Tag Archives: Walt Disney World

Haunted Mansion Stretching Room Recreated in Mega Fan’s House by Wacky World Studios

Haunted Mansion fans, be prepared for your brain to explode.  The incredibly talented folks at Wacky World Studios have created the ultimate Haunted Mansion fan tribute. What you’re about to see is a custom built recreation of the Haunted Mansion stretching room… inside someone’s house. It is mind-blowingly accurate and while it is obviously not

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Journey Into Imagination History Captured in New 90 Minute Martin Smith Video

Christmas has come early Epcot fans. If you’ve followed Theme Park University for long enough, you know that we are huge fans of Martin Smith videos. In 2017 alone he has chronicled World of Motion, Spaceship Earth, Horizons, World of Motion and now an epic look at Journey into Imagination. As with all Martin Smith

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Does Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom Get Dismantled Before A Hurricane?

It’s hard to comprehend, but there are still many people who hear this urban legend and believe it. Hurricane season in Florida lasts from June 1st to November 30th and every year the same question seems to pop up. What does Walt Disney World do in the event of a hurricane and more importantly, does

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An In-Depth Look at Disney’s Traveling Theater Car

With the closure of two iconic Walt Disney World Attractions, Universe of Energy and The Great Movie Ride, I thought it would be appropriate to take an in-depth look at what ties those two attractions together: the traveling theater car. This technology is yet another way that Disney skilfully moved thousands of people an hour

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Star Wars Virtual Reality Experience to open in Disneyland and Walt Disney World

You remember The VOID, don’t you? The virtual reality technology which came after the original concept of the Evermore park was scrapped in Utah? Since then they have opened up several VR experiences in various attractions such as a Ghostbusters virtual walk-through at Madame Tussauds New York complete with proton pack! Now they are breaking

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Disney’s Haunted Mansion – Man in the Spiderweb: Real or Hoax?

For years I’ve heard this story about the Haunted Mansion staircase scene at Walt Disney World that I wanted to dig into. Like many legends regarding Disney’s mansions, you often never know fact from fiction.  In this particular yarn, the story goes that when the Walt Disney World’s Haunted Mansion first opened in 1971, there

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CONFIRMED Star Wars Hotel Opening at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Pack your bags! Dreams of a Star Wars Hotel are indeed a reality. Disney confirmed the opening of the new ultra themed Star Wars hotel at the 2017 D23 Disney Parks and Resorts panel.  Opening at Walt Disney World.   “It’s unlike anything that exists today.” Bob said. “From the second you arrive, you will become

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“The Spielers” Theme Park Parody Debuts at Orlando Fringe 2017

With the dozens upon dozens of choices at the 2017 Orlando Fringe Festival, I naturally gravitate towards shows featuring theme park-related storylines. Last year The Animatronicans took the festival by storm and sold out nearly every performance. This year, The Spielers sets out to parody that most coveted attractions job: the spieler. The story for The

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Room Built into Walt Disney World Golden Oak Residence

If you’re a Disney fan and could theme any room in your house to your favorite Disney film or ride, what would it be? One mega-fan decided to add a “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” room to their home in Golden Oaks on Walt Disney World property. These pictures were posted on the Wacky World Studios

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Could Immersive Theater be Merging with With Theme Parks in Disney’s Star Wars Land

I’ve been waiting for this moment for a long time and I think we are on the cusp of it finally happening. Immersive theater, which I believe is the most exciting form of entertainment out there today, may finally have some elements mixed in with Disney’s new Star Wars land when it opens in 2019.

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