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Rating

8.52 / 10

Recommended By

95%



A Walt Original from the 1964 NY World's Fair

Reviewed by sean Review Date: 01/05/2020

Rating: (8)
Recommended

A classic Disney attraction. Never gets old . . .

Pros:

Rotating theater, interesting

Cons:

The last scene is outdated.
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Reviewed by Anonymous Review Date: 01/05/2020

Rating: (9)
Recommended

It a must do, for sure.

Pros:

Relaxing and historic

Cons:

Needs up date on last set, still good from a historical view.
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Reviewed by colemamma Review Date: 12/31/2019

Rating: (9)
Recommended

I love this ride despite it's age and kitchy-ness. It is Classic Disney. They could refurb the ending scene and I wouldn't be upset, but all the other scenes need to stay as-is. Even if you don't like the attraction, it is a great place to sit down and cool off. If you love history, you will love this. Pay attention to all of the little details that designers put into this.

Pros:

Practically perfect in every way

Cons:

ending scene is a bit odd and wrong as far as getting the 'future' correct
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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Somewhat out of date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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