Vienna museum to present Anne Frank replica

Wax replica of Jewish girl murdered in Holocaust revealed in Vienna museum. 'We educate, not only entertain,' says spokesperson for establishment

From September 2, a life-size replica of Anne Frank will be on show at Madame Tussauds located at Vienna's Prater theme park.


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There is already an Anne Frank figure at the Madame Tussauds in Berlin and Amsterdam.


Anne Frank replica (Photo: EPA)
Anne Frank replica (Photo: EPA)

Photo: EPA
Photo: EPA

Anne Frank (Photo: AP) (Photo: AP)
Anne Frank (Photo: AP)


The new model has been created using historical documentation and pictures.


A spokesperson for Madame Tussauds said: "It is important for Madame Tussauds that we don't just entertain but also play a role in educating people and help them learn from history.


Anne Frank and her family hid from the Nazisin a hideaway in a house in Amsterdam during WW2 where she wrote her diary, which later became world famous and one of the most well read books in the world.


In 1944 the family were found and sent to the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp where Anne Frank died aged 15 in 1945.


The wax work will show Anne Frank in the house in Amsterdam.



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