Johnnie’s Wax Museum

Open Time : 10:00 am to 10:00 pm; every day

Entry : paid

Address : Himachal State Museum, Museum Road, Chaura Maidan, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

Why to visit Johnnie’s Wax Museum

Like the Madame Tussauds museum in London, Johnnie's Wax Museum boasts life-size statues of well-known individuals from around the globe. It also offers equally fascinating and captivating features. The creation of the museum's statues by the same craftsmen that created the wax statue of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in London is what makes Johnnie's wax museum special.

The Johnnie's Wax Museum, which was founded in 2016 by Gurgaon-based company "BM Brothers" at the storied Willow Bank Estate in Shimla, was inspired by London's Madame Tussauds Museum.

What makes Johnnie's wax museum special?

  • It is Himachal Pradesh's first wax museum.
  • The museum's entrance is occupied by a statue of Mahatma Gandhi.
  • The museum features more than 15 life-size wax statues of famous people from the worlds of Hollywood and Bollywood, politics and history, and sports, including  Johnny Depp, Paul Walker, Daniel Craig, Harry Potter, and more.
  • Additionally, for just Rs. 450, travellers can get a wax duplicate of their hand.

Location: Mall Rd, Shimla

Entry Fee: INR 250/- (except for children below 5 years of age)

Nearest Transit Point: Shimla Railway Station (2.2 km)

FAQ on Johnnie’s Wax Museum

How to reach Johnnie's Wax Museum?

It takes around 5-7 minutes to drive or take a cab (fares vary) or about 20 minutes to walk the 1.8 kilometres to the museum from the Shimla Old Bus Stand.

What restaurants are near Johnnie's Wax Museum?

Restaurants near Johnnie's Wax Museum: (0.02 km) Cafe Simla Times (0.04 km) Shimla Brewing Company (0.14 km) Cafe Sol

What hotels are near Johnnie's Wax Museum?

Hotels near Johnnie's Wax Museum: (0.02 km) Hotel Willow Banks (0.03 km) Prashant Hotel (0.05 km) Hotel Rock Sea

What are the places to visit near Johnnie's Wax Museum?

Sky Jumper Trampoline Park (0.1 km), Jakhoo Hill (0.1 km) and Lakkar Bazaar (0.7 km) are the places to visit near Johnnie's Wax Museum.

Special Tip

The entrance fee is roughly Rs. 250 per person, while children under 5 is free. It is preferable to call before going.

By Rebecca Lal

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