Museum:Museo delle Cere
address: p.zza Santi Apostoli, 67
Il museo è aperto tutti i giorni dalle ore 9:00 alle ore 21:00
Il prezzo del biglietto è:
Intero: 9,00 €
Ridotto: 7,00 € (a persona per gruppi di minimo 10 persone)
Metro B: Fermata Colosseo e Termini
Bus: 85, 87, 175, 810
Metro A: Fermata Termini
Bus: 64, 75, 170
COOPERATIVA IL SOGNO
Viale Regina Margherita, 192 - 00198 ROMA
Tel. 06/18.104.22.168 Fax 06/22.214.171.124
It was designed by Marcello Canines in 1953, after visiting the Wax Museum Madame Tussaud's in London and to Grevin in Paris.
The first exhibition, consisting of 38 characters, was shown at public in 1958 in some circles of the Baths of Diocletian.
In 1969-70 the Museum was housed in the Palazzo Colonna Piazza SS.
It is currently ranked third in Europe after London and Paris.
Among its many statues of famous people and reconstructions of historical scenes you can admire those of Machiavelli, Mazzini, Lenin, De Gasperi, Churchill, Stalin, Roosevelt, Mao Tse Tung, Byron, Wagner, Charles Chaplin, Alberto Sordi, Nino Manfredi, Pooh, Francesco Totti, Zucchero and Luciano Pavarotti.
For the children are also exposed the reconstructions of the characters of the story of Sleeping Beauty and some prehistoric animals.
From 8 December 2008, the Museum has also enriched the statues of St.
Padre Pio and the President of the United States Barack Obama.
Since March 2009 inolte you can admire the new statue of Alberto Sordi dressed in the costumes of the Marchese del Grillo.