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6 – 9 May 2024

Allu Arjun, Marilyn Monroe, and Chris Hemsworth’s Figures Revealed at Merlin Entertainments’ Madame Tussauds Dubai in 2024

To celebrate the wax figures’ arrival, Madame Tussauds Dubai is offering ‘Kids Go Free’ from 1 May until 31 August.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1 May, 2024: Merlin Entertainments’ Madame Tussauds Dubai, the interactive wax attraction located on Bluewaters revealed three exciting wax figures in Q1. Marilyn Monroe’s figure brings vintage Hollywood glamour to the already incredible experience. Chris Hemsworth’s figure visits Dubai for a limited time from Madame Tussauds Vienna and, at a glittering VIP event attended by the star himself, Allu Arjun met his wax self!

Allu Arjun, the six-time Filmfare Award winner, and India’s Prestigious National Award Winner, known affectionately as the Icon Star, 'King of Dance,' now stands immortalized in wax, capturing his dynamic presence and unparalleled talent. Allu Arjun's figure finds its place in a dedicated area themed around his famous song "Butta Bomma”, featuring an interactive dance experience where guests can learn his iconic moves! 

Adorned in an iconic red jacket reminiscent of his electrifying performance in the boardroom dance scene from the blockbuster movie "Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo," the figure embodies the essence of Allu Arjun's magnetic persona. Allu Arjun is the first actor from South India to have his statue at Madame Tussauds in Dubai.

Marilyn Monroe’s figure is styled in the shimmering red sequin dress from the 1953 film ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’. Her figure can be seen in her signature look: blonde curled hair, red lips and full lashes. She joins the likes of Audrey Hepburn, Jennifer Lawrence, and Tom Cruise in the Film Zone.

Known for his portrayal of Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Chris Hemsworth has starred in ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’ (2012), ‘Men in Black: International’ (2019) and the action film ‘Extraction’ (2020). His Madame Tussauds wax figure wears a light blue linen suit, accessorised with various rings and necklaces. His iconic three-day beard and tattoos are also not missing from his likeness. Chris Hemsworth’s figure joins the likes of Dwayne Johnson, Taylor Swift and Justin Timberlake in the A-List Zone.

From 1 May until 31st August, Madame Tussauds Dubai, one child is free with each paying adult visitor as part of the Dubai Tourism Summer Kids Go Free campaign. This makes a visit to Madame Tussauds Dubai an ideal family experience this summer.

Madame Tussauds Dubai features 60 wax-figures with 16 being notable celebrities from the region. Journey through six themed areas: Leaders & Royals, Fashion, Film, Bollywood & Tollywood, Sports and the A-List. Interactives include taking a penalty kick with Messi and Ronaldo, striking a pose on the Catwalk, and learning Allu Arjun’s dance moves in his interactive set.


Opening hours:
Sunday – Thursday 12pm – 8pm (last entry 7:45pm)
Friday, Saturday & Public Holidays 11am - 9pm (last entry 8:45pm)

Standard Admission Ticket prices:
Adults (11+) AED150; 10% off online AED 130
Children (2-11) are free with each paying adult from 1st May until 31st August.
Under 2s- free of charge

Exclusive Fame Experience Ticket prices:
VIP Tour Adults (11+) AED305; 10% off online AED 275
VIP Tour Children (2-11) AED240; 10% off online AED 220

About Madame Tussauds:

Madame Tussauds has been inviting people to walk the red carpet and get closer to the revered – and feared – for over 250 years. With over 24 attractions in the world’s top destination cities, Madame Tussauds is dedicated to giving millions of visitors the opportunity to mingle with the mighty from A-listers to music legends, heroes of sport, to infamous world leaders. Today, the attraction continues to partner with the global icons of a generation to create astonishing lifelike figures from sittings and offer exciting and interactive experiences to ensure guests have never felt closer to fame. The attraction in Dubai is location on Bluewaters, Dubai’s latest vibrant lifestyle destination, and features 60 waxfigures with 16 being notable celebrities from the region.

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About Merlin Entertainments Limited:

Merlin Entertainments is a world leader in branded entertainment destinations, offering a diverse portfolio of resort theme parks, centre-centre gateway attractions and LEGOLAND® Resorts which span across the UK, US, Western Europe, China and Asia Pacific. Dedicated to creating experiences that inspire joy and connection, Merlin welcomes more than 62-million guests annually to its growing estate, with over 140 sites across 23 countries. An expert in bringing world-famous entertainment brands to life, Merlin works with partners including the LEGO® Group, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Peppa Pig, DreamWorks and Ferrari to create destinations where guests can immerse themselves in a wide array of brand-driven worlds, rides and uplifting experiences.

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About Bluewaters:

Bluewaters blends residential, retail, hospitality, leisure and entertainment experiences. The idyllic waterfront destination enjoys multi-mode transport options that offer tourists and residents the opportunity to reach the island by land or sea, with basement parking providing ample space. It is connected to the bustling mainland via a direct road to Sheikh Zayed Road and a 265-metre pedestrian bridge links the island to The Beach opposite JBR.

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