Take selfies with all your favorite celebrities, right on Darling Harbour. Opened in 2012, the Sydney outpost of the Madame Tussauds museum features incredibly lifelike wax replicas of famous figures—from Australian pop idols to sports heroes, movie stars, and politicians.
Madame Tussauds Sydney hosts wax statues of Aussies like Kylie Minogue, plus a special history zone filled with founders and well-known names from colonial Australia. Interactive exhibits let you pose for an official royal portrait, strut the catwalk with supermodels, practice kicks alongside soccer stars, or record a track at the MTV recording booth. Discount admission is available through several Sydney combo passes.
Things to Know Before You Go
- Madame Tussauds is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers, and wheelchairs are available to rent.
- Service animals are welcome inside.
How to Get There
On Darling Harbour, Madame Tussauds is a short walk from the Town Hall and Wynyard train stations and the Darling Harbour ferry terminal. Paid parking is nearby. The hop-on hop-off bus also stops at Madame Tussauds.
When to Get There
The wax museum is typically open daily, sometimes closing early due to special events. Check the website for details.
Darling Harbour Attractions
Make a family-friendly day of it on Darling Harbour. Right next to Madame Tussauds, get up close to creatures of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium—or see land animals from around the globe at the WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo. Enjoy a waterfront meal, head out on a dinner cruise from King Street Wharf, or marvel at the city views from the Sydney Tower Eye.