Hollywood Wax Museum

The Hollywood Wax Museum can be the ideal destination when you find yourself looking for something interesting to do in Los Angeles. In a city this full of celebrities and museums, it's only natural that there is a wax museum located here. As is true of any museum, visitors to the Wax Museum in Hollywood are free to arrive at their own opinion when it comes to the quality of the works. According to some, the Clint Eastwood and Elizabeth Taylor statues figure among the best, and the Baywatch representation of David Hasselhoff offers a considerable likeness.

The Hollywood Wax Museum is relatively easy to find, as it is located on Hollywood Boulevard. Right across the street from the museum is the Hollywood & Highland Center, and Grauman's Chinese Theater is only a block away. Helping to draw attention to the Wax Museum in Hollywood is a costumed employee, who is dressed like Frankenstein. Through various antics, this employee attempts to draw people inside. Also helping to draw in visitors is the new neon sign, which was part of the 2006 renovations. Once inside, visitors can examine the more than 180 figures at the Hollywood Wax Museum. Many of these figures depict classic stars, such as John Wayne and Marilyn Monroe, while others represent personalities of the day, including Johnny Depp and Gwenyth Paltrow.

Tickets to the Hollywood Wax Museum can be purchased at the door, and the museum is open daily from 10 a.m. until midnight on weekdays. On weekends, the museum stays open until 1 a.m. For those who are interested, a combination ticket that allows for discounted admission to the Wax Museum and the nearby Guinness World Records Museum is available. Often Los Angeles tour and vacation packages will also include discounted tickets to the Hollywood Wax Museum.

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