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  • How About a History of Disneyland Museum Ride?

    In light of Kevin Yee's Ghosts article, I had a thought that I don't know if it has been touched upon yet. I unfortunately don't have the time to thoroughly read all the threads, so I apologize if I'm repeating something that's already been discussed, or suggested by anyone else.

    There was a discussion of a Disneyland museum and if it were to exist, where could it be built. My thought is to have a larger Omnimover style ride that would take you through the history of Disneyland starting from Walt's first visit and passing through the historical years of Disneyland. There could be animatronics of Walt himself with a Walt "sound alike" narrating the scenes using the 3D sound audio system (as used at the Great Moments with Lincoln) as if he were with the riders in spirit (not to imply his ghost will follow you home). The ride would take you through scenes of Disneyland using actual historical props, ride vehicles, scenes, sounds etc.

    My thought would that it could be built in Mainstreet where the Great Moments with Lincoln is (assuming enough space is there that could be devoted to a ride this size). There's already a bit of a museum in that building, and you wouldn't have to completely remove Lincoln, just make him part of the historical ride. This would give an actual ride attraction to Mainstreet that currently doesn't exist.

    Disneyland has and will continue to change with technology and theme, and I think in some way, Disneyland's history should be preserved in a way that could be enjoyed and experienced by generations to come. I for one would give anything to go back in time to experience Disney in it's early years and a concept like this would be the next best thing. I could type on and ramble about possible scenes and such, but let's hear your thoughts...

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    No Walt animatronics please. That's just way too tacky and weird.

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      Isn't Disneyland pretty much a museum of itself? Like I could understand something along the lines of a "Yesterland" but honestly when visiting Disneyland guests pretty much experience 50 years of history right in front of their eyes.
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        I like this idea a whole lot. I don't know if Disneyland is the right place for it... maybe it belongs in a whole new place.

        Every once and a while we hear about Disney wanting to resurrect the Disney Quest idea and build some satellite parks in other areas of the USA.

        Perhaps a dark ride about the history of Disneyland (and the Disney parks) would be a perfect ride for these mini-parks.

        If you visited Universal Studios Florida and then visited Universal Studios Hollywood you have seen a similar thing (where tour tram ride through a smaller version of USF's King Kong, Jaws and Earthquake.)

        I would love to see a ride that told a brief history of the Disney parks concept with scenes from It's a Small World, Pirates of the Caribbean, Haunted Mansion and more.

        Plus the idea of getting back parts of long gone attractions would be very cool.
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          This starts off as a great idea, but when you really think about it, it couldn't be done properly without a Walt animatronic. And that's where I stop... and that's where it should stop. A walk-around museum / history of Disneyland is a better and more respectful way of handling it.

          A ride... if it loses popularity would be quite difficult to replace if there's X amount of disney die-hards fighting to keep it.


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            Re: How About a History of Disneyland Museum Ride?

            Originally posted by Grim Grinning Dan View Post
            There was a discussion of a Disneyland museum and if it were to exist, where could it be built.
            It's being built in San Francisco:
            http://disney.go.com/disneyatoz/familymuseum/index.html

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              The building where the Disneyland The First 50 Magical Years attraction is and where Great Moments was (which last I heard was supposed to return sometime) is already devoted to Walt Disney/Disneyland history and has been there for a very long time now. Lincoln was added in 1965 if my research has proved accurate, which is a long time for such a simple attraction that many tourists don't even know is there or pass by for the bigger better attractions. I'm suggesting it would freshen the area up by expanding on this with a nice relaxing ridethrough featuring a much more elaborate view of the early days of Disneyland. Walk through's are fine, but people like rides as they are relaxing and you get you off your feet for awhile. Also, I'm not suggesting the ride be so much about Walt's history, just the park itself, the long gone rides and attractions. OK, it doesn't need a Walt Animatronic, that was just a silly comment, and not the focus of the idea. I don't know. I think if Lincoln can hang around for so long, a much more elaborate ride attraction could stick around for generations to come if it were done properly.

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                Just restore Walt's office to the lobby of Lincoln, Lincoln to the theater, and continue the 50th exhibits as they are now, and that's museum enough for anyone.

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                  Yes walk through. No ride. THere's my vote.

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                    I wouldn't mind a walk through.
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                      Originally posted by Sosai X View Post
                      Just restore Walt's office to the lobby of Lincoln, Lincoln to the theater, and continue the 50th exhibits as they are now, and that's museum enough for anyone.
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                      Walking exhibits.

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                        Absolutely not. With the way the 50 Years of Magic Show in the Opera House turned out and the way Disney is producing dark rides now, I can't see a reasonable show within reach.

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                          Re: How About a History of Disneyland Museum Ride?

                          Originally posted by Pressler69 View Post
                          No Walt animatronics please. That's just way too tacky and weird.
                          Why is it tacky and weird for Walt, but not so for the 16th President of the United States?

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                            Walt opens Disneyland, Then something goes terribly wrong. And everything works out in the end. I like it. I like it.

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                              Re: How About a History of Disneyland Museum Ride?

                              Originally posted by Sweetie View Post
                              I like this idea a whole lot. I don't know if Disneyland is the right place for it... maybe it belongs in a whole new place.

                              Every once and a while we hear about Disney wanting to resurrect the Disney Quest idea and build some satellite parks in other areas of the USA.

                              Perhaps a dark ride about the history of Disneyland (and the Disney parks) would be a perfect ride for these mini-parks.

                              If you visited Universal Studios Florida and then visited Universal Studios Hollywood you have seen a similar thing (where tour tram ride through a smaller version of USF's King Kong, Jaws and Earthquake.)

                              I would love to see a ride that told a brief history of the Disney parks concept with scenes from It's a Small World, Pirates of the Caribbean, Haunted Mansion and more.

                              Plus the idea of getting back parts of long gone attractions would be very cool.

                              OK, I have to mention it again. Before the 50th, I thought it
                              would be fun to turn the Revolving Building into a Theater, once
                              again ~ BUT this would be a new revived Carousel, of Disney History
                              And yes it would include an Audio Animatronic Walt, as our host
                              Just like on the Wonderful World of Disney ~ only this would be the
                              Wonderful World of Disneyland ~ it would be a revolving theater.

                              Imagine seeing the history, and some of it's former audio animatronic
                              shows. Of course one section would be for the original tentant,
                              The Carousel of Progress ~ with a quick show and a couple of songs.
                              Another section would pay tribute to the next Resident ~ and
                              America's Bicenntenial ~ America Sings! again with another quick show.
                              And of course, another section would bring us the Good Ol' Critters
                              from Country Bear Jamboree! A little bit of that hoe down spirit .
                              Two of the other full sections could pay tribute to other attractions
                              and maybe one could be of Plectu's, a concept which never got built!!!!
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