Have you ever had a chance to take a selfie next to your favourite star or celebrity? Well, if you haven’t, here is the next best option. Take a pic next to a wax statue. If you haven’t managed one yet, welcome to Kanyakumari and the famous wax museum that showcases a host of national and international celebrities. One of the top tourist attractions of Kanyakumari, this museum is also known as Mayapuri Wonder Wax Museum.
Located inside the Baywatch amusement park in Kanyakumari, the wax museum is designed in line with the world-famous Madame Tussaud’s in London. Though not a grand one with so much of exhibits when compared to various other bigger wax museums in the world, Kanyakumari Wax Museum still has enough in to excite a visitor. Kids will especially love the museum and a chance to see figures of their dearest stars up close. Historical figures, Indian and international movie actors, political figures, sports personalities etc. are included in the list. Some of the most noted celebrities in the hall include Mahatma Gandhi, Mother Teresa, Indira Gandhi, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Dr. Manmohan Singh, Amithabh Bacchan, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Shahrukh Khan Jackie Chan and so goes the list.
The museum was established in 2005 and continues to be a source of great amusement and entertainment to tourists coming to Kanyakumari. There are also 3D paintings within the museum premises that add to the attraction of visiting the centre. Make sure to drop in to this amazing venue on your trip to Kanyakumari.
Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, about 88.6 km away
Kanyakumari Station, about 1.3 km away