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The Wax Works

250 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4535
+1 541-265-2206
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Great for a Rainy Day

This is NO Madam Tussauds Wax Museum, but still cheesy and fun. Make sure you get discount tickets... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nicole W
Layton, Utah
Go Once in your life if you have a coupon

I think wax museums are creepy/weird anyway, maybe the biggest ones have high quality figures and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Portland, Oregon
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250 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4535
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is NO Madam Tussauds Wax Museum, but still cheesy and fun. Make sure you get discount tickets - we bought the package deal that included Ripleys Believe it or Not, the Wax Museum, and the Undersea Gardens. The exhibits are old and some are...More

Thank Nicole W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I think wax museums are creepy/weird anyway, maybe the biggest ones have high quality figures and sense in how they display them, and have good light except when they want to be creepy. This is not one of the big ones. The figures are all...More

Thank 62Katie
Reviewed 16 June 2017

That place is a rip off,very dark inside and the wax figures are terrible! Not worth the $15.00 ticket per person... A waste of time! PERIOD!!!

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I went here as a kid. Nice to see it has been kept up and was still as fun as I remember. Groupon offers a discount pass to this and Ripley's. That saved me a fair amount of $$.

Thank grooms1212
Reviewed 5 June 2017

honestly I was skeptical about visiting,same old ,same old.but not in the least.what a great place,one of my favorites,they have your regular wax figures which were true to life,then they have a kareoke room which was so much fun,i don't do karaoke but did it...More

Thank 89kathy
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Good entertainment. wax figures comparable to those in Vegas. It was fun to walk through and did not take too long.

Thank Krichins
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Overall it was great for what there was but it was very short so walk slow and really observe each scene. It was a little too dark as I tripped over uneven floors several times because I couldn't see. Took my 8 year old, he...More

Thank NicoleCronen
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Like Ripley's, WaxWorks is nice as it offers something different then what the rest of Bay Boulevard has to offer. Admission to one, gives you access to 3 attractions. Decent value.

Thank srohrb
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This place is just okay. It's definitely outdated and in serious need of an upgrade in the lighting department. But they make it more interesting with well-done scenery and cool fog/music effects. Don't expect to spend too much time here, but it can be a...More

Thank jbal429
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

The wax creations are really pretty neat LOVED the elephant in the entrance. It's pretty dark kinda wish it had been lit up better in some places, very hard to get good pics.

Thank Dazia T
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22 March 2016|
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Response from Leanne R | Reviewed this property |
1/2 Hour before Wax Works Closes.
Annie W
9 October 2015|
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Response from Doug-n-Barbara | Reviewed this property |
As copied from their website: One Attraction Three Adult (13 and older) $11.99 $24.99 Youth (5 - 12) $6.99... More