Hollywood Wax Museum Pigeon Forge

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Hollywood Wax Museum (Pigeon Forge, TN)
Hollywood Wax Museum - Pigeon Forge, TN.jpg
Established May 11, 2012
Location 106 Showplace Blvd, Unit A, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
Coordinates 35°48′55″N 83°34′39″W / 35.815204°N 83.577461°W / 35.815204; -83.577461
Type Wax museum
Website http://hollywoodwaxentertainment.com/

The Hollywood Wax Museum is a two-story wax museum in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. It features replicas of celebrities in film, television and music. The Tennessee museum was originally located in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.[1]

Overview[edit]

It is the largest wax museum in the United States,.[2] The building is a tribute to the U.S. film industry and the artists who have become part of American culture and includes a Hollywood version of Mount Rushmore.[3] and a six-story high Empire State Building being scaled by the Great Ape of Pigeon Forge.[4]

The museum is part of the Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center, owned and operated by descendants of Spoony Singh. Other attractions in the entertainment center include Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors,[5] Castle of Chaos,[6] and Outbreak – Dread the Undead[7]

Sets and Exhibitions[edit]

Wax figures and sets continue to change regularly. The Hollywood Wax Museum also has a gift shop, which offers celebrity souvenirs and memorabilia.

Other locations[edit]

The original Hollywood Wax Museum in Hollywood, California, was opened in 1965.[8] The Hollywood Wax Museum Branson in Branson, Missouri, was opened in April 1996, and the Hollywood Wax Museum Myrtle Beach in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, opened in May 2014.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Littman, Margaret (July 13, 2013). Moon Tennessee. Avalon Travel. ISBN 1612383513.
  2. ^ Angela Gary (August 27, 2014). "Smoky Mountain getaway: Loads of family fun found in Pigeon Forge, Tenn". Banks News Today.
  3. ^ Damian Rico (October 4, 2014). "Smoky Mountains offer something for everybody". NWI Times.
  4. ^ "Hollywood Wax Museum - Pigeon Forge". The Knoxville Journal. June 22, 2012.
  5. ^ "Bandit Lights The Way For Mirror Maze". Live Design. May 20, 2015.
  6. ^ ""Outbreak" Zombie Attraction Opens at Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center in Pigeon Forge". Sevier News Messenger. June 13, 2015.
  7. ^ Maggie Jones (June 19, 2015). "Zombie attraction comes to Pigeon Forge's Hollywood Wax Museum". Knoxville News Sentinel.
  8. ^ Douglas Martin (October 25, 2006). "Spoony Singh, 83, Dies; Created Hollywood Wax Museum". New York Times. p. A17.

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Coordinates: 35°48′55″N 83°34′39″W / 35.815204°N 83.577461°W / 35.815204; -83.577461