Wax museum

A wax museum or waxworks usually consists of a collection of wax sculptures representing famous people from history and contemporary personalities exhibited in lifelike poses, wearing real clothes.

Notable Places in the Area

The is a major public library, the largest in Spain, and one of the largest in the world. is situated 170 metres southeast of Wax museum. Photo: dalbera, CC BY 2.0.

The is a museum in , Spain. is situated 260 metres southeast of Wax museum. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Plaza de Colón is located in the encounter of , Centro and Salamanca districts of , . Photo: edans, CC BY 2.0.

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Localities in the Area

is an area of central Madrid, named after its main square, Plaza de . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Malasaña, Chueca, Conde Duque and Salesas are neighbourhoods in northern central . Photo: Zarateman, CC0.

is a district of . It is located northeast of the centre and is considered to be the poshest neighbourhood of the city. Photo: Zaqarbal, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Wax museum

40.4248° or 40° 25' 29.3" north
-3.6914° or 3° 41' 29.1" west
Open Location Code
678 metres (2,224 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 4213142633
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Albanian: Muze dylli
  • Arabic: متحف الشمع
  • Arabic: متحف شمع
  • Armenian: Մոմե արձանների թանգարան
  • Catalan: museu de cera
  • Chinese: 蜡像博物馆
  • Chinese: 蠟像博物館
  • Chinese: 蠟像館
  • Dutch: Panopticum
  • Dutch: panopticum
  • Dutch: wassenbeeldenmuseum
  • English: wax museum
  • English: waxworks
  • Esperanto: muzeo de vaksoskulptaĵoj
  • Finnish: vahakabinetti
  • French: Musée de cire
  • French: musée de cire
  • German: Wachsfigurenkabinett
  • Hebrew: מוזיאון שעווה
  • Hungarian: Panoptikum
  • Hungarian: panoptikum
  • Indonesian: Museum lilin
  • Italian: museo delle cere
  • Japanese: 蝋人形館
  • Lithuanian: Vaško figūrų muziejus
  • Malay (generic): Muzium lilin
  • Norwegian: Vokskabinett
  • Norwegian Bokmål: vokskabinett
  • Polish: Gabinet figur woskowych
  • Polish: muzeum figur woskowych
  • Portuguese: Museu de Cera
  • Portuguese: Museu de cera
  • Portuguese: museu de cera
  • Romanian: Muzeu de ceară
  • Russian: Музей восковых фигур
  • Serbian: muzej voštanih figura
  • Serbian: музеј воштаних фигура
  • Spanish: Museo de cera
  • Spanish: museo de cera
  • Swedish: Vaxkabinett
  • Swedish: vaxmuseum
  • Tamil: மெழுகு அருங்காட்சியகம்
  • Museo de Cera
  • Museo delle cere

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