The Walt Disney Story | Disney World

Last Updated on: January 21st, 2024

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

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What is The Walt Disney Story?

The Walt Disney Story was a film and exhibition that ran in the Magic Kingdom from 1973 to 1992 in space that is now used for the Town Square Theater.

This attraction offered guests a unique opportunity to learn about the life and achievements of Walt Disney, the visionary behind the Disney brand.

The attraction typically featured a short film that chronicled Walt Disney’s journey from his early days as an animator to his groundbreaking work in the world of animation and theme park design. The film often included interviews and archival footage, providing a glimpse into Walt Disney’s creative process and the development of beloved Disney characters like Mickey Mouse.

In addition to the film, the attraction often included a gallery of exhibits showcasing artifacts and memorabilia related to Walt Disney’s life and career. This allowed guests to explore in more detail the legacy of this iconic figure in the entertainment industry.

The Walt Disney Story Fun Facts

  • In the mid-90’s you could actually purchase The Walt Disney Story film on VHS at various spots in Disney parks.

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