Monday, February 13, 2012

Lonavala Wax Museum

Lonavala Wax Museum displays the wax works of sculptor artist Sunil Kandaloor. It is built on the lines of the Madame Tussauds museum London and the Paris wax museum. It is located at Lonavala (60 kms from Pune) at the start of the Lonavala Karla road. He has already established a similar museum in Kanyakumari. The museum displays wax statues of several famous personalities like Anna Hazare, Mahatma Gandhi,Babasaheb Ambedkar,Ch.Shivaji Maharaj,Swami Vivekananda,Kapil Dev,Sri Sri Ravishankar,Sai Baba,Ma Amrutanandamayi,Jackie Shroff,MS Subalakshmi,A R Rehman,Michael Jackson,Saddam Hussain,Hitler etc.
Some of the statues have a almost perfect likeness to their original counterparts and are difficult to distinguish apart.

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Photographs: Abhijit Rajadhyaksha (except the ones credited).


  1. Lonavala, the hillstation know for its scenic beauty especially approximately rainy season has innovative feather in its cap- Celebrity Wax Museum. Since it's open from 8. 30AM-9. 30PM its very easy to accomadate this inside your lonavala sight seeing. events in pune

  2. very nice post,i frankly dont know much about this museum but after reading your blog and the images,so by this blog i came to know about this lonavala. Vivegam Travels