Shanghai Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

Shanghai Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

Shanghai Madame Tussauds is located on the 10th floor of the New World Department Store, Nanjing Xi Road, Shanghai, China. Opened May 1, 2006 it is the sixth Madame Tussauds Wax Museum after Madame Tussauds London, Amsterdam, New York, Hong Kong, and Las Vegas.

Why is Shanghai Madame Tussauds Wax Museum so special?

Madame Tussauds is famous for its new materials, the most advanced technology and realistic making methods. In the charm of Shanghai Pavilion, visitors can have an authentic experience of life in old Shanghai. The Historic Celebrities Pavilion shows legendary figures from history. In addition, Madame Tussauds Shanghai will bring new wax figures into being from all walks of life.

History of Shanghai Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

Marie Tussaud was a French woman. A physician taught her the art of wax modelling. In 1835, when she was 74 years old, Madame Tussauds was set up in London, which grew to become a major tourist attraction. Marie Tussaud, born in Strasbourg, France, was famous for her wax-making abilities. Her most outstanding work is the wax figure of the French writer Voltaire. She modeled other famous people of her time such as Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Benjamin Franklin.The Shanghai branch opened in 2006.

How to Get to Shanghai Madame Tussauds Wax Museum?

Travel with China Dragon Tours (top recommended)

If you want to get rid of hustle of transportation and troublesome navigation, you can book a private tour package which covers visiting, dining and transfer from us. Our local tour guide and driver will escort you to Shanghai Madame Tussauds Wax Museum with speed and convenience, and take care of all the details. You just need to focus on travel.

Independent Travel


By subway No.1, 2, 8 and get off at the station of Ren Min Guang Chang.


Take bus 18, 46, 108, 312, 318, 537, 930, or 952 and get off at Xizangzhonglu Beijingdonglu Station.

Useful Travel Tips

Entrance Fee

RMB 190
RMB 140 for children between 1.0m and 1.4m.
Free for children under 1.0m

Please not take any pets into Madame Tussauds, while guide dogs are accepted.

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Edited by Winnie/张赢