Shrek Goes Abroad

By Meera Dolasia on November 26, 2007

Photo Credit: This photo of Madame Tussauds London is courtesy of TripAdvisor

Our green ogre has become even more famous and will now be remembered forever. Madame Tussauds, England's famous celebrity wax museum, recently unveiled their latest wax figure; a seven-foot, huggable sculpture of our lovable monster, Shrek.

While Shrek joins the millions of celebrity wax sculptures, he is not just any ordinary Madam Tussauds wax figure. He is their most interactive figure ever built. He burps and cracks a lot of his famous Shrek jokes.

And what fun is Shrek without his dirty swamp and bog "toilet". Visitors will be delighted to find they can test the toilet (just for fun of course) right in the middle of Shrek's swamp. The toilet rattles, rumbles and then flushes, letting out a lovely pine scent. Also, unlike other Madam Tussauds figures, Shrek is very huggable, with a soft belly and all.

Photo Credit: Madam Tussauds

To keep Shrek company, there is also the Gingerbread man or Gingy. Just 9.5 inches tall, Gingy is the smallest figure ever built at Madam Tussauds.

Started by Marie Tussaud in 1835, Madam Tussauds is one of London's most popular tourist destinations. The gallery, which began as an exhibition of life-like wax figures of famous people now also has a number of interactive attractions. You can sing and dance on stage with Britney Spears and Beyonce (all wax of course) or, watch a dazzling show of Hollywood Stars. While there are now many Madame Tussauds offshoots all over the world, including one in Washington DC and New York City, the original one remains the biggest and most popular. Tourists sometimes have to wait as long as two hours to get in, and they all think it's well worth it. Also, since the exhibits are constantly changing, there is always something new to see and admire.

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  • MusicalGeniusDETuesday, June 13, 2017 at 5:26 pm
    That mask is really really really really really scary
    • ndogsway21
      ndogsway21Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 9:34 am
      • oman83
        oman83Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 9:28 am
        silly shrek LOL smiley face
        • myatm101
          myatm101Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 9:17 am
          • ShrekTuesday, May 16, 2017 at 5:13 am
            • sunk itThursday, April 6, 2017 at 11:23 am
              • CommTuesday, April 4, 2017 at 6:03 am
                I love shrek he is very gud in my television also irl
                • ShrekfamTuesday, April 4, 2017 at 6:03 am
                  I love thissssss
                  • jeepguy
                    jeepguyFriday, March 10, 2017 at 10:27 am
                    It look creepy and don't follow habug ;) 🤣
                    • habug
                      habugThursday, March 2, 2017 at 9:49 am
                      Omg I love this movie all you shrek lovers follow me

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