25 Disney Fun Facts

  1. Walt Disney World includes 30,500 hectares, which is approximately the same size as San Francisco.
  2. When Disney’s Magic Kingdom opened its doors on 1 October 1971, adult admission is $ 3. 50.
  3. The crowd on opening day at Disney’s Magic Kingdom was approximately 10,000.
  4. The estimated annual attendance at Disney’s Magic Kingdom is 16. 2 million, followed by Epcot with 9. 9 million, Disney-MGM Studios, with 8. 6 million and Disney’s Animal Kingdom, with 8. 2 million.
  5. Cinderella Castle is the tallest structure to 189 feet of Disney, followed by Space Mountain at 183 feet.
  6. Both the Carousel of Progress and It’s a Small World made its debut in the 1964-65 World’s Fair in New York.
  7. The 180-foot tall Spaceship Earth at the entrance to Epcot weighs approximately 16 million pounds.
  8. The icon of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Tree of Life, stands 14 stories, has more than 300 sculptures of animals and is 50 feet wide.
  9. Built in 1917, Cinderella’s Golden Carrousel in Fantasyland was once located in the Olympic Park in Maplewood, New Jersey.
  10. The Great Movie Ride at Disney-MGM Studios is a replica of Mann’s Chinese Theater.
  11. Astro Orbiter first opened in Tomorrowland in 1974 named Star Jets.
  12. The Hall of Presidents was originally an audio-animatronic exhibition called “Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln”, the first exhibition at the 1964-65 New York World.
  13. To classify as a “Galactic Hero” at the Space Ranger Spin Buzz Light years, you must score 900,000 to 999,999 points.
  14. Astronauts Scott Carpenter, Gordon Cooper and Jim Irwin were present at the opening of Space Mountain in 1975.
  15. The legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus is the first champion at Walt Disney World Open Invitational, which debuted in 1971.
  16. Tomorrowland Transit Authority was originally WEDway People Mover (WED foot of Walter Elias Disney).
  17. The design of Main Street USA is inspired by Walt Disney Hometown Marceline, Missouri.
  18. The 189-foot high water tower icon at Disney-MGM Studios is known as the Tower of Earffel. “
  19. The 8,500-acre natural reserve of Disney, located 15 miles south of Disney World, has a learning center for conservation and hiking.
  20. Approximately 46 million people visit Walt Disney World – including Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney-MGM Studios, Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Downtown Disney – a year.
  21. Cinderella Castle, the centerpiece of Disney’s Magic Kingdom has 18 towers and 13 gargoyles.
  22. A suspension suspension bridge leads to Tom Sawyer Island to Fort Langhorne, bearing the name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (aka Mark Twain).
  23. One of the original attractions of Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Tomorrowland Indy Speedway was once known as Grand Prix Raceway.
  24. The replica of the Liberty Bell is in the center of Liberty Square was built from the original cast as the faith in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  25. Disney’s Magic Kingdom, which includes about 107 acres, is itself larger than Disneyland, which covers 80 acres in Anaheim, California.


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