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May 2, 2014

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Dedication - Officially Opens May 28

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Attraction completes New Fantasyland

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (May 2, 2014) - Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, the crowning jewel of New Fantasyland in the Magic Kingdom, will officially open to Walt Disney World guests on May 28, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Tom Staggs announced today at a media preview of the attraction.

Staggs made the announcement during a dedication of the attraction, which completes New Fantasyland, the largest expansion in the history of the Magic Kingdom.

"Seven Dwarfs Mine Train is both literally and figuratively the centerpiece of New Fantasyland, so we knew it had to be something special," Staggs said. "The attraction appeals to everyone in the family and provides just the right blend of heart, humor, and thrill while keeping with the charm of this special land."

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train is a rocking, rollicking family-style coaster that will immerse Magic Kingdom guests in the lovable world of Sleepy, Doc, Grumpy, Bashful, Sneezy, Happy and Dopey. Inspired by the Disney animated film classic "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," the attraction will send riders on a playful musical adventure into the mine "where a million diamonds shine."

The attraction features an innovative new ride system that allows cars to pivot back and forth during the twists, turns, hills and drops of the ride. Riders pass through magical mountain scenery studded with red poppies and live oak, cedar and birch trees. At the midpoint of the attraction, guests enter a mine aglow with gems and scenes of the Dwarfs and frolicking forest creatures. Music from the film classic accompanies the journey. At ride's end, the cottage of the Dwarfs, replicated from the film to exacting detail by Walt Disney Imagineers, comes into view with a dancing Snow White visible through a window.

Staggs was joined at Friday's dedication by Snow White and all Seven Dwarfs who proudly brought their freshly mined gems: buckets of glowing diamonds and jewels and wheelbarrows stacked with oversized rubies, emeralds and sapphires.

"It's my honor to dedicate the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, which we think will become an instant classic in New Fantasyland," said Staggs.

April 29, 2014

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train - the Next Level of Audio-Animatronics

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Just days away from the Official Dedication (May 2, 2014) of the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, the Disney Parks Blog has released a new video of the attraction's Audio-Animatronics.

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February 25, 2014

New Imagineering Video Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

As the grand opening of the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train in the Magic Kingdom nears (no we don't have an exact date, only spring), Disney Imagineers have released a new "on-board" video and more photographs of the details of the attraction.

Here are some recently released "detailed" photos (┬ęDisney) of the Mine Train attraction:

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January 6, 2014

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Imagineering Video and Photos

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The Disney Parks Blog unveils more details about the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train.

Imagineers Ben VanBeuskon and Mary Mac Eachin go behind the scenes to reveal more of the creative process that went into the creation of the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train.

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