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Choose Your Own Autobiography By Neil Patrick Harris Is Perfect For Lovers Of Interactive Themed Entertainment

Even though he doesn’t know it, Neil Patrick Harris has played a huge role in my life and thus, Theme Park University. To be clear, I have only seen a few episodes of Doogie Howser, M.D. and roughly half of the How I Met Your Mother series. Not that I have anything against them, but

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Disney’s MagicBands Inspires Hollywood Magic Castle To Spring Into The 21st Century

In April 2014, Josh Stern visited Walt Disney World on vacation and became enamored with their new RFID technology which had just debuted. His MagicBand not only allowed him to open his room, enter the park and redeem FastPasses, but also allowed him to use the band on interactive games like A Pirates Adventure –

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Magic Mansion Brings Even More Close-Up Magic In 2014

If you find yourself in Orlando during the fall, you’ll find that there is a smattering of offerings from Halloween events at the theme parks to food truck rallies to independent haunted houses.  Personally, the one I look forward to the most is the Magic Mansion, back for its second year in downtown Orlando. I

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The Magic Castle Hides A Piece of Disney Haunted Mansion History Most Have Never Heard Of

Being a theme park fan, in my humble opinion, Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion is the gold standard in dark rides found anywhere in the world. Sure, there are more high tech rides that can do some incredible things, but the Haunted Mansion raised the bar in what an attraction could be and still holds up over

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