Report: Disney World Removing Iconic ‘Tower of Terror’ Sign

Disney World Tower of Terror Sign
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An arriving drive into The Walt Disney World Resort includes a series of iconic landmarks, beginning with the legendary archway that marks the official entrance onto Disney World Property. One of those landmarks has been a Tower of Terror billboard on World Drive, and it has come to our attention that it will soon be removed.

Disney World Entrance

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The news was shared on Twitter by Disney World and Theme Park reporter Scott Gustin (@ScottGustin), who said,

Yes – the iconic Twilight Zone Tower of Terror billboard is coming down. Disney has been removing similar signs around property – and this is the latest casualty. The attraction will remain open.

The billboard advertising Disney’s Hollywood Studios’ landmark attraction showed terrified Guests stuck in an elevator that had been cut from its cables was one of a series of iconic billboards Guests looked for as they drove around the property, including one for Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s attraction, “It’s Tough to be a Bug.”

Tower of Terror Billboard

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But, as previously stated, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror will remain open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. It is unclear why Disney has chosen to remove the advertisement now as well as what sign, if any, will be put in its place.

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More on The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

Disney describes its thrill ride as the following: 

Next Stop: The 5th Dimension

Step uneasily inside the infamous Hollywood Tower Hotel and find a dusty lobby frozen in time. Even the subdued hotel staff seems strangely out of another era. 

Suddenly a television set springs to life and Rod Serling welcomes you on a journey into the Twilight Zone. He reveals that on a gloomy Halloween night in 1939, some hotel patrons were riding the elevator when a violent storm struck the building… and they were never seen again. The hotel closed down and has stood empty ever since. 

Going Up? 

Enter the rickety, elevator-style lift, strap yourself in and prepare to discover what lies beyond the darkest corner of your imagination. 

Shriek in terror as you’re suddenly propelled up and down the abandoned shaft—unexpectedly dropping and rising—as you hear the sound of cables snapping and metal clanging overhead. 

Will you make it back to the real world… or will you become a permanent resident of the Twilight Zone?

We at Disney Fanatic will continue to update our readers on Disney Parks news and stories as more developments come to light.

About T.K. Bosacki

Born and raised in Tampa, Florida, TK Bosacki is a professional writer, amateur adventurer, and lifelong Disney Fanatic. His Disney Park days include Space Mountain, Tower of Terror, Kilimanjaro Safaris, and Nomad Lounge. He believes in starting at the Canada pavilion (IYKYK), and the Monorail is superior to all Ferry Boats.

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