When Epcot opened in 1982, there were nine pavilions in Future World with the themes of communication, innovation, energy, transportation, ecosystems and nutrition, creativity and imagination, the ocean, the body, and the future. This articles describes the rise, success, and for some, the fall of each pavilion.
Looking for Main Street USA secrets, hidden gems, or trivia? From fake American flags to Aladdin's hidden lamp, this land is filled with incredible details that any Disney fan can appreciate. Whether you've been to the parks once or one hundred times, there's always something new to discover!
The rainbow tunnel at Epcot's Imagination Pavilion was once an icon - but after being left abandoned for 20 years, it is no longer open to guests. This post explores the history, abandonment, and final destruction of the beloved rainbow tunnel!
When Epcot opened, three pavilions were advertised as "coming soon". These pavilions were never built, and are called the lost pavilions of Epcot.
The Skyway at Magic Kingdom was open for 28 years, closing in 1999. Coming soon is a new and improved "Disney Skyliner" connecting parks and resorts!
When Animal Kingdom was being created, there were plans to build a kingdom based on mythical creatures called Beastly Kingdom. What happened to this land? It was never built and the imagineers took their idea to Universal Studios.
In August 1971 the attraction "If You Had Wings" opened in Tomorrowland. It was sponsored by Eastern Air Lines and was open for 15 years.
Tomorrowland opened in Magic Kingdom in 1971 and closed in 1994. Does this fact seem wrong? Don't worry, we've done our research. In 1994, New Tomorrowland opened, with a complete theme overhaul of the land.
Walt Disney World opened on October 1st, 1971 with nineteen attractions. Over the past forty years, some of those attractions have closed and many new attractions have opened. This article will take you through the history of all nineteen attractions!
Disney's eye for detail never fails! These Liberty Square fun facts detail the incredible historical accuracy of Magic Kingdom's smallest land.