Magic Kingdom Index
Extinctions, Alterations, Unbuilt Components,
Vacated Sponsors and Things that are the Same


 

 

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The Magic Kingdom

Altered WDW Theme Park

Located:
North end of WDW Property

Opened:
October 1, 1971
 

 

Extinctions (demolitions, removals and massive renovations)

Name

Dates of Operation

Notes

Safari Club

1971 - 1972

Adventureland game room

Westward Ho Shop

1971 - 1973

Frontierland shop by Mile Long Bar

Flight To The Moon

1971 - 1975

Replaced by Mission To Mars

Art Festival (Main Street)

1971 - 1975/1977

East Center Street

CircleVision "America The Beautiful"

1971 - 1974

Returned from 1975 - 1979, then replaced by "Magic Carpet 'Round The World" 

Keel Boat Hat Shoppe

1974/1975 - 1978

Became Keel Boat Shoppe

Caribbean Arcade / Caverna de los Piratas

1974 - 1980 

Replaced by Lafitte's Portrait Deck

Liberty Square Riverboat Admiral Joe Fowler

1971- 1980

Original two-smokestack vessel damaged in drydock during rehab

Frontierland Ticket Booth

1971 - 1980

Small outpost across from Country Bear Jamboree

The Mickey Mouse Revue

1971 - 1980

Show sent to Tokyo, space at WDW became Fantasyland Theatre

Fantasyland Art Festival

1971 - c.1981 

Replaced by Enchanted Grove

Wonderland Of Wax

1971 - 1981

Main Street candle shop

Castle Camera Shop

1971 - 1983

Fantasyland shop, replaced by Disneyana 

Plaza Swan Boats

1973 - 1983

Docked on east side of hub

CircleVision "Magic Carpet 'Round The World"

1974 - 1975

Returned from 1979 - 1984, then replaced by "American Journeys" 

Frontierland Shootin' Gallery version 1

1971 - 1984

Replaced by light-activated version

The Greenhouse

1971 - 1984

Main Street flower shop

Hallmark Card Shop

1971 - 1985

Replaced by Disney Clothiers

Space Mountain's Home of Future Living (and original RCA pre/post-show displays)

1975 - 1985

Replaced by RYCA-1: Dream of a New World

Tobacconist (Main Street)

1971 - 1985

Replaced by Main Street Stationers

The Cup'n Saucer

1971 - 1986

Main Street china shop

New Century Clock Shop

1971 - 1986

Main Street shop, incorporated into Emporium expansion 

Holiday Corner

1981 - 1986

Main Street Christmas shop

Merlin's Magic Shop

1972 - 1986

Replaced by Mickey's Christmas Carol

Diamond Horseshoe Revue

1971 - 1986

Replaced by Diamond Horseshoe Jamboree

Lancer's Inn (Fantasyland pizza place)

1971 - 1986

Replaced by Gurgi's Munchies & Crunchies

Mlle. Lafayette's Parfumerie

1971 - 1986

Incorporated into Olde World Antiques

Fife And Drum

1972 - 1987

Liberty Square snack bar

If You Had Wings

1972 - 1987

Became If You Could Fly

Frontierland Wood Carvers
(river side outlet)

1984 - 1988

Became Big Al's

Town Square Cafe

1971 - 1989 

Became Tony's Town Square Cafe 

Tropic Toppers

1971 - 1988

Became Zanzibar Shell Traders

Main Street Stationers

1985 - 1989

Replaced by Main Street Book Store

If You Could Fly

1987 - 1989

Replaced by Dreamflight

Disneyana Shop (Fantasyland)

1983 - 1990

Mad Hatter shop expands into Disneyana Shop's space 

Hospitality House

1971 - 1990

Main Street "service"

Frontierland Railroad Station (Original)

1972 - 1990

Site incorporated into Splash Mountain

Colonel Hathi's Safari Club

1972 - 1990

Became Island Supply Co.

