Madama Tussauds Budapest is the 24th production of Madame Tussauds worldwide. The exhibit opened Thursday at 10 a.m. at Palazzo Dorottya in the city center. Featuring 51 realistic Hungarian and international wax figures, the tourist attraction will kick off with exorbitant prices.
As we reported, Madame Tussauds Budapest will feature a total of 51 wax figures, including 17 Hungarian or Hungarian-related figures created specifically for the Budapest museum. The Hungarian edition consists of well-known historical figures such as Saint Stephen, the first King of Hungary, King Matthias, reforming politicians Lajos Kossuth and István Széchenyi, poet Sándor Petőfi, composer and pianist Ferenc Liszt, computer scientist János Neumann, Dracula actor Béla Lugosi, and soccer legend Ferenc Puskás. International figures include Queen Elizabeth II, Pope Francis, Mikhail Gorbachev, Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump, among others. Madame Tussauds in Budapest is the only museum to feature Bud Spencer, Chuck Norris and Peter Falk, organizers said.
However, admission will cost an arm and a leg:
- the adult ticket purchased on site will be 13,990 HUF (37.45 EUR)
- child ticket 10,990 HUF (29.42 EUR)
- group ticket for young people aged 16 to 19 from 4 people: 10,990 HUF/person (29.42 EUR)
- family ticket (2 adults + 1 child) 32,490 HUF (86.96 EUR)
- for a family ticket each additional child 7,990 HUF (21.39 EUR)
- for a senior ticket HUF 7,990 (EUR 21.39)
- people with disabilities are entitled to a discounted ticket for 4,990 HUF (13.36 EUR).
It should be borne in mind that you can save quite a bit on advance tickets. The museum should be open every weekday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., writes pénzcentrum.hu.