Madam Tussauds History Marie Tussaud 1778 Madam Tussaud 1845 Madam Tussaud ( ) was born in Strasbourg, France. In 1802 she moved to England with 30 wax figures. In 1835 at the age of 74 she decided to settle the permanent exhibition in London in Baker Street. Now there are 2 genuine Madam Tussauds exhibitions – in London and Amsterdam.
The Tableaux The Conservatory The Chamber of Horrors HeroesHeroes The Grand Hall The Battle of Trafalgar Guide to Madame Tussauds
The Conservatory presents Famous writers, sportsmen, film stars and directors Alfred Hitchcock and Agatha ChristieLiza Minnelli
The Tableaux presents Historical events and dramatic stories of their participants Guy Fawkеs The execution of Mary Queen of Scots
The Grand Hall presents is the essence of the exhibition, its main part Kings and queens, popes and presidents, prime ministers and politicians. Queen Victoria Henry VIII with his wives Elithabeth I
The Chamber ofHorrors ofHorrorspresents Methods of execution; Methods of execution; Famous murderers and their victims. Famous murderers and their victims. The Guillotine The Electric Chair The Garrotte The Gallows
H e r o e s presents celebrities celebrities John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg Elvis Presley Telly Savalas–Kojak Here sound, light and special effects are used
The Battle of Trafalgar the naval combat of the British, French and Spanish fleets off Cape Trafalgar, Spain on the 21st October shows The English won, but the death of Admiral Nelson was a tragic loss to the British navy and to the nation. The low gundeck, HMS Victory The death of Nelson Nelsons famous flag signal at the Battle of Trafalgar was: ENGLAND EXPECTS THAT EVERY MAN WILL DO HIS D U T Y
Nelson QUIZ: 1. Where was the first permanent Madam Tussauds exhibition opened? In London in Baker Street 2. How many genuine Madam Tussauds exhibitions are there now? Two 3. Where are they situated? In London and Amsterdam 4. Where was Madam Tussaud born? In Strasbourg, France 5. What is the main part of Madam Tussauds exhibition in London? The Grand Hall 6. In what hall can you see the methods of execution? In the Chamber of Horrors 7. What is the name of the famous English admiral who won the battle of Trafalgar? GOOD JOB!