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5 Disney Attractions That Are Going Away

by Holly O'Connor posted May 9 2014 8:27AM
Out with the old, in with the new! That's Disney's motto anyway, as they get rid of some older attractions to make room for new ones. What's leaving?

1. The Great Movie Ride at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

2. (Not a ride, but beloved feature) The Fountains at the Polynesian Resort.

3. Soarin’ Over California at Disney’s Epcot. (I LOVED THIS ONE!!)

4. Captain EO (Michael Jackson’s 3D extravaganza) at Epcot.

5. ‘Maelstrom’ inside the Norway Pavilion at Epcot.

It’s rumored that the reasons behind removing ‘Maelstrom’ is to make room for a ‘Frozen’ attraction. Norway was the original inspiration for the movie Frozen and it would be a HUGE money maker for Disney, not to mention breathe life into what is an ‘aging’ Epcot. 

Plus, check out the similarities of the Norway pavilion in it's present state and Frozen's kingdom of Arendelle!!

Can't wait for THAT!! Will you miss any of these classics?

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05/09/2014 8:27AM
5 Disney Attractions That Are Going Away
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05/13/2014 10:03PM
Wow! The Great Movie Ride and Maelstrom are classics. And isn't Soarin' relatively new??
05/14/2014 12:07AM
I will miss the movie ride. I always thought that was do interesting so see a lot of the history. It's sad that's going.
05/14/2014 8:27AM
I totally hate to see The Great Movie ride go! We were there in December and Maelstrom was dated terribly and in need of repairs, so that makes sense. Captain EO is just creepy weird if you're under thirty or you've never seen the movie. I'm glad they are doing some updates to Epcot.
05/14/2014 10:58AM
I just found out they're just updating Soarin' to include other locations. MUCH relief there!! -Holly
05/14/2014 10:05PM
sad and confused!!
NO!! They can't get rid of Soarin'! That was one of my favorite rides! And how is the Stav Kirke related to the castle in Arrendale?
05/15/2014 8:44AM
Just saying it looks similar so it shouldn't be a hard transition to make a Frozen ride. And Soarin' isn't going away, it's just getting revamped!
05/15/2014 3:13PM
This Article is Dumb...
SERIOUSLY? Maelstrom always has a 40 wait time... Soarin' has over 1 and a half hour wait... Captain EO was taken out once before for Honey I Shrunk the Audience, but was reversed... And the Great Movie Ride if anything could use an update on its movies... But all of this would be retarded to get rid of...
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