Wax World Museum
Museum / Gallery
#11 of 23 Places to Visit in Ooty
Distance (From Ooty Railway Station): 3 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins - 1 Hr
Place Location: Near Rose Garden
Transportation Options: Cab / Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 3 Km from Ooty Railway Station and 2 km from Ooty Botanical Gardens, Wax World Museum is housed at a prominent 130 year old Colonial Mansion in Ooty. The Wax World Museum in Ooty is a great alternative to sightseeing mountains and natural valleys of Ooty and also one of the top places of interest in Ooty.
This Wax World Museum was conceptualized and initiated by Shreeji Bhaskaran, an IT professional and business man, who dreamt of having the first wax museum in India. This museum was inaugurated by Sri. Santosh K. Mishra, Collector, Nilgiris district in March 2007.
The Wax World Museum in Ooty houses exquisite wax statues of Indian Freedom Fighters and Political Leaders such as the world renowned Mahatma Gandhi, Gopal Krishna Gokhale and Bal Gangadhar Tilak amongst the many others. The Wax Museum also displays stunning wax replicas of social figures such as Mother Teresa and Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the former President of India.
The Wax World Museum in Ooty also showcases wax replicas that depict the typical lifestyle of an Indian. Visitors can enjoy the sights of an entire village setting with villagers doing farming and pottery that are entirely made of wax.
Entry Fee: Rs. 20 for Adults, Rs. 20 for Children, Rs. 50 for Camera & Rs. 100 for Video
Timings: 9 AM - 8 PM