Get Nostalgic with Disneyland's Most Classic Attractions

  • Disneyland's Diamond Celebration

    Disney lovers are ticking off the days leading up to Disneyland Resort's 60th anniversary in July. Celebrations will kick off on May 22, 2015, with dazzling entertainment and sparkling surprises, including three new nighttime spectaculars making their in-park debuts. But many of the classic attractions present when the park opened on July 17, 1955, remain today and the combination of new and old create an unforgettable experience for visitors from all over the world.

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  • Jungle Cruise

    Although updated and relocated in the years since opening, the Jungle Cruise remains a favorite among visitors – particularly during the holidays when it's transformed into the festive "Jingle Cruise."

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  • Mad Tea Party

    This original attraction, based on the Mad Hatter's party in the classic film Alice in Wonderland, spins Disneyland guests in giant teacups. It was moved near the Matterhorn in 1983 during the construction of the new Fantasyland. 

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  • Mr. Toad's Wild Ride

    Ride along with Mr. Toad to "nowhere in particular" at this Fantasyland fave that was also updated in a big park overhaul in 1983. 

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  • Mark Twain Riverboat

    Individuals of all ages go back in time when they board Mark Twain's Riverboat to cruise along the Rivers of America. It's the only original attraction located in Disney's Frontierland.

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  • The Autopia

    This "automobile utopia" is the only existing Tomorrowland attraction dating back to opening day. When the cars first took to the road, they captured America’s fascination with the “freeway” and continue to do the same today. 

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  • King Arthur Carousel

    The King Arthur Carousel, a handcrafted Dentzel carousel built in Philadelphia in 1922, was purchased by Walt Disney from Sunnyside Beach Park in Toronto. Walt wanted everyone to ride a galloping horse like King Arthur, so additional antique horses were located and used. 

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  • Main Street USA

    Main Street USA is home to a number of original attractions including the Main Street Cinema, horse-drawn streetcars and the Disneyland Railroad. It's one of the most loved areas of the resort since it's the first and last place visitors see when entering and leaving the park.

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  • Peter Pan's Flight

    Board your three-person pirate ship, suspended on a track overhead, and join Wendy, Peter and Michael as they sail over London and off to Never Land on Peter Pan's Flight. This attraction has been one of the most popular at the park since opening nearly 60 years ago.

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  • Snow White's Scary Adventure

    You're never really safe from the watchful eye of the evil Queen. (Peer up at the window above the outside entrance and you might see her pull aside the velvet drapery.) She may see you board your mine-cart vehicle for the two-minute tour that takes you to the merry cottage of the Seven Dwarfs, the mines and other scary locations.

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  • Disneyland Railroad

    Walt Disney rides the original Disneyland Railroad on opening day after welcoming the world: "To all who come to this happy place...welcome!"

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