Traders of Timbuktu | Disney World

Last Updated on: February 1st, 2023

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

Traders of Timbuktu | Disney World Description

The Traders of Timbuktu was a longtime shop in the Magic Kingdom’s Adventureland area. It opened with the park in 1971 and closed in 2000 to make space for the new Magic Carpets of Aladdin ride concourse.

Traders of Timbuktu | Disney World Details

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