Friday, December 1, 2023

New US Presidents Gallery at Madame Tussauds Washington – review & photo gallery (WashPost)

(Photo: Jim Sulley/Newscast for Madame Tussauds D.C.)
From the Washington Post: ‘Madame Tussauds opened in D.C. three years ago — the 12th Madame Tussauds museum worldwide. But last month, the D.C. location opened a new part of the museum: a Presidents Gallery showing all 43 chief executives from George Washington to Barack Obama. Broken into small rooms that cover certain moments in the country’s past, it’s like a 3-D journey through American history.
“We had a few presidents when we first opened up, but people kept asking for more presidents,” said Dan Rogoski, general manager of the museum. “It makes a lot of sense for the nation’s capital.”’… Access the full story and photo gallery here.

Related (IPM News Center, with video): $2M Presidents’ Gallery debuts at Madame Tussauds Washington DC

Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin ([email protected]) is a leading journalist, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She reports on design and technical design, production and project management, industry trends and company culture. From 2005-2020 she ran communications and publications for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA and publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association, and has contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a BFA from Pratt Institute. She has lived in Detroit, New York, Oakland, and now Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts community.

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