No one can argue that wax models are fun. Who wouldn’t like a selfie with the life-like Queen Beyoncé or ex-President Barack Obama? But there’s one wax museum that beats its own purpose—the waxworks are such a far cry from the truth, you may need a second (and a third) guess.

Louis Tussaud's House of Wax in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk has achieved cult status with tourists flocking from all over the world to see the infamous monstrosities. From Victoria Beckham looking like a full-blown Karen waiting to see a manager, to Prince Charles ready to hit a drag lip-sync battle, the misshapen models give a whole new perspective on what the waxwork could be. It could be anything. So let's have a look at some of the worst works down below.

#1

Boy George

Boy George

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Foxxy (The Original)
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7 months ago

This one is actually decent.

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#2

Prince William

Prince William

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Madison Lam
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7 months ago

His eyes...

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#3

Rowan Atkinson

Rowan Atkinson

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MsM
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7 months ago

I've bean traumatized.

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The owners, Jane and Peter Hayes, closed the attraction in October 2012 after running it for half a century. The pieces were sold to a secret Czech collector who surely has unique taste. Jane, 83, told Mirror that “all the models and machines and frames were sold in one go.” But the woman doesn’t know who the chap was.

Peter, who ran the museum for 57 years, admitted in 2008 that the models became so old they were no longer lifelike. According to Dailymail, each figure cost around $1,245 to make. The auction estimated that the whole collection was worth up to $14,943, but it’s not clear for how much it was sold to the buyer.

#4

The Queen

The Queen

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Frida Ohlson
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7 months ago

She looks like Alec Baldwin!

Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
7 months ago

Haha, you are right.

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MsM
Community Member
7 months ago

God save the queen. We mean it, man...

desert29rat
Community Member
7 months ago

The queen of which country?

Ms Phit
Community Member
7 months ago

Yeah, the original is not the Queen of England

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Laana
Community Member
7 months ago

Which queen?

Alondra Sanchez
Community Member
7 months ago

kinda reminds me of Mrs. Doughtfire...... No, just me? ok

Liam Weiss
Community Member
7 months ago

C'mon guys, we don't need a wax sculpture of The Queen! She's immortal!

Heidi Latvaniemi
Community Member
7 months ago

Alec Baldwin really should start wearing dresses. 🤩

KKpp
Community Member
7 months ago

Not of England apparently.

jevais
Community Member
7 months ago

Queen from a drag queen show?

Jane Thorne-Gutierrez
Community Member
7 months ago

Barbie, the senior years.

Douglas Campbell
Community Member
7 months ago

Which queen?

Lou Wow
Community Member
7 months ago

The arm though. Ready for the queen’s signature stiff wrist wave.

Donna Reynolds
Community Member
7 months ago

Those man hands!

Josiane Roy
Community Member
7 months ago

Looks like Hilary Clinton

Lorena Magee
Community Member
2 months ago

Which queen is that supposed to be?

Lauren Ashworth
Community Member
5 months ago

They have a problem with the Royals!

Nurse Bambi
Community Member
6 months ago

If the Queen was a dude.

Kimberley Thomas
Community Member
6 months ago

What man dares to do drag as the Queen? Off with their head! Why does the 2nd picture look better? Lighting? Angle?

Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
6 months ago

Looks better in wax.

Julie Lyon
Community Member
6 months ago

Indeed, she does!😂

Turnip and a Frog
Community Member
6 months ago

Ten Queen of what?

Aunt Zene
Community Member
6 months ago

Apparently the artist didn't know how to use Google to find an image of Her Majesty?

Dorothy Cloud
Community Member
7 months ago

No!

Kerrie McCoy
Community Member
7 months ago

Looks like a very bad drag queen

Fiona Toms-Yarnton
Community Member
7 months ago

She looks like this could be entitled "Doris on a big night out".

Abinico Arts
Community Member
7 months ago

Which is the real Queen?

Amy Pontious
Community Member
7 months ago

She does look like Alex Baldwin!

Coreen Kerr
Community Member
7 months ago

She looks like Maude & that is not a compliment!

Kerry Ericksson
Community Member
7 months ago

The Queen on the Right looks like actress Helen Mirren

Carmen Honacker
Community Member
7 months ago

Whoa, they turned her into a man, hands and all!

William Mahoney
Community Member
7 months ago

She looks more lifelike here.

Jo B. Ventura Gurule
Community Member
7 months ago

Not bad.

CincyReds
Community Member
7 months ago

She looks like a man!

Ann McNeil
Community Member
7 months ago

That's not MY Queen ...

Brian Hanlon
Community Member
7 months ago

Which queen, certainly not QE2!

Jane Dorothy Warner
Community Member
7 months ago

Whose queen? Doesn't look like mine.

Mel Jenkins
Community Member
7 months ago

Yes, Alec Baldwin in drags

Monster munch
Community Member
7 months ago

Off with their heads!

