WASHINGTON, July 18, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Madame Tussauds Washington, DC unveiled a brand new, immersive Fourth of July Experience, where visitors can celebrate America's Independence every day of the year. At the center of the patriotic space, guests will find Uncle Sam, a never before seen figure amidst a colorful fireworks display. The star-and-stripe studded atmosphere truly helps bring our nation's favorite patriot to life and asks fans to party in the USA year round.
"We are overjoyed to bring the iconic figure of Uncle Sam home to the nation's capital as part of our immersive Fourth of July Experience," said Therese Alvich, General Manager of Madame Tussauds Washington, DC. "He is a symbol that embodies so much of America's freedom and we are certain our visitors will be eager for the chance to get up close and personal with such a beloved piece of our country's history."
The captivating new space will incorporate exciting visual effects, historical trivia, and a dress up area for fun, patriotic photos. Visitors will be swept away with reds, whites, and blues of the fiber optic fireworks illuminating the DC skyline. In the center of the exciting party will be the incredible figure of Uncle Sam. To create the wax figure, a team of Madame Tussauds Studio Artists diligently researched the image of the Uncle Sam as created by James Montgomery Flagg in 1916. This character, used to embody America and patriotism, can be found in cartoons, posters, and literature and has become instantly recognizable by all.
About Madame Tussauds Washington, DC
Madame Tussauds Washington, DC is an interactive immersive experience, where visitors are able to touch, see, and hear major historical events and celebrities. The attraction, highlighted by the Presidents Gallery which features wax figures of all 44 US Presidents, showcases likenesses of some of the world's most recognized individuals, including: international superstars Zac Efron, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Beyoncé, Michael Jackson, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, and Rihanna; entertainment and sports giants Jimmy Fallon, Oprah Winfrey, Babe Ruth, and Tiger Woods; among others.
Madame Tussauds Washington, DC is a proud participant in the DC Explorer Pass. Go City Card provides multi-attraction passes that maximize the fun, savings, and convenience of sightseeing with flexible purchase options for every type of traveler. For more information, visit www.madametussaudsdc.com or call 202-942-7300.
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