Nestled in the far Southern edge of Tomorrowland, Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress, which opened at Disney’s Magic Kingdom Park in 1975, provides a fun-filled journey through the 20th century – revealing all the amazing technological changes made along the way. The air-conditioned, 250-seat theater revolves around a total of six stages during the 22-minute presentation, which features audio-animatronic figures (including Rover the dog!), along with the theme song, “It’s a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow.”

Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress, was originally created by Walt Disney for the 1964 New York World’s Fair to dramatize electricity’s role in “bettering man’s living conditions.” It was reportedly one of Disney’s favorite attractions. General Electric served as the original sponsor of the attraction, which opened at Disneyland in 1967 but was moved to Disney World in 1973 and reopened as a new Tomorrowland attraction in 1975 with the theme song, “The Best Time of Your Life.”

Note: Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress is wheelchair accessible.

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Elephant Calf Born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Disney World’s holiday decorations are still up!

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Characters in Flight;s balloon new design is Awesome!

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Major new version of My Disney Experience debuts on Android

Disney has unveiled a major new version of My Disney Experience, available now for Android devices. Version 4 of My Disney Experience follows the look and feel of the Disneyland app, opening directly into the park map and wait times. Plan and share your Walt Disney World vacation—even purchase tickets—with the My Disney Experience mobile app. iOS users will see …

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Dolphin Resort lobby to receive $12 million renovation

As the final stage of the largest makeover in the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort’s history, the Dolphin lobby will undergo a $12 million re-design that will feature a contemporary look and new dining options when finished in the fall of 2017. – Related posts: Dolphin Nursery Interact poolside with some of the newest residents to call Sea World Orlando home …

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