NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, Madame Tussauds announced today that all of its attractions in the U.S. will offer free admission to any first responders (firefighters, police, EMS) and military personnel (must present valid ID) visiting on September 11.
"September 11 is a day the nation will never forget," said Janine DiGioacchino, Divisional Director, Midway Attractions, USA, Merlin Entertainments Group. "The offer of complimentary admission for first responders is our way of honoring and saying thank you to the brave men and women who selflessly protect and serve the people of the United States."
Madame Tussauds' offer of free admission is part of a nationwide salute to first responders, in which each Madame Tussauds attraction in the U.S. is participating — Hollywood, Las Vegas, New York and Washington, D.C.
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Madame Tussauds is one of the world's most famous visitor attractions and the ultimate celebrity experience — providing entertainment, magic and wonder for visitors for over 200 years. Visitors are fully immersed in the world of celebrity, politics, history, music, film and sport. Getting up close and personal with their icons and heroes in an inclusive, innovative and interactive environment. The red ropes are long gone, and Madame Tussauds' unique experience continues to rollout globally with attractions in London, New York, Amsterdam, Las Vegas, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Washington DC, Berlin, Hollywood, Bangkok, Vienna and Blackpool, UK. Madame Tussauds is operated by Merlin Entertainments Group, Europe's No. 1 and the world's second largest visitor attraction operator which recently announced a three-year partnership with EDF Energy to sponsor the famed London Eye and rename the attraction the EDF Energy London Eye.
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