Madame Tussauds, the world-renowned wax attraction, is set to open its newest attraction in Music City April 2017. The multi-sensory experience will make guests the star of the show while getting up close and personal with some of the world’s biggest musical talents. Built to honor Nashville and its deep roots in America’s music history, Madame Tussauds will host visitors from around the globe as they enjoy a musical journey through time alongside a colorful cast of figures. The Nashville location will be the first Madame Tussauds worldwide that will center its focus on one theme, music. The beloved brand is excited to be opening an attraction in the U.S. that focuses solely on the lyrical icons that have shaped the musical landscape of America.
Kicking off the project with a groundbreaking ceremony in July of 2016, Madame Tussauds Nashville’s construction is making headway with the sounds of hammers steadfastly working toward the April 2017 opening. Crews have been working tirelessly to transform the space, creating vivid and authentic scenery that will become the backdrop to the dynamic cast of wax figures.
Several music heavy-hitters have already been announced as permanent residents of the brand’s newest locale. Music royalty hitting the stage at Madame Tussauds Nashville will include Beyonce, Carrie Underwood, Stevie Wonder, Taylor Swift, Johnny Cash, Minnie Pearl and Little Jimmy Dickens. More artists will continue to be added to the bill as the attraction nears completion.
Madame Tussauds has been generating excitement within the Nashville community, hosting several surprise figure reveal events prior to the location’s impending opening. The late Minnue Pearl made her figure debut to Nashville residents and the television viewing audiences around the country, alongside her family members in the city’s annual Christmas parade this December. Adoring fans waved and cheered as she cruised down Broadway atop a Gray Line bus.
Little Jimmy Dickens’ figure also made a splash on the scene as the Grand Ole Opry legend’s close friend and country superstar, Brad Paisley, introduced Dickens’ look alike on the iconic Opry at the Ryman stage. Paisley paid tribute to his late friend with a performance of his favorite Dickens’ song, to the delight of the crowd. And current Country superstar, Blake Sheltons’ figure made its debut on NBC’s TODAY Show on February 27th, while Luke Bryan chose the stage of his Madison Square Garden concert on March 1st to take the first peek at his wax figure.
Attendees of the attraction will not only be allowed, but encouraged to have fun and interact with the figures. Take a selfie with Queen Bey, rock out next to T-Swift or sing a bar with the Man in Black.
Early bird tickets are now available for guests to purchase in order to be among the first to experience the one-of-a-kind attraction. These limited-time-only tickets offer visitors $5 off the regular ticket price. These special Early Bird tickets are redeemable through the end of 2017, after the attraction opens the rate will return to the standard rate of $24 for adults and $19 for children ages 3-12. Ages two and under are always free.
Viewing the unrivaled craftsmanship of each figure is truly an experience that cannot be missed. Each Madame Tussauds figure is a work of art, involving teams of professional artists and sculptors who spend months of extensive research and take more than 300 measurements to recreate world-famous icons to achieve the kind of astonishing realism that has been at the heart of the 250-year Madame Tussauds’ legacy.
For more information on the star-studded attraction, visit madametussauds.com/nashville.