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19 reasons Dublin's Wax Museum is a weird national treasure
Surreal, creepy… and brilliant.

THE NATIONAL WAX Museum on Dame Street in Dublin is a strange but wonderful place.


1. Where else would you see a waxwork of Eamon Dunphy looking perplexed?

2. And the late Gerry Ryan looking out into the distance

Part of a healthy crowd of RTÉ celebs.

3. It’s the kind of place where Pierce Brosnan’s Bond looks like this

4. And Maureen Potter’s glasses are exaggerated for full effect

5. There are some famous faces knocking around

6. And creations that will haunt your dreams

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7. Look at these Popes having some serious craic

8. Remember, you can see all the characters from the Good Friday Agreement

9. And they’ve been given the seal of approval in real life

10. Check out the happy head on Barry McGuigan

11. And Tubs looking into your soul

12. “Well lads”

13. Uncle Gaybo in the house, too

14. Tina Turner is giving it socks

15. And George Best has the smoothest head that’s ever existed

16. Pretty much any major character in Irish history is there for a picture

17. Including a pensive looking U2

18. And Garth

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19. What a place

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Surreal, creepy… and brilliant.

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