Brier Patch (cabin shop)

1986 - 1991

Site incorporated into Splash Mountain, new Briar Patch shop located north of old shop's site 

Mickey's Mart

1971 - 1991

Became Mickey's Star Traders

Tricornered Hat Shoppe

1971 - c. 1991

Became Trail Creek Hat Shop

Main Street Electrical Parade version 1

1977 - 1991

Replaced by SpectroMagic, MSEP version 2 debuted 1999 

Bearly Country

1985 - 1991

Became Prairie Outpost & Supply

Country Bear Vacation Hoedown

1987 - 1992

Became Mickey's Star Traders

The Golden Galleon

1974 - 1992

Site incorporated into expanded El Pirata y el Perico 

La Princesa de Cristal

1974 - 1992

Site incorporated into expanded El Pirata y el Perico 

The Walt Disney Story

1973 - 1992

Lobby used for several years after
attraction closed 

Tinkerbell (sic) Toy Shop

c. 1971 - 1992

Became Tinker Bell's Treasures

Gurgi's Munchies & Crunchies

1986 - 1993

Became Lumiere's Kitchen

Mission To Mars

1975 - 1993

Replaced by Alien Encounter

Troubador Tavern

1971 - 1993

Became Hook's Tavern

Carousel Of Progress version 4
(1980s Act IV, "Now Is The Time" theme)

1975 - 1993

Became Carousel Of Progress version 5 

Dumbo, The Flying Elephant version 1
(10 Dumbos)

1971 - 1993

Became Dumbo, The Flying Elephant version 2 (16 Dumbos)

Hall Of Presidents version 1

1971 - 1993

Became Hall Of Presidents version 2

"Magic Journeys"

1988 - 1993

Replaced by Legend of the Lion King

CircleVision 360 "American Journeys"

1984 - 1994

Replaced by TimeKeeper

StarJets

1974 - 1994

Became Astro Orbiter

Space Bar

c. 1974 - 1994

Became Lunching Pad version 2

Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes

1971 - 1994

 -

The Lunching Pad version 1

1971 - 1994

Became Auntie Gravity's Galactic Goodies 

Space Port

1971 - 1994

Became Mercant Of Venus

Adventureland Veranda

1971 - 1994

 -

Snow White's Adventures version 1

1971 - 1994

Became Snow White's Adventures version 2 

20,0000 Leagues Under The Sea

1971 - 1994

Queue building became Fantasyland Character Festival

Mad Hatter Shop

1971 - 1994

Became Fantasy Faire

Royal Candy Shoppe

1972 - 1994

Became Seven Dwarfs Mining Co.

Lafitte's Portrait Deck

1980 - 1994

Replaced by Lafitte's (shop)

Tomorrowland Terrace

1971 - 1994

Replaced by Cosmic Ray's Starlight Cafe

Penny Arcade

1971 - 1995

Replaced by Main Street Athletic Co.

House Of Magic

1971 - 1995

Replaced by Main Street Athletic Co.

Main Street Book Store

1989 - 1995

Replaced by Main Street Athletic Co.

Diamond Horseshoe Jamboree

1986 - 1995

Replaced by Diamond Horseshoe Saloon Revue & Medicine Show

Ichabod's Landing (formerly Keel Boat Shoppe)

1978 - 1996

Became stockroom

Liberty Square Riverboat Richard F. Irvine

1973 - 1996

Replaced by Liberty Belle (some Irvine parts used for Belle) 

Olde World Antiques

1971 - 1996

Replaced by Liberty Square Christmas Shop

Silversmith

1971 - 1996

Replaced by Liberty Square Christmas Shop

AristoCats (Fantasyland)

1971 - 1996

Replaced by Sir Mickey

Mickey's Christmas Carol

1986 - 1996

Replaced by Sir Mickey

Mickey's Starland (formerly Mickey's Birthdayland) 

1988 - 1996

Became Mickey's Toontown Fair

Fantasyland Pavilion (formerly Fantasy Faire)

1971 - 1996

Site incorporated into Ariel's Grotto

SunTrust (formerly SunBank)

1977 - 1997

Replaced by Main Street Gallery

Tropical Serenade version 1

1971 - 1997

Replaced by Enchanted Tiki Room Under New Management, a.k.a.
Worst Show Ever 

Sleepy Hollow Refreshments version 1

1971 - 1997

Replaced by Sleepy Hollow Refreshments version 2

Main Street Confectionery version 1

1971 - 1998

Replaced by Main Street Confectionery version 2

Take Flight (formerly Dreamflight)

1989 - 1998

Replaced by Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin

Pecos Bill Cafe version 1

1971 - 1998

Replaced by Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn & Cafe 

The Mile Long Bar

1971 - 1998

Absorbed into Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn & Cafe 

The Main Street Cinema (theater)

1971 - 1998

Replaced by Main Street Cinema shop

Kodak Camera Center (formerly GAF &
Polaroid Camera Centers) 

1971 - 1989

Site incorporated into Main Street Confectionery expansion

Disneyana Collectibles (Main Street)

1990 - 1998

Replaced by Main Street Exhibition Hall

Mr. Toad's Wild Ride

1971 - 1998

Replaced by The Many Adventures of Winnie-the-Pooh 

Pieces O' Ate wagon (Caribbean Plaza)

