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Rating

8.50 / 10

Recommended By

94%



A Walt Original from the 1964 NY World's Fair

Reviewed by ncole Review Date: 06/18/2019

Rating: (9)
Recommended

This is a classic. You will definitely walk out singing the song in your head. The only thing is it could use some updating, but then that probably wouldn’t make it such a classic.

Pros:

A unique ride with a catchy song

Cons:

Somewhat out of date
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Reviewed by courtney Review Date: 06/17/2019

Rating: (10)
Recommended

Always, always, always go on this ride.

Pros:

Timeless, gets you out of the hot Florida sun

Cons:

May not be as fun for kids
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Reviewed by Purpie Review Date: 06/14/2019

Rating: (7)
Recommended

Everyone should see this at least once. It is an original so it’s impressive to think what they were able to do in 1964 technology-wise at Disney. It is, however, becoming a bit dated. As much as I like keeping it original, it needs to update scenes going beyond where it ends. Unfortunately, I think they’re unable to add to the ride so that would be removing some of the scenes and removing some nostalgia.

That said, it is something everyone she see once, but it does lose repeat visitor value since it is kind of a one and done unless you go for the nostalgia factor like I do.

See it at least once. You get to sit in a large, cool theatre and rest while the seats move around the stage.

Pros:

Typically short lines, air condition, nostalgic, family friendly

Cons:

Outdated, may be boring for children
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Reviewed by Badelves Review Date: 06/12/2019

Rating: (10)
Recommended

If you love Disney history, this is a must do. It has been one of our daughter's favorites since she was a little one, and she shares it with everyone who visits the parks with us. It's also a great place to rest your feet and cool off for a little bit, so how can you go wrong by giving it a try?

Pros:

Disney history and air conditioning!

Cons:

Be mindful of your Fast Pass times as this isn't a quick, five minute attraction.
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Reviewed by JohnC Review Date: 06/12/2019

Rating: (9)
Recommended

A Disney classic

Pros:

Has it's own charm

Cons:

Perhaps some updates
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Reviewed by hsmamato2 Review Date: 04/24/2019

Rating: (2)
Not Recommended

It's a good place to take a nap. In spite of the catchy tune,it's realllly outdated and boring.

Pros:

Good napping place.Catchy song

Cons:

just about everything.
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Reviewed by abrooks126 Review Date: 04/23/2019

Rating: (9)
Recommended

A Disney classic from the 1964 New York World's Fair. You should see it at least once, just for the historic/nostalgic value. The theater revolves around a stationary stage (very progressive at the time)and your audioanimatronic host leads you through technological changes from the turn of the 20th century on. Although this may sound boring, it really isn't. Disney always has a way of making learning fun. And there's a catchy tune of course!

Some complain that the final scene should be updated, but when you think about the ride's inception in the 60's, it basically took you from 1900 to somewhat beyond the 1960's. Now fast forward 50+ years, past the turn of the NEXT century - that's a pretty big leap and a big gap to fill. So maybe that final scene could be updated. But I think it's an attraction that should never be replaced no matter how dated it might seem. It's so "Walt" and a great reminder of the great man who started it all.

Pros:

Wait times are usually short and it's a great way to take a cool seated break from the Florida heat and humidity. Great for all ages.

Cons:

Some say it's dated...maybe that's its charm?
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Reviewed by Tink1027 Review Date: 04/21/2019

Rating: (10)
Recommended

One of Walt's pride and joys and a can't miss, at least once in your lifetime. Also great on a hot day to go sit down in the air conditioning and enjoy the shoe. Great detail

Pros:

Walt's touch, relaxing

Cons:

None, love it
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Reviewed by KimH134 Review Date: 04/20/2019

Rating: (8)
Recommended

Nice place to cool off and see how things have changed with technology over the last century.

Pros:

Cool spot on a hot day. Relaxing while being entertained.

Cons:

They need to update the last scene to something more futuristic as it is in Tomorrowland.
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Reviewed by LouO Review Date: 04/20/2019

Rating: (7)
Recommended

A classic on my list, every time we visit

Pros:

It's nostalgic Walt Disney at it's finest It's unique -

Cons:

I walk around for hours afterward with the song in my head
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