Carousel of Progress has undergone an interesting transformation over the years. When it premiered it was a celebration of technological progress and left you wondering what was in store for us in the years ahead. Over time, though, it became a historical artifact, something we watch to see what used to wow people. Still, there is plenty of entertainment value in this seasonal attraction. Six small theaters rotates arounder four scenes (plus the entry and exit areas) populated by an animatronic family in four different period of the 20th century. The first scenes are pre-electric around the turn of the century, then the 1920s with radio and household electricty, then 1940s with the growth of the suburban lifestyle and additional improvements. The final scene is near the end of the century and suggests technology that might be in the near future.
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