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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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Interesting but small museum

Firstly, great air conditioning! We found the Wax Museum a great respite from the heat. Ok, it's no Madame Tussauds so you can't get up and close to the displays and some of the... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 January 2017
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Southport, Australia
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Gladstone, Australia
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Firstly, great air conditioning! We found the Wax Museum a great respite from the heat. Ok, it's no Madame Tussauds so you can't get up and close to the displays and some of the displays looked tired and old. My daughter and I loved the miniature nursery rhyme displays, they were our favourite. We also enjoyed the private tour of... More 

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Thank Michelle D
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

The exhibits are very tired and for the cost of entry I'm puzzled where they invest the money , not back into the museum! A lot of exhibits are old and their cases are tacky. Guided tour was very interesting. Why do we have to pay Adult prices for 15 year olds who are still at school.

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Thank Belinda M
Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

The heading says it all, not too bad but worth a visit. this some interesting dysplasia and no doubt some very talented work is going into the display, I personally feel that it was not great value for money but it has been crossed off the list.

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Thank Jace M
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

was the first thing we did when visited the gold coast when you compare what you get for $120 for family entry compared to somewhere like currambin sanctuary its a bit rich i will give the big fella that did the guided tour a thumbs up he was very good and the torture chamber tour was great i feel about... More 

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Dapto
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Recently went back to the wax museum....kids loved down stairs in the torture chamber and the history...well worth it...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The tour is the best. Leant so much. The statues look so real!! Took lots and lots of photos. Very welcoming and nice staff

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