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!

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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)
Community Member
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
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7 months ago

She loooks dead

Ice cube
Community Member
7 months ago

They all do

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Dutch VanZandt
Community Member
7 months ago

Looks more like Nicole Kidman...

Hello it Smee
Community Member
7 months ago

Looks like middle aged Taylor Swift

Teresa Groth
Community Member
7 months ago

Still I say this one isn’t too bad!

tuzdayschild
Community Member
7 months ago

Kylie Minooooooo!

Mark
Community Member
7 months ago (edited)

I would be interested to see how they dealt with her arse given what they have done to her face :)

Laurie Sawatzke
Community Member
7 months ago

I think that’s my next door neighbor.

SF Angel
Community Member
7 months ago

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH

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Caitlin Roe
Community Member
7 months ago

I scrolled past the name and saw the picture first... I thought it wasMichell Pfeiffer!

Lorena Magee
Community Member
2 months ago

Young Joan Rivers

Nurse Bambi
Community Member
6 months ago

I'd be burning this to the ground if I were her.

Richard Wilson
Community Member
6 months ago

She’s definitely alone now!

Santiago Garfias Musallam
Community Member
7 months ago

Karen Minogue wants to speak to the manager ASAP

Santiago Garfias Musallam
Community Member
7 months ago

Karen minogue

Kerrie McCoy
Community Member
7 months ago

seen worse

Kat Khatib
Community Member
7 months ago

Kinda like Taylor Swift with mousey brown hair.

Amy Pontious
Community Member
7 months ago

I don't even know who this person is!

Linda Bartlett
Community Member
7 months ago

I thought it was Nicole Kidman

Mary Barry
Community Member
7 months ago

Even her wardrobe is bad!

RufffiesWithRidges
Community Member
7 months ago

I've seen her in a horror flick 😳

Carmen Honacker
Community Member
7 months ago

HAHAHAHA!!!

Caroline Driver
Community Member
7 months ago (edited)

I was thinking Marti Caine https://www.comedy.c...aine_square.jpg

All's Gravy
Community Member
7 months ago

Kylie: the chemo years.

Wendy Yim
Community Member
7 months ago

the colors on these are soooooooo bad lol

Josey Griffin
Community Member
7 months ago

A bit of a resemblance

Lyran 28
Community Member
7 months ago

Kylie embalmed perhaps

Johanne Trudeau
Community Member
7 months ago

Looks like Ann Margaret...

Barbar Stewart
Community Member
7 months ago

I don't know who this is.

David York
Community Member
7 months ago

Reminds me of Spitting Image

Sharon Vaughn
Community Member
7 months ago

Who?

Elsie Collins
Community Member
7 months ago

TERRIFYING!!!

hcaballero57
Community Member
7 months ago

She looks Kathleen Turner

James Game
Community Member
7 months ago

...meets Joan Collins

Michelle
Community Member
7 months ago

Age 65

Nicholas McShane
Community Member
7 months ago

or is it Joan Collins?

Jane
Community Member
7 months ago

A mannequin at J C Penney

SF Angel
Community Member
7 months ago

stored in the attic since 1976

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mickey
Community Member
7 months ago

she looks evil

Paula Swanson
Community Member
7 months ago

Never in a million years would I have guessed that

Rebekah
Community Member
7 months ago

It's the Barbie head that you could style!

EA
Community Member
7 months ago

This looks like a ventriloquist is controlling her whilst saying “KILL ME”

Suzanne Haigh
Community Member
7 months ago

Not that bad, really.

SF Angel
Community Member
7 months ago

compared to the decaying corpse of a 3 headed turtle, perhaps

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Molly A. Block
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7 months ago

I like to quickly scroll past each photo's title and try to guess, but this one, wow, I'm stumped.

Max L.
Community Member
7 months ago

Looks the daughter of two weeks in total recall

MsLou
Community Member
7 months ago

I thought it was Mia Farrow

Becca Gizmo the Squirrel
Community Member
7 months ago

I thought this was their version of Taylor swift. Don't down vote me, I like taylor.

Matthew Smith
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7 months ago

EEK!

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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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