Mysteries: Madame Tussaud and WD-40 Pictures

Learn the history behind the namesake of one of New York City’s most popular museums, learn how a nickel could be worth millions and more.

Filed under:
+ Enlarge Photo
Shrink Photo
Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum
Start Over

Gallery Link:

View All

Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum has roots dating back to Paris in 1770. There, the museum’s namesake learned the art of wax modeling from her mentor, Dr. Philippe Curtius. In 2000, a Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum opened in Times Square.

Loading...

Please forgive us, this gallery is really popular.

We sent a note to our support staff about the glitch you just experienced. Please click the button below to reload your content.

You May Also Like

Madame Tussauds

Zak, Nick & Aaron investigate Madame Tussauds Wax Museum & Las Vegas past.

Mysteries: Miracle Car, Yankee Spy Pictures

Don Wildman investigates a car that once represented the promise of an automotive revolution, a mysterious musical instrument, and a strip of paper that crossed enemy lines.

We Recommend

Most Popular

Annabelle Doll, Bridge Collapse, Whale Attack

Check out court papers pertaining to Salem Witch Trials at Boston's ...

Most Shocking Museum Mysteries

Mysteries at the Museum host, Don Wildman, revisits the artifacts tied ...

Mysteries: Singing Convict Pictures

Don examines the Tootsie Roll candies that once saved the lives of a ...

Monumental Mysteries Special

Don Wildman investigates a statue that has earned a grisly reputation, ...

Mysteries: Cold War Checkmate Pictures

Don investigates the badge that inspired an ambitious teen to ...

More Travel Inspirations

HGTV Urban Oasis
GAC America's Amusement Parks

Buckle up and take a tour of the most thrilling amusement parks in America.

Food.com Thanksgiving
3-Ingredient Apps for Thanksgiving

Try Food.com's quick and easy apps for a stress free turkey day.

Food Network Thanksgiving
Food Network's Top Turkey Day Tips

Plan Your Menu with easy, how-to videos from Bobby, Sunny and more.