Category: Wax statue

Wax statues museums – the destinations that worth visiting in HongKong

The first Madame Tussauds wax museum opened in London in 1835 and now has many locations around the world. The Hong Kong branch is the first in Asia and opened in 2000.

The wax museum in Hong Kong is located inside the famous Peak Tower – a famous shopping complex with ultra modern design and breathtaking views. Visit this Museum, visitors can admire many world famous faces in ten themed areas: Hong Kong charm, Royal, history and national heroes, television, world stars, SCREAM, Championship, legend, music monument and Fantasy Kingdom.

Located on a mountain, this museum opens a world of lifelike wax figures of celebrities, from artists to politicians. Here, visitors can take photos with wax figures of famous people that tourists love.

Hong Kong Madame Tussauds invested 20 million HKD, with over 100 wax statues. Although the fare is not cheap, every day thousands of people line up to “meet” their stars and idols.
At the museum there are more than 100 wax figures with a scale of 1: 1 on display across three floors. With each wax statue, the museum’s sculptors have to spend 3-4 months working to make the character lively, with eyes to attract viewers. Each statue looks, but it all exudes their own charisma and style. In particular, each wax statue has the same character and measurements as the real character.
To get the doll in Madame Tussauds, the characters must ensure two factors: fame, excellence.

At the entrance of the museum, visitors will get the wax statue of the martial arts star Jackie Chan to pick up before starting the journey through many thematic areas including Music Idol, Hong Kong Glamor area (the throne Famous stars) and Champion area.

In addition to the enjoyment of the wax sculpture of famous people, Madame Tussauds Hong Kong also offers visitors a completely new experience in the Scream area. Here, visitors will play a passenger who strayed into an abandoned psychiatric hospital and had to find his way out of the dark corridors, avoiding wax statues as well as scary makeup actors nape hair. Occasionally on the way there will be unexpected obstacles appear that visitors are afraid to take heart and also cry out in a frightened way. If you are a fan of haunted houses and horror games, Scream is a place for visitors to visit.

End the journey with the stars at Hong Kong’s Madame Tussauds souvenir shop, which sells a lot of souvenirs and gifts; from individual hand waxes, to small figurines, 3D glass cubes and many other options.

Walking around a museum, it is very interesting to see the wax forming technology. Possibly, the image creation technique has far advanced compared to the early days of sculptor Marie Tussauds. From the exhibition of some famous figures in England and France more than 200 years ago, Marie Tussauds has now opened its doors in many major cities around the world. Each museum is a space gathering wax figures of politicians, scientists, writers, amateurs, music stars, athletes … for generations. It is estimated that there are thousands of stars in all areas appearing in the Madame Tussauds museum system.

With over 100 wax figures, Madame Tussauds Hong Kong will bring an interesting experience to all visitors in the Hong Kong tour. And the interaction with the famous star, where every visitor can become a star, or simply compare themselves to the wax statue.

Ronaldo spent nearly 700 million to make his own wax statue at his home

After the unexpected success of wax figures CR7, the Real Madrid star decided to spend money to sculpt his statue at home.
Cristiano Ronaldo is a superstar of the football world in particular and the sports world in general, so it is natural for the player’s image to attract the attention of fans. Because of the popularity and success of CR7 in real life, the wax statues of Portuguese superstars are always a tourist attraction.
After seeing the unexpected success of the wax statue at the Madrid museum, the star in white vulture decided to spend £ 20,000 (nearly VND 700 million) to make a wax version own own. British artist, Michael Wade, was chosen by CR7 in this and according to news from the press, Wade himself was the one who created the famous wax statue of Ronaldo in 2013.


Mr. Wade told reporters, “This new wax statue is a replica identical to the 2013 version because we created it based on the pattern of the previous wax statue. Ronaldo just needs to send us his latest outfit and shoes. ” In addition, according to the British artist, the statue’s hair is attached directly to the wax figure and CR7 has sent a close stylist to beautify this new version.

Once completed, the statue was packed and shipped from Heathrow to Madrid to be delivered to Ronaldo ‘s house and the star also saw this wax figure firsthand. According to the estimate of Real Madrid player, the waxed version of 2015 will be taken to Europe for fans to see firsthand and then the statue is taken back to Madrid and placed at the site. Most important in CR7’s million-dollar mansion.

The first wax version of Ronaldo was crafted and completed in 2013, currently on display at the Madrid wax museum. This statue receives the attention of visitors and it welcomes thousands of visitors to visit every day. Cristiano Ronaldo takes care of this statue when he devotes a professional stylist to the museum every month to maintain the hair of the CR7 version of the statue.