After locations in London, Sydney, Las Vegas, Berlin, Amsterdam and New York the world-famous Madame Tussauds wax museum has also opened a branch in Dubai. This makes Dubai the first city in the Middle East to have its own wax museum.
Seven themed rooms
The very first Madame Tussauds in the Middle East offers a fascinating world of sports, music, entertainment and glamor divided in seven themed areas: World Leaders, Fashion, Bollywood, Movies, Media, Sports, and Music. In total you can spot over 60 world stars at Madame Tussauds Dubai. And 16 new wax figures of local stars from the Middle East.
You can expect movie stars from different eras including Bollywood’s Shah Rukh Khan, Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Chan, but also reality star Kylie Jenner, supermodel Cara Delevigne, multiple world champion Lewis Hamilton and sports legend Cristiano Ronaldo can be admired in the museum in Dubai. In addition to well-known global stars, Madame Tussauds Dubai is also home to individuals well-known in the Middle East, including Nancy Ajram and Maya Diab.
Tickets for Madame Tussauds Dubai
The tickets for the Madame Tussauds museum in Dubai costs 36,75 US Dollar for adults. Children between 3 and 11 years costs 29,95 US Dollar. Children under three years of age can enter for free. Online you can select the desired date and see immediately whether there is still space available. Pay attention to the time slots that you can enter. This means that you can enter quickly. They expect you to arrive and sign up about 10 minutes before your time slot starts. The prices mentioned may be changed in connection with the exchange rate of the Euro against the Dirham. You can easily buy tickets for Madame Tussauds Dubai online at the Tiqets website or at the GetYourGuide website.
Combi ticket Madame Tussauds & 2 or 3 hour Dubai Marina Yacht Tour
Visit Madame Tussauds Dubai and also take a yacht cruise along the Dubai Marina, Bluewaters Island, Palm Jumeirah and the Burj Al Arab including lunch? Then there is an affordable combi ticket available that gives you a 5% discount on both activities. The great thing about this ticket is that you can plan these two activities separately on different days.
The yacht cruise lunch along the Dubai Marina starts at 11:30. You spend 2 hours on this tour. The tour is including BBQ lunch with meat, chicken and vegetarian options, bread, salad and soft drink. For adults this ticket costs 71 US Dollar. Children in the age from 3 to 12 years pay 43,50 US Dollar. But remember you get a discount of 5 % this. This combi ticket costs 102 US Dollar for adults and can be booked directly online at the Tiqets website.
Different cruise tours available in combination with the ticket for Madame Tussauds
For the cruise tour you can choose different start times. The tours all have a slightly different offer with a different price. See what suits you the best. For example, the sunset tour will show you a very beautiful sunset and the evening tour will show you the beautiful lights of Dubai.
Yacht cruise morning tour
The yacht cruise morning tour along the Dubai Marina starts at 9:00 am. You spend 2 hours on this tour. The tour is including breakfast pastries and juices. For adults this ticket costs 57 US Dollar.
Yacht cruise lunch
The yacht cruise lunch along the Dubai Marina starts at 11:30. You spend 2 hours on this tour. The tour is including BBQ lunch with meat, chicken and vegetarian options, bread, salad and soft drink. For adults this ticket costs 71 US Dollar
Yacht cruise afternoon tour
he yacht cruise afternoon tour along the Dubai Marina starts at 2:00 pm. You spend 3 hours on this tour. The tour is including BBQ lunch with meat, chicken and vegetarian options, bread, salad and soft drink. For adults this ticket costs 98 US Dollar
Yacht cruise sunset tour
The yacht cruise sunset tour along the Dubai Marina starts at 5:30 pm. You spend 2 hours on this tour. The tour is including BBQ dinner with meat, chicken and vegetarian options, bread, salad and soft drink. For adults this ticket costs 84,50 US Dollar
Yacht cruise evening tour
The yacht cruise evening tour along the Dubai Marina starts at 8:00 pm. You spend 2 hours on this tour. For adults this ticket costs 57 US Dollar
Choose the combination ticket that suits you the best. The ticket gives you 5 % discount on the two activities and can be booked directly online at the Tiqets website.
How to get to Madame Tussauds Dubai and opening hours
Madame Tussauds Dubai is located right next to the Bluewaters Mall on Bluewaters Island just off the coast of Dubai. This man-made island is located a few hundred meters off the coast of Dubai, near the Dubai Marina and JBR. The island is especially famous because of the Ain Dubai Ferris wheel which with a height of over 250 meters is the highest Ferris wheel in the world.
If you want to travel to Madame Tussauds by public transport, you can take the Dubai Metro and get off at the Sobha Reality Station at the Dubai Marina. From here you can transfer to the Dubai Tram where you have to get off at the Jumeraih Beach Residence 2 stop. From here it is about a 15 minute walk to Bluewaters Island over the pedestrian bridge.
You can also travel to Bluewaters Island by taxi, there is a central taxi stand on the island. From there it is only a few minutes’ walk to the wax museum. If you want to travel to Bluewaters Island with your own car, if you are coming from Dubai, you can take the E11 highway and take the Bluewaters Island exit. Are you coming from the direction of Abu Dhabi? Then take the E10 highway, then the E11 and take exit 29 towards Bluewaters Island.
Madame Tussauds Dubai is open daily, on Thursdays and Fridays from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM and the other days from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
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