Flashback: Attractions no longer at Walt Disney World's Fantasyland

Flashback: Attractions no longer at Walt Disney World's Fantasyland
Fans of Mr. Toad's Wild Ride came out in force with signs and T-shirts to protest the closing of 1 of the Magic Kingdom's original rides on Sept. 8, 1998. (STEPHEN M. DOWELL, ORLANDO SENTINEL)

Other attractions from the early days of Fantasyland have been closed through the years, including:


, an aerial lift that connected to


. It closed in 1999, several months after a worker died after being hit by one of the gondolas and falling 40 feet. The station now serves primarily as stroller parking.

Mr. Toad's Wild Ride

, a raucous-for-Disney dark ride that incorporated a scene from Hell. It was kindly replaced by

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

in 1998.

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

, a submarine-themed ride that took guests below the surface of the Fantasyland lagoon. Rumors of closure dogged the ride for years, and eventually

Pooh's Playful Spot

, a playground, opened on dry land there in 1994.

Mickey Mouse Revue

, an animatronic show with an orchestra made up of Disney characters. It was an E ticket but closed in 1980. The building has housed

Magic Journeys


Legend of the Lion King

and the current 3-D presentation,

Mickey's PhilharMagic

, which debuted in 2003.