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The National Wax Museum Plus
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Ranked #101 of 506 things to do in Dublin
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Owner description: The National Wax Museum Plus is an interactive tourist attraction based on 22-25 Westmoreland Street. It's fun for all the family!
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Save your money”
Reviewed 12 June 2014

Abysmal. We bought it as part of a hotel deal and to be honest, I wish we'd gone on the Guinness tour or the Kilmainham gaol visit, both of which are far superior. At best, it's an eclectic mix of museum artefacts about famous Irish scientists - great, but not really relevant in a wax works. At worst, it's a collection of sparsely populated rooms, of peoplewho may have once visited Ireland, hence their inclusion.

Seriously, don't even think about going. Best part of £30 for 2 adults and a child - be warned

Visited May 2014
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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Worst wax ever.”
Reviewed 10 June 2014 via mobile

Extremely disappointed with this exhibit. The only thing that stopped it being a one star was the fact you got a bit of the Irish history thrown it at the same time. Avoid unless its a rainy day.

Visited June 2014
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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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“Much better than I expected”
Reviewed 3 June 2014

I've lived in Dublin for a few years and always wanted to go to this museum, just for fun. I finally did and it was really good, much better than I expected. I've never been to any other wax museums (although I want to go!) but, from what I've heard of them, this one is different from the rest as it isn't simply famous people copied but exhibits which move through Irish history - while you may not recognise some of them (particularly if you aren't Irish), I thought it was really smart, making it particular to Ireland. Some of the figures aren't the best while some a fairly good. They're all interesting and fun though! Lots of different sections to the museum (history, science etc) which makes it really good and interesting! Would recommend it, definitely!

Visited May 2014
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Day Trippers”
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Good venue for a very wet afternoon. Didn't know what to expect, but was well pleased with the variety of exhibits. Lots of different historical figures and the audio button really helped.

Visited May 2014
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Barryton, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“It's okay...”
Reviewed 29 May 2014

To be honest it was just okay. A few of the exhibits were spot on but others were a miss. It is not something that I would make a point to return to in the future.

Visited April 2014
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