General Information

Location: To the right, in the Imagination Pavilion, on the border with World Showcase.

Date Opened: July 2, 2010

# of Ride Units: 1 theater

Ride Capacity: 570 people per show

Restraint Method: None

Ticket Rating: C Ticket

Ride Photo: No

Sponsor: None

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Time Commitment

Open/Close: Park hours

Wait Times: Generally you won't need to wait more than one show to get in.

Length of Ride: 17 minutes

FastPass: Yes

Single Rider: No

Queue Description: Waiting area outside theater

Access Information

Health Restriction: None

Ride Access: The theater is wheelchair and ECV accessible with designated areas.

Wheelchair Transfer: Not necessary

Service Animals: Yes

Audio: Assistive listening devices are available at guest relations. Reflective captioning devices are available from cast members at the theater.

Weight and Size Issues: None

Parenting Information

Height Restriction: None

Child Swap: No

Other Issues: Parts of the show are loud and it is a show that tries to take full advantage of 3-D and regularly "throws" things at the audience.


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History and Trivia

At This Location

The Journey Into Imagination pavilion opened in 1982 with a film called Magic Journeys in this location. That 70mm film traveled the world looking at things through a child's eyes. In 1986 the film was moved to the Fantasyland Theater in Magic Kingdom in order ot make room for the new Captain EO 3-D film starring Michael Jackson. Captain EO was initially successful but didn't age well and ended its run on July 6, 1994. At that time the theater was modified to add interactive elements and Honey, I Shrunk the Audience opened on November 21, 1994. Following the unexpected death of Michael Jackson in 2009, interest in Captain EO surged and the decision was made to return the show to its old theater for an open-ended limited run.