Disneyland Resort

Dates: July 17 1955 – present

Anaheim, California

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Overview

Attractions

Main Street USA (1955 – present)

  • The Disneyland Story featuring Great Moments With Mr Lincoln
  • Disneyland Railroad

Fantasyland (1955 – present)

Remodelled in 1983 from medieval to a quaint European village

  • Sleeping Beauty Castle  (1955 – present)
    An exhibit was opened in 1959 and was redesigned in 1972, before closing in 1992 for security reasons and to upgrade the firework launch system on the roof. 
    A walk-through opened in 2008 based on the story of Sleeping Beauty, featuring animated figures based on the design of the animation cels. 
  • King Arthur Carousel (1955 – present)
    The Carousel was originally built in 1922 and operated at Sunnyside Beach Park in Toronto, Canada, before being refurbished and modified for the park. 
  • Mr Toad’s Wild Ride (1955 – present) although the current version of the ride dates from 1983
  • Peter Pan’s Flight (1955 – present)
  • Pinocchio’s Daring Journey (April 15 1983 – present)
  • Snow White’s Scary Adventures (1955 – present)
  • Alice in Wonderland (June 14 1958 – present)
  • Matterhorn Bobsleds (June 14 1959 – present)
  • it’s a small world (May 28 1966 – present)
  • Storybook Land Canal Boats (1955 – present)

TomorrowLand (1955 – present)

  • Rocket to the Moon
  • Astro-Jets
  • Autopia (1955 – present)
  • Submarine Voyage (1965?? – 1998)
    Rethemed and relaunched as the Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage (June 11 2007 – present)
  • Space Mountain
  • Star Tours (1987 – July 2010)
    Replaced with Star Tours: The Adventures Continue (June 2011 – present)
  • Disneyland Monorail
  • Astro Orbiter
  • Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters

Frontierland

  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad (September 2 1979 – present)
  • Mark Twain Riverboat / Sailing Ship Columbia
  • Tom Sawyer Island
  • Fantasmic (1992 – present) seasonal
  • Golden Horseshoe Saloon

Adventureland

  • Indiana Jones Adventure: The Temple of the Forbidden Eye
  • The Jungle Cruise (1955 – present)
  • Swiss Family Treehouse / Tarzan Treehouse
  • Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room

New Orleans Square

The first ‘land’ expansion after opening, on July 24 1966. Cost $15m.

Critter Country 

Opening in 1972 as Bear Country

  • Splash Mountain 
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (2003 – present)
    replaced the Country Bear Jamboree (1972 – 2002)

Mickey’s Toontown

Opened in 1993

  • Gadget’s Go Coaster
  • Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin
  • Character Houses (Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Donald Duck’s Boat)

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Coming in 2019

Extinct Attractions

New Orleans Square

The first  

Mickey’s Toontown

The rest of the resort consists of Disney’s California Adventure park