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Superstars and LGBT icons at Grévin Montréal wax museum

Big crowds are lining up to check out the 120 life-like wax mannequins, of such international superstars as Justin Bieber, Michael Jackson and Montréal’s very own Celine Dion at the Grévin Montréal wax museum. The museum also boasts a large contingent of LGBT icons, such as bisexual entertainers Angelina Jolie and Lady Gaga, gay pop stars Elton John and Mika, and the self-proclaimed biggest diva of them all, Montréal drag legend Mado La Motte. “It’s like a Barbie doll dream come true!” says Mado. “I didn’t believe it until they started taking measurements of my body. I have to admit the result is astonishing. It’s flattering and pretentious to have a statue of yourself, but I love it!” Grévin Montréal Communications Director Sabrina Merceron says, “Mado Lamotte is an LGBT icon in Montréal. When talks about who should be at Grévin Montréal were initiated, Mado was on our very first list because she’s a major figure on the Montréal cultural scene.” The original Grévin Paris museum opened in 1882 and Grévin Montréal is the brand’s first international venture outside of France. Located on the 5th floor of the downtown Montréal Eaton Centre, Grévin Montréal covers over 2,000 square metres (20,000 square feet). The celebrities, sports… / Read More →

Things to Do in Montreal: January 31 to February 6

Stay warm and entertained this week with quintessential winter activities, world-class music, film, dance, theatre and art – and comfort food to match! Not only is it Poutine Week, but Montreal’s food trucks make a winter appearance too…