Madame Tussauds Is Now Letting Guests Book Sleepover Parties

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InSapphoWeTrust, Flickr // CC BY-SA 2.0

For those who have seen the horror movie House of Wax, the idea of sleeping in the vicinity of eerily lifelike mannequins probably sounds pretty terrifying. For everyone else, the new option of booking a private slumber party at Madame Tussauds may sound like a fun way to spend time with your closest friends—plus a number of celebrity doppelgangers.

As Travel + Leisure reports, sleepovers for up to four people can be booked for the nights of April 5, 6, and 7 at Madame Tussauds locations in New York City, Washington, D.C., Nashville, Orlando, Las Vegas, Hollywood, and San Francisco. To make a reservation via Booking.com, click the above link that corresponds with your preferred location. The price is $99 per night.

Booking opens up on March 28 at 12 p.m. Eastern time, but you’ll have to act fast—there’s only one available room per evening at each location.

Although the package provides VIP tickets to the wax museum, it doesn’t appear that there will be any wax figures in your room, if the photos on Booking.com are any indication. (Because that would be a little too creepy.) Each room is decorated to match the theme of the city it’s located in. The room at New York City’s Madame Tussauds, for instance, is decorated with subway signs and skyscraper statuettes. San Francisco’s room has a graffitied brick wall with Tupac on it, and the Nashville location is decked out in music memorabilia and cowboy hats.

The experience also includes dinner, snacks, and a breakfast basket, as well as a private “selfie-butler” to snap photos of you and your friends posing with wax models.

[h/t Travel + Leisure]

Celebrate the Holidays With the 2020 Harry Potter Funko Pop Advent Calendar

Funko
Funko

Though the main book series and movie franchise are long over, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter remains in the spotlight as one of the most popular properties in pop-culture. The folks at Funko definitely know this, and every year the company releases a new Advent calendar based on the popular series so fans can count down to the holidays with their favorite characters.

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Right now, you can pre-order the 2020 edition of Funko's popular Harry Potter Advent calendar, and if you do it through Amazon, you'll even get it on sale for 33 percent off, bringing the price down from $60 to just $40.

Funko Pop!/Amazon

Over the course of the holiday season, the Advent calendar allows you to count down the days until Christmas, starting on December 1, by opening one of the tiny, numbered doors on the appropriate day. Each door is filled with a surprise Pocket Pop! figurine—but outside of the trio of Harry, Hermione, and Ron, the company isn't revealing who you'll be getting just yet.

Calendars will start shipping on October 15, but if you want a head start, go to Amazon to pre-order yours at a discount.

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Get Into the Puzzle-Making Business With This Breaking Bad Jigsaw Puzzle

The Breaking Bad jigsaw puzzle.
The Breaking Bad jigsaw puzzle.
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Breaking Bad (2008-2013), which is widely considered one of the best dramatic television series of all time, charts the world of chemistry teacher Walter White, who turns to a life of a crime manufacturing methamphetamine and navigating New Mexico’s drug trade.

If you need to kill some time before tackling another rewatch of the show's five seasons, this 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle ($14) from USAopoly should do the trick.

The Breaking Bad puzzle offers a stark portrait of drug kingpin Walter White.Amazon

When completed, the officially licensed puzzle depicts Walter White (Bryan Cranston) sitting in his trademark yellow hazmat suit, possibly contemplating the rivals he’ll soon have to murder. The finished puzzle measures 19 inches by 27 inches; the yellow suit ensures you’ll be keeping busy trying to find the right pieces.

You can grab the Breaking Bad puzzle for $14 on Amazon.

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