Main Street Cinema | Disney World

Last Updated on: January 21st, 2024

Here is everything you need to know about Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom’s extinct Main Street Cinema attraction including history, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!

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What is Main Street Cinema?

Main Street Cinema - Extinct Disney WorldSimilar to its counterpart in Disneyland, Disney World’s Main Street Cinema was once a working movie theater attraction. It operated as a theater from the Magic Kingdom’s open in 1971 until 1998, when it became a gift shop.

Currently, an Art of Disney store occupies this space and still contains a movie screen in the rear of the store that  often shows old Disney movie clips.

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