Jo Ellen Washburn
Community Member
7 months ago

She has man hands!

Josey Griffin
Community Member
7 months ago

Omg

Christina Gude
Community Member
7 months ago

Awful

Garth Robinson
Community Member
7 months ago

forty/fifty years ago maybe....

Rob N
Community Member
7 months ago

Who's Who?

Debra Starr Moon
Community Member
7 months ago

Her Royal Doubtfire

Teresa Groth
Community Member
7 months ago

Wow what a botched job of The Queen of England, lousy work, are these made to be very poor replicas of anyone!

Lyran 28
Community Member
7 months ago

Looks like a cow in both pics, so they got that right.

Mary Mulrooney
Community Member
7 months ago

Looks more like her sister than her. Right after Alec Baldwin.

Marlene Ricker
Community Member
7 months ago

Which queen did you say this is?

Johanne Trudeau
Community Member
7 months ago

She looks like Idira Ghandi

nala simba
Community Member
7 months ago

Which queen? What country?

Minx McCloud
Community Member
7 months ago

Which one is the real one?

Debbie Archimedes
Community Member
7 months ago

The queen of what?

Sharon Vaughn
Community Member
7 months ago

Wow, she looks young.

shado
Community Member
7 months ago

I love how many comments have more up-votes than their pictures

Jaybird3939
Community Member
7 months ago

The first one looks more like David Duchovney (the mouth and chin)

Sally Hudd
Community Member
7 months ago

Which one is which?

Elsie Collins
Community Member
7 months ago

Queen WHO???

Quant
Community Member
7 months ago

Which one is wax? Oh.. right... both, gotcha.

Sancho Cruz
Community Member
7 months ago

Drag queen

Chuck Mitchell
Community Member
7 months ago

Looks like Mrs. Doubtfire...

Lisa OHalloran
Community Member
7 months ago

Looks like Mrs. Brown

Poppy Petal
Community Member
7 months ago

Which Queen?

Michelle
Community Member
7 months ago

Looks like Fergie in the background, but that one in front is NOT my queen...

Solrac
Community Member
7 months ago

Really?

Dutch VanZandt
Community Member
7 months ago

Mayhaps, but not "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and of her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith".

Molly A. Block
Community Member
7 months ago

Her gloves are missing.

Linda HS
Community Member
7 months ago

Queen of what?

COHEN SURBAUGH
Community Member
7 months ago

True true true

Anagram margana
Community Member
7 months ago

Amy Schumer playing the Queen with a makeup artist who has no idea what the Queen actually looks like

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#5

David And Victoria Beckham

David And Victoria Beckham

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Jill
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7 months ago

She looks more like she has been recycled from Absolutely Fablulous. Basically Edina with her hair cut short.

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#6

Mussolini

Mussolini

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Foxxy (The Original)
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7 months ago

Looks like his face is melting.

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Named after the great-grandson of Madame Tussaud, the museum was located on Regent Road. According to the BBC, it employed three full-time staff members in addition to the Hayeses. People on Trip Advisor expressed their disappointment with the museum’s closure. “It will be sorely missed,” said one user. The other one called it a “sad loss” and said that “Yarmouth will never be the same...”

#7

Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher

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Caroline
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7 months ago

Compared to the others, she's not that bad.

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#8

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

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Tiggy Darling
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7 months ago

The chances are it looked like him at some point.

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#9

The Beatles

The Beatles

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AQUINNAH POLOZOLA
Community Member
7 months ago

These look like they would be mannequins in a horror movie

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#10

Sean Connery

Sean Connery

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MsM
Community Member
7 months ago

Looks like George Hamilton to me.

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#11

Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler

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Mr Red
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7 months ago

Looking at the color of his face and neck it seems like he adviced the president of the USA on make-up.

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#12

Prince Charles

Prince Charles

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Steve Bowman
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7 months ago

Nicolas Cage!

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#13

Princess Diana

Princess Diana

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desert29rat
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7 months ago

No it isn't.

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#14

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley

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Foxxy (The Original)
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7 months ago

This Elvis wouldn’t even be eligible to compete in an Elvis lookalike contest.

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#15

Kylie Minogue

Kylie Minogue

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COHEN SURBAUGH
Community Member
7 months ago

She loooks dead

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#16

Pope John Paul 2nd

Pope John Paul 2nd

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KKpp
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7 months ago

Jean-Luc Popecard

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#17

Tony Blair

Tony Blair

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djinnjeannie
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7 months ago

With most of these you can see a very tiny similarity at least in some features/hairstyle but this one is insanely bad

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#18

John Major

John Major

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FreckledFox
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7 months ago

Maybe Matthew Broderick?

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#19

Michael Owen

Michael Owen

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Liam Weiss
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7 months ago

The face of the Stoned and the Waxed

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