1992 - 1999

 -

Skyway To Tomorrowland /Fantasyland 

1971 - 1999

 -

Mike Fink Keelboats 

1971 - 2001 

 - 

Original Harmony Barber Shop 

1971 - 2001 

New version in Town Square 

West Center Street (off Main Street USA),
filled in by Emporium's northward expansion 

1971 - 2001

Included original Harmony Barber Shop plus Livery Stable, Champion Cyclery and Chinese Hand Laundry facades

House of Treasure (Caribbean Plaza)

1974 - 2001

Interior converted to stock room for adjacent plaza sales area

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Extinction Components (parts of larger wholes that have gone away)

Name

Dates of Operation

Notes

Tomorrowland's short-lived food court

1971- c. 1972 

Positioned on site of future
Carousel of Progress 

Carousel of Progress version 3
(1970s Act IV) 

1975 - c. 1983 

Became Carousel of Progress version 4

Sunshine Tree Terrace's Orange Bird figure in tree

1971 - 1986 

Tree remained without bird until 2000

Tropical Serenade's original Barker Bird

1971 - 1992 

Voice by Wally Boag

Pirates of the Caribbean's
original Chase Scene

1973 - 1994 

Converted to politically correct version

Tropical Serenade's second Barker Bird

1992 - 1997 

Named Artemus

Main Street Market House's original interior layout and talking wall phone

1971 - 1997 

Phone removed, new floor plan for entire shop introduced

Sunshine Tree Terrace's namesake sculpted tree

1971 - 2000 

Removed, bamboo wall panels and a couple tikis remain 

.
Extinct Names Only (no substantive changes made at time of renaming)

Old Name

Dates of Operation

New Name

Pirate's Bazaar

1976 - 1979

Plaza del Sol Caribe 

Snow White's Scary Adventures

1971 - c. 1983

Snow White's Adventures

Fantasyland Kiosk

1985 - 1986 

Nemo's Niche 

The Magic Carpet

1971 - 1986 / 1987 

The Elephant's Trunk

Oriental Imports, Ltd.

1971 - 1986 / 1987 

The Elephant's Trunk

The Elephant's Trunk

1986 / 1987 - c. 1988

Elephant Tales 

Keel Boat Shoppe

1978 - 1987 / 1988 

Ichabod's Landing 

Mickey's Birthdayland

1988 - 1990 

Mickey's Starland

Film & Glow Kiosk (Tomorrowland)

1988 - 1991 

 -

Nemo's Niche

1986 - 1992

Information 

WEDway Peoplemover

1975 - 1994 

Tomorrowland Transit Authority

Space Place

1972/1973 - 1994 

Geiger's Counter 

The Round Table

1971 - 1994 

Mrs. Pott's Cupboard 

Tournament Tent

1971 - 1994

The Little Big Top 

Refreshment Corner (Coke Corner)

1971 - 1995

Casey's Corner 

Transportarium

1994 - 1995 

The Timekeeper 

Dreamflight

1989 - 1996

Take Flight 

Grand Prix Raceway

1971 - 1996 

Tomorrowland Speedway 

King Stefan's Banquet Hall

1971 - 1997 

Cinderella's Royal Table

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Extinction Sponsors

Sponsor Name

Dates of Operation

What They Sponsored

GAF

1971 - c. 1977 

Castle Camera Shop,
GAF Camera Center (Main Street)

Auto Train

c. 1976 - c. 1977 

Walt Disney World Railroad

Gulf Oil Corporation

1971 - c.1980 

Hospitality House, Walt Disney Story

Welch's

c. 1971 - 1980 

Troubadour Tavern

Borden

1971 - 1981 

Plaza Ice Cream Parlor,
The Round Table 

Monsanto

1971 - 1981 

CircleVision 360

Oscar Mayer

1971 - 1981 

Town Square Cafe

Pepsi Cola, Frito-Lay

1971 - 1981 

Country Bear Jamboree,
Mile Long Bar

Del Monte

1979 - 1984 

Diamond Horseshoe Revue

Polaroid

1979 - 1984 

Polaroid Camera Center (Main Street)

Sara Lee

1971 - c. 1985 

Main Street Bakery

RCA

1975 - 1985 

Space Mountain

General Electric

1975 - 1985 

Carousel of Progress

Edison Electric Institute

1975 - 1985 

WEDway Peoplemover

Elgin

1971 - 1986 

New Century Clock Shop

McDonnell - Douglas

1980 - 1986 

Mission To Mars

Black & Decker

1984 - c. 1987 

CircleVision 360
"American Journeys"

