While Epcot is not what Walt Disney imagined when he first came up with the name, Future World celebrates many of the ideas he embraced in envisioning the community of the future. The layout of Epcot is unique in that it is organized into pavilions which are like mini-lands of their own. In World Showcase, each pavilion represents a country; in Future World, each one represents an area of technology. Future World also possesses the iconic image of Walt Disney World: the 160 foot diameter geodesic dome known as Spaceship Earth.
- Location: The half of the park nearest the main entrance.
- Date Opened: 10/1/1982
- # of Rides and Attractions: 11
- # of Entertainment and Shows: 4
- # of Dining Locations: 4
- Camera Center Film, developing and other camera supplies in one of the legs of Spaceship Earth.
- Club Cool Sample Coca-Cola sodas from around the world, with plenty of merchandise avialable for purchase.
- Gateway Gifts Basic small souvenirs near the park entrance.
- Green Thumb Emporium Inside The Land pavilion, sells kitchen and garden accessories.
- MouseGear One of the largest stores at Walt Disney World, with just about any type of merchandise you could want.
- Test Track Specialty Shop Automotive souvenirs, both Disney and non-Disney.
- The Art of Disney Disney collectibles, prints, and animation cels.
Here you will find a list of selected rides, shows, or restaurants that have been removed fromFuture World, never to return.
- Rides and Attractions
- Body Wars Go small and travel through the human body. (October 19, 1989-January 1, 2007)
- Cranium Command A comedic look at how the body works in a 12-year-old boy. (October 19, 1989-January 1, 2007)
- Honey, I Shrunk the Audience An 3-D movie adventure with a few added surprises. (November 21, 1994 - May 9, 2010)
- Entertainment, Shows and Special Events
- The Making of Me A film the covers an entire pregnancy from conception to birth.
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