Journey into Imagination with Figment | Disney World

Last Updated on: May 25th, 2024

Journey into Imagination with Figment (Disney World)“Journey into Imagination with Figment” is an attraction located in the Epcot theme park at Walt Disney World Resort. It is the third iteration of the “Journey into Imagination” attraction and features the character Figment, a mischievous purple dragon.

The experience begins at the Imagination Institute, where guests are taken on a whimsical journey through the creative process and the power of imagination. Led by the lovable Figment and the Institute’s scientist, Dr. Nigel Channing, guests are invited to explore the sensory labs, where they can discover how the five senses impact imagination.

Throughout the attraction, Figment injects humor and mischief into the proceedings, emphasizing the importance of imagination and the joy of creative thinking. The ride combines practical effects, audio-animatronics, and colorful scenes to engage guests’ senses and spark their imagination.

“Journey into Imagination with Figment” showcases the value of imagination and encourages guests to embrace their own creative abilities. It emphasizes the idea that imagination is limitless and that the power of creativity can lead to exciting and unexpected discoveries.

While the current version of the attraction has undergone changes over the years, Figment has remained a beloved character, known for his playful personality and memorable catchphrase, “Imagination works best when it’s set free!”

“Journey into Imagination with Figment” is a family-friendly attraction that appeals to guests of all ages, particularly those who appreciate the whimsical and imaginative elements of Disney storytelling. It continues to entertain and inspire visitors by celebrating the wonders of the imagination.

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Fun Facts

  • “Journey into Imagination with Figment” is a classic dark ride attraction located in the Imagination! pavilion at Epcot’s Future World.
  • The ride originally opened in 1983 as “Journey into Imagination” and featured the character Figment alongside the Dreamfinder. It was later reimagined in 2002 as “Journey into YOUR Imagination” but was met with mixed reviews from fans.
  • In 2003, the attraction was updated and renamed “Journey into Imagination with Figment,” bringing Figment back as the main character and incorporating elements that pay tribute to the original version.
  • Figment, the mischievous purple dragon, serves as the playful guide through the ride, which explores the power of imagination and the five senses through whimsical and interactive scenes.
  • One of the most memorable aspects of the attraction is the catchy song “One Little Spark,” composed by the Sherman Brothers, which has become an iconic tune associated with Epcot’s Imagination! pavilion.

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