Madame Tussauds is a wax museum in London. There are other smaller museums in other major cities. It was founded by the wax sculptor Marie Tussaud. It displays waxworks of famous people. It is a major tourist attraction. The museum was first located on Baker Street. It was later shifted to Marylebone Road, in the year 1884. The first wax statue that Marie Tussaud sculpted was of Voltaire, in the year 1777. The London gallery hosts nearly 400 sculptures, roughly equivalent to 2,400 lbs of wax.