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Josephine Tussauds Wax Museum

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Address: 250 Central Ave., Hot Springs, AR 71901
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This place is a time capsule of old Hot Springs. The displays are all old and they look old. That was actually what made it interesting. They have some modern displays, but... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 July 2015
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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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Grapevine, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

It is a must see when you come to Hot Springs. Josephine Tussauds Wax Museum is located across the street from the Arlington Hotel Resort on Central Drive in the heart of the historic Bath House Row. There are at least 100 wax replicas of the US Presidents, French and British Royalty, Alice in Wonderland, movie stars, scenes of torture... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

It was a bit old, and had a musty smell. The building had a lot of history. We had a lot of fun, and really enjoyed seeing all the different wax figures. I'd recommend checking it out. There is a section for adults only, (graphic torture and monsters) but it's sectioned off so you can skip it if you have... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

This place is a time capsule of old Hot Springs. The displays are all old and they look old. That was actually what made it interesting. They have some modern displays, but even they look old. If you're going to do this, you MUST get the pass with all the other stuff on it. Go carts, mini golf, duck ride,... More 

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Thank Glenn R
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Not sure if I'm spoiled from after visiting Ripleys wax museums but this wasn't worth the $10 per person in my opinion. The quality just wasn't there and the tour is small.

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

I have been visiting this museum for 35 years. When I was there about 8 years ago, it had started to look run down. We I returned for a visit this month, I was glad to see that there had been quite a bit of work done and it looked a lot better. I hope they continue to keep this... More 

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1 Thank TQuave
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

The wax figures are pretty terrible, but it was really enjoyable to walk through and make fun of everything, but if you don't want to spend the money then don't go.

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Houston
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015

We visited this museum because the kids wanted to see it, but it wasn't worth the cost of the tickets. The museum is quite dated and looks dusty and old. The hallways are narrow and dark and there are several sets of stairs that would be difficult for some to navigate. Some of the scenes have a sound recording that... More 

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

got this with the combo ticket and did not know that you must climb stairs to see the attraction. well. I cant climb stairs and the young person that was working did not really care that I just wasted money on something that I could not participate in. As I m sitting there waiting on the rest of my party... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

First thing I have to say is that the building is not ADA accessible. There is a set of stairs (probably 25 or so) to start the tour, and 10-15 to end it. We bought the combo pack (several different attractions for one price), and members of our party couldn't even do the museum. There is an escalator on the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

The building was interesting. It has a lot of history to it. It was interesting reading about it and learning some things. The wax people were neat to see. It felt kind of dingy in there but it was probably due to the age of the building. It was ok though.

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