The First 50 Magical Years

This attraction is permanently closed. This page is retained here for historical interest.

Created for the Disneyland's 50th Anniversary celebration this exhibit and movie temporarily replaces The Walt Disney Story featuring Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln. The exhibit space is filled with models, artwork, photos, and videos displaying the 50 year history of Disneyland. Inside the theater a movie hosted by actor Steve Martin and Donald Duck visually covers some of the same ground including video of Walt Disney and the opening of Disneyland in 1955.

General Information - Hide Section

    This attraction is permanently closed. This page is retained here for historical interest.

  • Location: Inside the Opera House, on the right side of Town Square.
  • Date Opened: May 5, 2005
  • Date Closed: March 15, 2009
  • # of Ride Units: One theater.
  • Ride Capacity:
  • Restraint Method: None
  • Ticket Rating: C Ticket
  • Ride Photo: No
Time Commitment Information - Hide Section
  • Open/Close: Open and closes with the park.
  • Wait Times: It is very unusual for the lobby or theater to fill up.
  • Length of Ride: 15 minutes
  • FastPass: No
  • Single Rider: No
  • Queue Description: None, the Opera House lobby with exhibits serves as a waiting area for the theater.
Access Information - Hide Section
  • Health Restriction: Should be none.
  • Ride Access: The lobby is fully accessible and cast members are always near the entrance and can help bypass the turnstile if necessary. The theater has designated spaces at the end of some rows for wheelchairs and ECVs, speak to a cast member for directions on which door to use.
  • Wheelchair Transfer: Not necessary.
  • Service Animals: Yes
  • Audio: Assistive listening devices are available from City Hall and reflective captioning devices are available from attraction cast members.
  • Weight and Size Issues: The theater seats are more accommodating than a typical movie theater seat but will be tight if large enough. Leg room should not be a problem fro anybody.
Parenting Information - Hide Section
  • Height Restriction: No
  • Child Swap: No
  • Other Issues:

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