3355 Las Vegas Blvd South
The Venetian is one of the premier hotel casinos on the Strip, located directly across from the Mirage close to the busy corner of Spring Mountain Rd. and Las Vegas Blvd. it along with her sister site the Palazzo and the Sands Expo make up the largest hotel and convention property in the world. No wonder so many famous people stay there… permanently.
Madame Tussauds is the kind of thing you have to see to believe. At 30,000 square feet it is one of the most visited wax museums in the world with some of the most realistic likenesses of famous people you can imagine. You can get up close and personal with the likes of Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Jolie, Johnny Depp, George Clooney, Harrison Ford and many more without a restraining order. See legends like Elvis or Michael Jackson without a séance. They even have sports legends like Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods. Split up into several sections such as, nighlife scene, sports, classic Vegas, music, political and more.
All of the statues are completely interactive meaning you can touch them, take pictures, whatever you like, within reason naturally.
Tickets are $25, $18 for Seniors, $15 for children 7 to 12 and free for kids 6 and under. Madame Tussauds is open at 10 a.m. daily and closing time varies. In addition you can purchase packages. The Romance Package for $60 includes admission to Madame Tussauds Las Vegas, an outdoor Gondola Ride at the Venetian and a meal voucher per person at either Zeffirino (for lunch) or Tintoretto\'s (for dinner) inside the Grand Canal Shoppes and the Scenic Package for $40 includes admission to Madame Tussauds Las Vegas, a souvenir guidebook and an outdoor Gondola Ride at the Venetian.
In addition you can get a behind the scenes look at how the wax sculptures are made. Each figure takes approximately 6 months to complete and costs from $150,000 to $250,000. The celebrities who pose for a wax likeness endure 160 measurements and 150 to 200 photos. They are also happy to donate clothes to the models, and help out where possible. Others have to be constructed from viewing many videos and photos.This is a must see for anyone visiting Las Vegas.