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19 March 2011

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