Florida Citrus Growers

1971 - c. 1986 

Tropical Serenade, Sunshine Tree
Terrace, Enchanted Grove 

Eastern Airlines

1971 - 1987 

If You Had Wings

Sun Giant

c. 1979 - c. 1989 

The Lunching Pad version 1

Hormel

1981 - 1989 

Town Square Cafe

Tree Top

1989 - 1990 

Liberty Square Riverboat

Gerber

c. 1976 - c. 1991 

Baby Care Center

Hunt-Wesson

c, 1987 - 1991 

Columbia Harbour House

Sealtest

1981 - 1993 

Plaza Ice Cream Parlour,
The Round Table 

Wise Foods

1983 - 1993 

The Space Bar

Smucker's

1971 - 1993 

Market House, then Yankee Trader

Lorus

1993 - 1994 

Uptown Jewelers

Delta Airlines

1989 - 1996

Dreamflight

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Altered States (original components substantially modified)

Name

Dates of Operation

Notes

Crystal Palace

1971 - present

Became reservations-only character eatery in 1996 

Emporium

1971 - present

Major interior changes in 1991

Hall of Presidents

1971 - present

Multiple changes, see "Extinctions" above 

Liberty Tree Tavern

1971- present

Now a character meal outlet in the evenings

Main Street Fire Station

1971 - present

Temporarily a gift shop in 1991, became full-time gift shop in 1993

Main Street Market House

1971 - present

Interior completely redone in 1997

Carousel of Progress

1975 - present

Multiple changes, see "Extinctions" above

Space Mountain

1975 - present

Multiple changes, most in Pre- and Post-show areas 

It's A Small World

1971 - present

Completely restored interior and all new load area decor  in 2006

Pirates of the Caribbean

1973 - present

Multiple changes, first to Chase Scene in 1990s and then the addition of Captain Jack Sparrow and other film elements in 2006 

.
Nearly Unchanged (older institutions remarkably close to original states of being)

Name

Dates of Operation

Notes

Cinderella's Golden Carrousel

1971 - present

 -

Country Bear Jamboree

1971 - present

Show changed to "Vacation Hoedown" version from 1986-1992

Haunted Mansion

1971 - present

More changes outside than in

Jungle Cruise

1971 - present

Multiple small changes

Mad Tea Party

1971 - present

While it used to not have a roof, it's still the same ride by and large

Peter Pan's Flight

1971 - present

New exterior facade, minor scene modifications

Pinocchio Village Haus

1971 - present

 -

Swiss Family Treehouse

1971 - present

Multiple rehabs, few changes

Tomorrowland Speedway
(formerly Grand Prix Raceway) 

1971 - present

Multiple track adjustments, yet very close to its former self

Walt Disney World Railroad

1971 - present

Sights have changed and two new stations since opening 

Columbia Harbour House

1972 - present

 -

Plaza Pavilion

1973 - present

 Menu changes and dining area stage no longer exists

Tom Sawyer Island

1973 - present

 No food service options as of the late 1990s

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

1980 - present

 -

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Unbuilt (projected attractions & features that have yet to see realization)

Name

Dates of last known "forecast"

Notes

Bandstand (Main Street)

1969 

To have sat in front of Crystal Palace 

Chime Shop (Main Street)

1971 

 -

Covered bridge (Adventureland) 

1969 

In place of existing bridge, to have had full roof structure

Enchanted Snow Palace

c. 1978

Marc Davis ride concept

Gepetto Shop (Fantasyland)

1971 

Slated for space near Skyway

Haunted Mansion Arcade

1971 

Note on blueprint yields no further explanation

Holidayland

197- 

Slated for space between Fantasyland and Tomorrowland 

New Century Drugstore (Main Street)

1971 

Was to contain apothecary displays

Showboat

1967? 

Rivers of America element

Silver Lantern

1971 

Liberty Square "music hall," most likely a Diamond Horseshoe predecessor 

Matterhorn

1972 

North Fantasyland location

Thunder Mesa &
The Western River Expedition

1973 

Hands-down the greatest attraction never built

Tomorrowland Railroad Station

197- 

Was to be part of Space Mountain complex 

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     This list was compiled using a variety of sources, including guide books, other Disney Company publications and my own incredibly astute observations.  Dave Smith of the Walt Disney Archives also contributed information to this effort, as did Ed Barlow, Dave Ensign and Mike Hiscano.