The Walt Disney Family Museum Blog

Posted on Tue, 08/22/2017 - 09:42
Posted on Aug 22, 2017
In Walt’s mind, this “boat ride” would be the perfect way to showcase the different cultures of children around the world – a clear nod to the work of UNICEF and the 1964/65  Fair’s theme of ‘peace through understanding’.
Posted on Thu, 07/27/2017 - 19:49
Posted on Jul 27, 2017
We are deeply saddened by the passing of our dear friend, Disney Legend, and Walt Disney Imagineering Ambassador Marty Sklar.
Posted on Tue, 06/20/2017 - 08:27
Posted on Jun 20, 2017
On March 18, 1967, Pirates of the Caribbean opened to the public at Disneyland. The atmosphere, music, and rich Disney history of the attraction has helped it remain one of the most loved and cherished pieces of Imagineering innovation, even 50 years on.
Posted on Fri, 06/16/2017 - 10:08
Posted on Jun 16, 2017
The 1964/65 New York World Fair debuted four original attractions from WED Enterprises, one of them being Ford's Magic Skyway.
Posted on Thu, 05/11/2017 - 14:17
Posted on May 11, 2017

Submarine Voyage opened on June 14, 1959 as part of a major expansion of the park that also included the addition of the Monorail and the Matterhorn Bobsleds. Walt looked on proudly as the new fleet was christened with a champagne bottle by Mildred Nelson, wife of the U.S.S. Nautilus’ chief machinist.