Walt Disney Archives to Host 6-Month Exhibition at Graceland. Looking for something to do and see in 2021? Disney Fans are in luck! The Inside the Walt Disney Archives is coming to Graceland Exhibition Center for a 6-month run for the second half of 2021.
The Walt Disney Archives shared the news with fans via Twitter with the caption: “We are thrilled to announce our exhibit, “Inside the Walt Disney Archives” will be heading to Graceland Exhibition Center in Memphis, Tennessee beginning July 23, 2021! The exhibit will continue through January 2, 2022, and will include special events for guests of all ages.“
Highlighted items that will be featured during the Inside the Walt Disney Archives exhibit at the Graceland Exhibition Center include:
- Jack Sparrow’s compass from Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
- Costumes from Beauty and the Beast, 101 Dalmatians, Pretty Woman, Walk the Line, and more
- Mary Poppins’ original carpet bag
- Davy Crockett’s racoonskin cap
- Wilson from Cast Away
- Vehicles from Toad’s Wild Ride, Herbie: Fully Loaded, and Tron: Legacy
- The sword from Zorro
- Magic Bedknob from Bedknobs and Broomsticks
- Prop storybook from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
- Alien Xenomorph prop figure from the Disney’s Hollywood Studios attraction The Great Movie Ride
- Tombstones and Hitchhiking Ghosts from the Haunted Mansion attraction
- Electromagnetic Shrinking Machine from Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
- Lumiere and Cogsworth props from 2017’s Beauty and the Beast
- Dead Man’s Chest from Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
- Congo Queen Model Boat from Disneyland’s Jungle Cruise
The exhibit will also included various family friendly activities such as:
- Disney Trivia Nights
- A Haunted Mansion Zoom panel with evening tours of the Disney exhibit and the Graceland Mansion
- Exhibit Tour + Dive In Dinner & Movie Screening of The Lion King at the Guest House at Graceland Pool
- Halloween costume party at the exhibit with a costume parade, candy stations, face painters, and craft stations
- Exhibit Tours & Tea Parties
- A Princess and Pirate party with crafts, trivia, bounce house, and games. Costumes encouraged!
- Walt Disney’s Birthday Celebration Weekend
- A The Princess and The Frog screening and Zoom panel with Disney animators/filmmakers
Currently, the Inside the Walt Disney Archives exhibit is set to run from July 23, 2021 through Jan 2, 2022. To check out the full schedule, purchase tickets or hotel packages, please visit Graceland’s website for more information.
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