Potter's Wax Museum in St. Augustine, FL

Historic Tours of America31 Orange St.St. Augustine, FL 32084
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Situated on Orange Street in St. Augustine, just minutes from the area’s top attractions, Potter’s Wax Museum offers a unique entertainment experience for guests of all ages to enjoy together. The museum—originally established in 1947—features a large assortment of wax figures of famous Hollywood celebrities, professional athletes, political figures, fictional characters and more.


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America's first wax museum, Potter's has been delighting guests since 1949. Potter's Wax Museum hosts one of the most unique collections of wax figures from celebrities, sports stars, people in the news and modern day historic figures. George L. Potter contracted with GEMS of London, a noted wax studio, to create original one of a kind figures for his museum. Artists and craftsmen spent a great deal of time researching the process before creating these incredible lifelike figures. Each part of the figure is custom-tailored, using real hair and placed onto the figure a single strand at a time. Even the costumes are designed by one of the greatest in the industry.

Stand next to Tiger Woods, Captain Jack Sparrow, Elvis and Harry Potter. Take your picture with Angelina Jolie, Michael Jordan and Brittany Spears. See Princess Diana, Ponce de Leon and many of Potter's original figures. The collection was created in 1947 and 1948 making them some of the oldest most valuable collections in the United States.

Get face-to-face with some of the world’s most famous and prominent people. A visit to Potter’s Wax Museum provides an up close and personal look at nearly 170 different wax sculptures of Presidents, Kings, explorers, movie stars, artists, authors and more. The life-size wax figures are astoundingly real-looking and as you tour through you can learn interesting facts about the folks you are viewing. Potter’s Wax Museum has been captivating guests for 50 years and is the first museum of its kind in Florida.

Experience this unique museum of Potter's original collection and the newer, most recent figures from Hollywood's most elite entertainers.

Reserve St. Augustine Customer Reviews

terri weston
Tampa, FL
5 Reviews
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"History nuts delight"
June, 2016
Im a history nut & a renaissance worker/fiend. Being able to stand next to Henry viii & seeing how small ann bolyn was was fantastic. All the musical fellas & presidents too!! Mind blown
Tip: Get ready for life sized confrontation with your favorite people.

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TripAdvisor Reviews
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Delray Beach, Florida
"Creepy and Cool!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 17, 2017 NEW
A combination of famous movie stars and historical figures showcase and its creepy how they look so real! I was waiting for one to move but they never did! Cool, must see!
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Stephen P
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 17, 2017 NEW
My wife and I visited Potter's while on our anniversary trip. The museum included 150 wax figures. I won't give too much away, but even my favorite villain, Darth Vadar was there. The lady at the counter was friendly and the wax figures were true to life. We had a ball standing beside figures and taking pictures etc. Whether you have ever visited a wax museum or not, you will enjoy it here. Quite possibly the best overall museum in St. Augustine.
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Marcela H
"Very entertaining"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 16, 2017 NEW
Great experience, a good way to spend a couple of hours in St Augustine! Great collection of wax figures.
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Stockton, Ga
"Good for a quick stop"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed July 15, 2017 NEW
The work is good and lifelike. The museum is small but it's only 10 bucks so it's worth a quick visit if you're in the area.
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"Potter's Wax Museum"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 10, 2017 NEW
We had a lovely time. It's only $10 and there is so much history. My teenage boys and husband read every card next to each wax figure. It was a great review of history and culture. The staff was wonderful and kind. It's self guided and we were able to get out of the rain and just enjoy it all! We took about an hour because we wanted to get all the history and take a few pictures too. Lol!
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