WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Madame Tussauds wax museum in Washington is hosting its first Easter egg hunt, hiding more than 1,000 eggs among the museum’s wax figures.

The Presidents Gallery by Madame Tussauds will host the event Saturday morning for families from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Prizes and trinkets will be hidden in each egg. An even bigger prize will be hidden in a “golden egg.”

The museum features wax figures of all 44 U.S. presidents, along with famous figures including Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, Michael Jackson, Britney Spears and others.

Also happening in the District for the Easter holiday, the First Family will host the134th annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday April 9th. This year’s theme is “Let’s Go, Let’s Play, Let’s Move” and more than 35,000 people will be gathering on the South Lawn for games, stories, cooking demonstrations and, of course, the traditional egg roll on the Lawn.

RELATED: Pics: 2011 White House Easter Egg Roll Gallery

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