Madame Tussauds Vienna
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Madame Tussauds Vienna information
Lonely Planet review
Opened in 2011, this waxwork wonderland in the Würstelprater is a stage for a host of sculpted celebrities – Nicole Kidman, Michael Jackson and Johnny Depp star among them. Other figures such as Emperor Franz Joseph and his beloved Sisi, Klimt, Freud and Falco give the experience a distinctly Austrian edge.
There are hands-on exhibits that let you interact with the wax, from taking an IQ test with Albert Einstein to composing with Mozart and Beethoven.