Madame Tussauds Opens First In-Mall Wax Museum Ever at Opry Mills in Nashville
NASHVILLE, TENN. — Madame Tussauds has opened its first ever in-mall wax museum at Opry Mills, a Simon Property Group-owned mall in Nashville. The attraction, which focuses on music icons such as Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and Taylor Swift, is the seventh location in the United States for Madame Tussauds and its 22nd property globally. Leisure firm Merlin Entertainments plc owns and operates Madame Tussauds. In addition to the new wax museum at Opry Mills, Simon plans to unveil Bavarian Bierhaus, a 15,000-square-foot German restaurant and beer hall, as well as performance apparel retailers Champs, Asics and New Balance. In mid-May, Distillers of Smith Creek Moonshine will open a moonshine tasting and cocktail bar at Opry Mills.