The Dreamland Wax Museum (aka Dreamland Foz), the largest of its kind in Brazil, houses more than 70 life-size wax figures. Get up close and personal with representations of Pope John Paul II, Madonna, Charlie Chaplin, Neymar Jr., Whoopi Goldberg, and many more.The Basics
The museum’s collection is divided into categories: movie stars, sports stars, pop stars, and more. You’ll see each wax statue in an appropriate setting, such as Pelé on a soccer field and R2-D2 in a futuristic scene. If you plan to do additional sightseeing, look for a combo ticket that includes Dreamland Foz along with other attractions in the area—some packages include round-trip transport from your hotel.Things to Know Before You Go
How to Get There
- Dreamland Foz is a must for families.
- The museum is wheelchair-accessible.
- Children under age 3 enter for free; children under age 11 get a discount.
- Most visitors spend about an hour at the museum.
- Photo-taking is allowed for an additional fee, and professional photos are available for purchase.
A 5-minute drive from Foz do Iguaçu International Airport, Dreamland—part of the Foz do Iguaçu Park Show complex—is within easy walking distance of many hotels and other attractions (such as Acquamania Foz).
When to Get There
The museum is open every day from early morning until late evening. For fewer crowds, go on a weekday and avoid public and school holidays.Foz do Iguaçu Park Show
Spend a day exploring the entire Foz do Iguaçu Park Show. Besides Dreamland, check out replicas of famous monuments at Wonders of the World, prehistoric animals at the Valley of the Dinosaurs, and all things ice at the Dreams Ice Bar. Buy a separate ticket for each attraction, a passport that covers all of them, or a tour that includes transportation as well as admission to the complex.