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Could Disney World Railroad get its own ‘Primeval World” Segment for Reopening?

Disney World Railroad

The Walt Disney World Railroad has been shuttered for several years due to the ongoing construction of the Magic Kingdom’s newest Tomorrowland attraction, TRON: Lightcycle Power Run. The massive roller coaster is positioned on the outer side of the rails, resulting in the necessary closure. But as the expansion nears completion, we are able to see the path Walt Disney ...

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Space Mountain Closes for Multi-Week Refurbishment

Space Mountain Refurbishment

It appears that one of Disney’s Space Mountain roller coasters is set to begin a stint of refurbishment. According to Disneyland Paris Insider @DLPReport, the Star Wars-themed Space Mountain, Hyperspace Mountain, closed on Monday, May 30, for some “routine refurbishment” and will remain closed through June 10. 🔧 Hyperspace Mountain is now closed for routine refurbishment until June 10 included. ...

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A Special Disney Space Mountain Comparison

Exterior shot of WDW Space Mountain

May 27, 2022, marks the official opening of Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind. But on this very same date in Disney theme park history another sensational space-themed coaster celebrated its grand opening. We are of course referring to none other than Disneyland’s Space Mountain, which opened back on May 27, 1977. But it should be noted that Disneyland’s version ...

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OpEd: After ‘Guardians,’ I Am Ready for a Space Mountain Revamp

Space Mountain

To quote one wise Disney monkey, “It is time.” Space Mountain is a Disney Parks icon. Pioneering the roller coaster industry like the Matterhorn before it, the indoor roller coaster is an Imagineering marvel. But it is time to bring the ride of the future into the 21st century. On May 9, I got to experience Guardians of the Galaxy: ...

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Did Disney Just Tease ‘Ghost Galaxy’ Coming to Magic Kingdom’s Space Mountain?

Space Mountain Disney World

On April 28, Disney Parks Blog announced that the beloved extra-ticket Halloween event, Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, will be returning to Magic Kingdom Park at the Walt Disney World Resort later this year. Included in the initial announcement were several spooktacular things to expect, like the return of the full version of Mickey’s Boo-to-you Parade (kicked off by the Headless ...

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Disney Announces MASSIVE Revamp of Space Mountain

Space Mountain Revamp

One of the most iconic magic kingdom attractions and landmarks is about to get a major makeover along with the rest of Tomorrowland. According to a press release shared on April 27, “Oriental Land Co., Ltd. announced today that Space Mountain and its surrounding area in Tomorrowland at Tokyo Disneyland® Park will undergo a major renovation. This newly developed plaza ...

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Video: Disney Fan Finds Typo on New Space Mountain Merchandise

Loungefly backpacks are among the most popular Disney souvenirs, especially for fans who regularly visit Disney theme parks and use the bags during their visits and to coordinate them with DisneyBounds and other park looks. New collections of the bags often sell out quickly, and some of the Disney Loungefly styles are even designed after attractions and locations around the ...

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Confirmed: Space Mountain Re-Theme Returning to Disney Park

Hyperspace Mountain

Disney Park Guests will once again be whisked away to a Galaxy Far, Far Away on what is arguably one of the most iconic Disney Park attractions. We at Disney Fanatic can confirm that Walt Disney Imagineers will once again transform Space Mountain at the Disneyland Resort in California into the Star Wars-themed Hyperspace Mountain. According to Disneyland’s website, the ...

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PHOTOS: Lightning Lane Left Space Mountain Standby Line ‘Broken’

Disney Lightning Lane

It appears that Lightning Lane troubles continue to impact favorite Disney Parks attractions to the point where Standby lines are completely abandoned. Twitter user @hastin shared a picture in line for Space Mountain at Disneyland Park in Southern California that shows the individual Lightning Lane entrance–the one Guests pay $15 per person to use–is longer than the Standby Line. It ...

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