On this Day, 30 March 1833 — Madam Tussaud’s waxworks in Brighton Town Hall

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Now one of London’s most famous visitor attractions, Madam Tussaud’s waxwork collection began as a touring display throughout Britain.

In 1833 Madam Tussaud’s waxworks were exhibited in Brighton Town Hall. This advertisement from the Brighton Herald of 30 March that year, announces that the display would close after ‘positively the last week but one’.

Newspaper advertisement promoting Madam Tussaud'sIn 1835, Tussaud’s collection found a permanent home in London’s Baker Street.

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