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
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Tip: Get ready for life sized confrontation with your favorite people.

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957gaylee
"Go inside and see the old drugstore artifacts."
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed January 06, 2019 NEW
They house a wax museum but also a 1800’s drugstore. It is interesting to see the old remedies and walk down memory lane. This is free but to go into the wax museum Is charge!
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missy122890
Royal Palm Beach, Florida
"About What I Expected"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed December 29, 2018 NEW
I’ve always loved going to wax museums. They have a good-sized collection of wax celebrities and historical figures. Even pop culture and horror figures. Enjoyable and I could easily tell who the figures were meant to be. Not a guided tour, but the figures had info plaques. Had a good time.
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rbarry2
Tampa, Florida
"Potter's Perfect People!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 29, 2018 NEW
I've always enjoyed wax museums - seeing the likenesses of people I've never met and probably never will. Potters offers that experience right in the heart of St. Augustine, on Orange Street. We spent an hour there looking at the people from history and our pop culture. History is well represented there and the craftsmanship is quite remarkable. It's worth the price of admission to check it out and pose for pictures next to your favorite characters.
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kenneth b
"150 Wax Figures"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 24, 2018 NEW
This was part of our ghost tour. We had a great time and did a demostration. The staff were good story tellers. It was worth the money. The Ole Trolley Tour received a 30% off so it was like $6.99 during the day tour. If you like art and statues, this is a good place to visit.
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Luis B
Miami, Florida
"Great Place, almost real wax figures"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 16, 2018
I went on a tour to this beautiful place, the lady on the front desk was very nice and explained everything about the creation of the different wax figures, there are so many different characters!
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