duet song. The wax statue of these people looks like it is alive. Like them, many other celebrities’ statue is on display. You can visit here to have a world class experience of life time.
Dev Bhoomi Wax Museum, Mussoorie
With the spell of nature get a fantastic experience of seeing the wax statues of influential personalities. Jawaharlal Nehru, Swami Vivekananda, Adolf Hitler, Mother Terresa, PM Narendra Modi, Albert Einstein and Barack Obama are few names. Located at Company Garden area of Mussoorie, you can get inside paying entry fee Rs 100 only.
Celebrity Wax Museum, Lonavala
On the hills of Lonavala at Mumbai-Pune highway, there is one of the famous Celebrity Wax Museum. Enter inside, you will see a spacious ambiance displaying the wax statues of celebrities. You can see wax replicas of Narendra Modi, Shivaji, Kapil Dev, Prabhu Deva, Angelina Jolie, Sharad Pawar, Anna Hazare, A R Rahman, Michael Jackson, and many other. Add this museum in the list of places you will visit during a trip to Lonavala.
Louis Tussaud’s wax museum, Bengaluru
Do you want to have a photograph standing beside legends like Mona Lisa, Shakespeare, Beatles or any of your favorite Disney star? In reality, it is impossible. For this come to Louis Tussaud’s wax museum situated in the Innovative film city of Bengaluru. At this museum, you will not only see real life celebrities wax statue, have a look at your stars from fiction stories too.
Madame Tussauds, Delhi
The list will continue with one more addition later in this year. Yes, the very own Madame Tussauds is going to be open in Delhi soon. At this museum, the wax statues of stars and celebrities will put on Display. The work is in progress. Many statues have been unveiled, latest was of actress Madhubala as Anarkali from her movie Mughal-e-Azam. Many other celebrity statues are in the queue.
Visit these wax statues that seem to be alive. Really it would be a lifetime experience.