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Alaska
Talkeetna
Wax Museum of the North
14 3 Talkeetna Spur
Talkeetna  99676
Phone 
907 733-2710
Web Site  *****
Description
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Wax

 

  AR

  Hot Springs

  Josephine Tussaud Wax Museum

  250 Central Avenue

  Hot Springs AR  71901    

  Phone 501 623-5836

  Web Site http://www.rideaduck.com/waxmuseum/index2.html

  Description  Seven Magic Worlds, 100 wax figures, 36 scenes

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Wax

  New or Updated:  2/1/2007

 
 

  CA

  Hollywood

  Hollywood Wax Museum Inc

  6767 Hollywood Boulevard

  Hollywood     CA  90028    

  Phone   323 462-5991

  Web Site  http://www.hollywoodwax.com/

  Alt Web  http://www.seeing-stars.com/Museums/HollywoodWax.shtml

  Description

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Wax

  New or Updated:   1/5/2005

 
California
San Francisco
Wax Museum at Fisherman's Wharf
145 Jefferson Street
San Francisco CA 94133
Phone
415 202 0400
Web Site  www.waxmuseum.com
Description almost 300 figures in realistic settings
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Wax
 
  Florida
Clermont
House of Presidents
123 North Highway 27
Clermont FL  34711
Phone 
352 394-2836
Web Site  *****
Description
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Wax
 
  Kansas
Abilene
Hall of Generals
100 SE 5th
Abilene KS 67410
Phone 
785 263-4194
Alt Phone  785 263-2726
Web Site  *****
Description 
wax figures of WWII generals, located in souvenir shop
Type of Resource  Tourist Attraction
Primary Focus  Wax
Era  WW II
 
    KY
 
Cave City
 
Mammoth Cave Wax Museum
 
Hwy 70 West
 
PO Box 678
 
Cave City  KY  42127
 
Phone   270 773-3010
 
Web Site  http://www.mammothcave.com/wax.htm
 
Description  wax museum
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Wax
 
New or Updated:     5/17/2004
 

  LA

  New Orleans

  Musee Conti Wax Museum

  917 Conti Street

  New Orleans              LA           70112    

  Phone   504 525-2605

  Web Site  http://www.get-waxed.com/

  Toll Free  800 233-5405

  E-mail  mailto:sales@get-waxed.com

  Description  300 years of New Orleans history, Haunted Dungeon

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Wax

  New or Updated:           10/31/2005

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  MA

  Salem

  Salem Wax Museum

  288 Derby Street

  Salem  MA   01970    

  Phone  978 740 2919

  Web Site  www.salemwaxmuseum.com

  Toll Free  800 298-2929

  Description  displays revolve around the famous witch trials and witchcraft

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Wax

  New or Updated:   5/10/2006

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    MD
  Baltimore
  Great Blacks in Wax Museum, Inc
 
1603 East North Avenue
  Baltimore MD  21213    
  Phone  410 563-3404
  Alt Phone  410 563-6416
  Web Site  www.greatblacksinwax.org
  Description  Ancient Egypt to Civil Rights, mostly American blacks, representation of                         slave ship
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
  Primary Focus  Wax
  Group Identity  African American
  New or Updated:  07/29/2003

  Nevada
Las Vegas
Madame Tussaud Celebrity Encounter Wax Museum

3355 Las Vegas Boulevard S
Las Vegas NV 89101
Phone
702 367-1847
Web Site  www.madame-tussauds.com
Description  over 100 celebrity likenesses in wax in various environments
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Wax
  New York
Lake George
House of Frankenstein Wax Museum
213 Canada Street
Lake George NY  12845
Phone
518 668-3377
Web Site  www.frankesteinwaxmuseum.com
Description  wax museum featuring macabre scenes and characters
Type of Resource  Tourist Attraction
Primary Focus  Wax

  New York
New York
Madame Tussaud Wax Museum

234 West 42nd Street
New York NY 
Phone
Web Site 
www.madame-tussauds.com
Toll Free  800 246-8872
Description  175 wax figures, some of which you can touch
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Wax

  Ohio
Mansfield
Living Bible Museum
500 Tingley Avenue
Mansfield OH  44905
Phone 
419 524-0139
Web Site  www.livingbiblemuseum.org
Description  41 dioramas of Bible scenes, collection of Votive Folk Art
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Wax
 
    PA
 
Gettysburg
 
Famous Hall of Presidents
 
789 Baltimore Street
 
Gettysburg  PA  17325    
 
Phone   717 334-5717
 
Web Site  *****
 
Toll Free  800 447-8788
 
Description  wax museum featuring the presidents and their wives
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Wax
 
Nature of Group or Site  Government
 
Industry /Profession Politics
 
New or Updated:   1/16/2004
 
    SD
 
Keystone
 
Parade of Presidents Wax Museum
 
609 Highway 16A
 
PO Box 238
 
Keystone   SD   57751    
 
Phone   605 666-4455
 
Web Site  http://www.blackhillsbadlands.com/presidential/
 
Alt Web  http://www.presidentialwaxmuseum.com/
 
Description  life-sized figures of all US Presidents
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Wax
 
New or Updated:  3/10/2004

 

  Virginia
Natural Bridge
Wax Museum and Factory
PO Box 57
Natural Bridge VA  24578
Phone
Web Site 
http://www.naturalbridgeva.com/
Toll Free  800 533-1410
E-mail  info@naturalbridgeva.com
Alt Web http://www.lexingtonvirginia.com/natural_bridge.htm
Description  170 wax figures with animation, lights and sound, and a tour of the factory
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Wax

  West Virginia
Harpers Ferry
John Brown Wax Museum
168 High Street
PO Box 806
Harpers Ferry WV  25425
Phone 304 535-2792
Web Site *****
Description story of John Brown from childhood to hanging after famous raid
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Wax

  Wyoming
Thermopolis
Old West Wax Museum & Dancing Bear Folk Center
119 S 6th Street
PO Box 71
Thermopolis WY 82443
Phone 307 864-9396
Web Site http://server1.dancingbear.org/
Toll Free 800 455-3466
E-mail dancingbear@dancingbear.org
Description wax figures refurbished & moved from another museum, textile demonstrations, teddy bear museum
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Wax
Field of Study/Science Facility Old West
Industry /Profession Textiles
Collection A-F Dolls

 

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