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Wax museum

A wax museum or waxworks consists of a collection wax figures representing famous people from history and contemporary personalities exhibited in lifelike poses.

Wax museums often have a special section dubbed the chamber of horrors in which the more grisly exhibits are displayed.

Madame Tussaud's is perhaps the most famous name associated wax museums. In 1835 Madame Tussaud established her first permanent exhibition in London's Baker Street.

A wax figure of Luciano Pavarotti in Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.