Black History Month Exhibit - Madame Tussauds New York
Hours: 10am-8pm Sunday-Thursday; 10am-10pm Friday-Saturday. February 2 through April 30
Price: $30.60 in advance, $36 at the door for adults; $24.65 in advance, $29 at the door for kids
234 W. 42nd Street - 800-246-8872
Manhattan, NY 10036
Description: This special interactive exhibit in celebration of Black History Month will feature a new wax likeness of Aretha Franklin (unveiling on February 2 at 10am). The exhibit will also feature some of history's most influential African-American musicians and performers in a special setting, inviting guests to interact with and pose for photos with Billie Holiday; play the harmonica alongside a young Stevie Wonder; stand at the microphone with the "Godfather of Soul," James Brown, as be belts out a tune; and join "The First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald, in a duet. Visitors can also browse biographical information and historical facts on each performer.