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Welcome to Dreamland, the Boston Wax Museum, in central Boston!
We hope you enjoy exploring the premier wax museum in Massachusetts. It is dedicated to inspiring wonder, sharing stories and having a visitors encounter face-to-face with those who shaped history.
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Dreamland, Boston’s Wax Museum
Explore New England’s premier wax museum located in the historic City Hall Plaza. Only yards away from Faneuil Hall and a couple of steps off The Freedom Trail, the Dreamland Wax Museum is embedded in the heart of Boston.
Dreamland hopes to inspire wonder, share stories and allow our visitors to come face-to-face with the amazing men and women who have shaped history as we know it.
Visit us in person and take a selfie with the “1” and only George Washington at 1 Washington Mall, Boston, MA 02108. The same location Paul Revere and his father ran a goldsmith shop way back when.
See you soon…
Group Tours & Events
For additional information on our group tours and events please call or email our booking office.
857-233-5437 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note…the booking office is staffed Monday Through Friday from 10am until 5pm. Emails and voicemails received after 5pm and on weekends will be returned on the next business day.
About Our Figures
We are glad that you are interested in knowing more about our figures. Each figure displayed in our museum is a unique work of art, and involves several months of planning, research and development. Our sculptors and artists are among the most experienced in the world.
Each work of art takes an average of 6 months to produce, sometimes taking up to 1 year. The figure may require more than 20 artists, depending on the level of complexity. Each hair is manually implanted and several thin layers of paint are added over the weeks to provide the correct absorption to reach the expected skin tone. The most advanced materials are used, from surgical prosthetics to porcelain teeth. In the past, all figures were made by using beeswax. Over the years, new composite materials have emerged. Derivatives are now being used as a raw material blend, including petroleum-derived wax, to provide greater durability, strength and realism.
You may find artists, politicians, and celebrities, represented younger or older than expected, and this is all part of the experience. Just like with real human beings, looks change across the years.
Please treat our sculptures as true works of art. Get close, take selfies, admire their details!!! Help us preserve them by avoiding scratching the figure or damaging its hair, so that future visitors can have the opportunity to enjoy!
For more information, contact one of our crew members,
Dreamland Wax Museum
Mon – Thu: 10am – 7pm
Fri – Sun: 10am – 8pm
*Last person in 1 hour before closing
Closing times may change due to private events.
We may be closed during inclement weather or federal holidays. Call ahead to plan accordingly for your visit.
Located in the heart of Boston just south of Boston City Hall and Faneuil Hall Marketplace, where both history and the present meet at the Dreamland Wax Museum. The museum is just 2 blocks away from both the blue line and orange line in the Boston mass transit.