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The Haunted Mansion
Magic Kingdom - Liberty Square





The Haunted Mansion is a spooky tour of an ominous haunted house in Liberty Square Magic Kingdom Theme Park, where a supernatural Ghost Host introduces you to his closest 999 dearly-departed friends.

Don't worry—too much. While Haunted Mansion contains some mildly frightening subject matter, there is no gore, the ghostly residents are friendly and the experience is appropriate for all ages.
Enter the mysteriously well-maintained exterior of an 18th-century mansion and find yourself in an ornate estate where anything can happen—and often does. Walking past the entrance foyer and into the ghostly portrait chamber, the air cools and the sense of dread begins to grow. Suddenly, you realize that you are in a room with no windows and no doors!
Moving along, you board a "Doom Buggy" and begin your supernatural journey. Your Ghost Host takes you through several dusty rooms, where you can see eerie signs of ethereal awakening. Soon, you encounter the mansion's resident medium, Madame Leota, who invokes the mansion's ghost and ghouls to show themselves.

What follows has to be seen to not be believed, but suffice to say that you've never before seen the dead so lively. The conclusion is definitely more merry than scary, but the sight of wraiths and skeletons—even of the kindest constitution—is something you're sure to remember as long as you live.... and maybe a bit longer.

At the end of your tour, to help you remember your visit to the mansion, a team of 3 cheery hitchhiking ghosts volunteer to follow you home. It's no use trying to dissuade them; they're deadly serious about their duty.

The Haunted Mansion is the imposing colonial manor darkening the eastern banks of the Rivers of America in the northwest corner of Liberty Square.
TD Tip...
As you enter the stretching room, watch as the picture over the fireplace changes.

Grab a FASTPASS, then head on over to the Liberty Tree Tavern for a nice meal while you wait!

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The Haunted Mansion Facts:

Opening Date - August 9, 1969

Ride Length - Approx 8 minutes

The Haunted Mansion closed for refurbishment on June 8, 2007 and reopened September 13, 2007. Changes to the attraction during the refurbishment included the addition of a new audio system for the Ghost Host that makes it seem as if the spirit is circling above visitors' heads, new red, green, and gold wallpaper (like the paper at Disneyland), and new stretching sound effects for the stretching room. The gargoyles in the stretching room now whisper and emit child like giggles after the stretching room sequence.

The Haunted Mansion received the 2004 Disney Magazine Reader's Choice Award for Favorite Walt Disney World Resort "how'd they do that?" Attraction!

At night, the top of the Haunted Mansion periodically makes thunder noises and lights up.

Some of the tombstones you might read outside the Haunted Mansion:

  • HERE RESTS WATHEL R. BENDER he rode to glory on a fender
  • AT PEACEFUL REST LIES BROTHER CLAUDE planted here beneath this sod
  • RIP MR. SEWELL the victim of a dirty duel
  • REQUIESCAT FRANCIS XAVIER no time off for good behavior RIP
  • MASTER GRACEY LAID TO REST no mourning please at his request
  • HERE LIES A MAN NAMED MARTIN the lights went out on this old spartan
  • RIP in memoriam Uncle Myall HERE YOU'LL REST FOR QUITE A WHILE
  • Here lies good old Fred  A great big rock fell on his head - RIP


The Haunted Mansion Hidden Mickeys:
Just past the doors that the door knockers are knocking and bodies pushing on, there is a sign that reads Tomb Sweet Tomb, there are several bunches of flowers around the border of the sign, the bottom, center bunch clearly creates a Hidden Mickey.

In the Ballroom scene check out the arrangement of plates & adjoining saucers on the banquet table, they form a Mickey.


Check out the left hand of the grim reaper while in the graveyard scene, he forms a Mickey outline with his fingers.


The Haunted Mansion Guest Policies:
Guests must transfer from their wheelchair, motorized scooter or ECV to board the ride vehicle.

Handheld Captioning is available at this attraction. Please visit Guest Relations to obtain a device.

Guests may rent attraction translation device units at Guest Relations locations in the Theme Parks with a refundable deposit.

Guests with young children may take turns experiencing attractions. See a Cast Member for additional information.


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Last Modified : 09-14-2012 - 11:22 AM.