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Madame Tussauds is a wax museum in London with branches in a number of major cities. It was founded by wax sculptor Marie Tussaud. It used to be called "Madame Tussaud's", but the apostrophe is no longer used.[1][2] Madame Tussauds is a major tourist attraction in London. It has waxwork displays of historical and royal figures, film stars, sports stars and infamous murderers.


  1. Rothstein, Edward (24 August 2007). "Ripley's Believe It or Not — Madame Tussauds". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-05-12 : "Madame Tussaud (who gave the attraction its now-jettisoned apostrophe) ..."
  2. Times Online Style Guide — M: "Madame Tussauds (no longer an apostrophe)."

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