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Wacky World Studios Creates Ultimate Disney Fan Home

Remember when we showed you that jaw-dropping recreation of a Haunted Mansion stretching room last week that was installed in a private residence? That, my friends, is just the tip of the iceberg. I had the chance to chat with the creator of that stretching room recreation, Bruce Barry of Wacky World Studios, and I

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Remembering Elvis Presley’s Favorite Theme Park in New Book – Libertyland

Every time a theme park closes, a slice of Americana withers away. I’m a huge fan of preserving attractions history, which is why I am such a huge fan of Arcadia books theme park history series. Their latest title Images of Modern America: Libertyland releases September 25, 2017, and I got my hands on an

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Warner Brothers Theme Park in Abu Dhabi Unveils Concept Art – What We Know

At long last, Warner Brothers Theme Park in Abu Dhabi has finally revealed concept art for what the park will look like and it doesn’t disappoint. The park will be entirely indoors and, from the looks of the artwork, they are really mining the WB vault to offer a pretty wide variety of attractions. Let’s

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Photos of Abandoned Hard Rock Park in Myrtle Beach

The similarities between Hard Rock Park and the Titanic are downright creepy. Giant plans, lots of investments, large budgets and as nearly as soon as it starts to take off, it sank. Theme Park University readers know that I covered the evolution of the park extensively here, from unused concepts to what lead to the

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Opryland History Exquisitely Detailed in Images of Modern America Opryland USA

One of our favorite things to cover here at Theme Park University is extinct attractions. There is always something mysterious and nostalgic about long-gone relics from themed entertainment’s past. Opryland may be one of the world’s greatest and unique theme parks we will never see the likes of again. However, thanks to a book I

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Vidanta Reveals New Artwork for Cirque du Soleil Park

Oh man. Slowly but surely, we are being spoon-fed small amounts of artwork for the new Cirque du Soleil park being built in Mexico. And it’s oh-so-tasty. The park continues to evolve and change as they get closer to vertical construction. It seems that the water park will be the focus of phase one and

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Warner Brothers Opening Indoor Theme Park in 2018

It’s happening again. Dubai is trying to become the theme park capital of the world. Warner Brothers just announced it is opening a $1 billion theme park on Yas Island, which is also home to the Ferrari World theme park. The project is expected to open in 2018 and contain rides with characters from Bugs

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Cirque du Soleil Water Park Artwork Revealed

In 2014, Theme Park University was the first website to break the news about the new Cirque du Soleil theme park coming to Mexico in 2018. I’ve had dozens of inquiries over the last 12 months about this park and many assumed it was cancelled due to the lack of press releases coming out. I

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Mexico Will Be Home To World’s First Cirque Du Soleil Theme Park In 2018

If there was ever a time to be a theme park fan, it’s right now. With so many amazing projects happening around the globe, I can’t even begin to take it all in lately. Then today the announcement finally happened that very well could be a game changer for the entire industry. IN 2018, Mexico

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Hard Rock Park 10: Why The Park Closed

Gates used to enter Hard Rock Park

Why did Hard Rock Park close? Learn some of the missteps that were taken as well as some of the bad luck the park encountered as Josh Young ends his in-depth series on one of the most fascinating parks in the world.

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