“It’s a Small World” Turns 50 Today! (Video)

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Whether you are a little kid or a slightly older kid, the “It’s a Small World” ride at Disneyland and Walt Disney World is a must-ride at every visit. It is a nice escape from reality for a few minutes, taking riders back to a time when theme parks, and life were a bit simpler.

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Today marks the 50th anniversary of “It’s a Small World” debuting at Disneyland. It originally was built for the New York World’s Fair in 1964-65 and then was shipped piece-by-piece to Disneyland.

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Here is a little retrospective Disney put together about the ride to mark its anniversary.



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