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Refurbishment News: Swiss Family Treehouse Undergoing Refurbishment in 2020

Refurbishment News: Swiss Family Treehouse Undergoing Refurbishment in 2020

Add Swiss Family Treehouse to the list of attractions that will be temporarily closing in 2020.

Tour the island abode the Swiss Family Robinson built after they were shipwrecked on a deserted island. Cross a bridge at the foot of a large leafy tree and climb handcrafted wooden stairs. Explore the living quarters of the famous adventurers and discover open-air rooms brimming with a bevy of 19th-century articles salvaged from the wreck.

At the base of the tree, a large wooden wheel gathers water from a stream and a series of ingenious contraptions carry it up to the rooms inside the treehouse.

It is basically a large-scale replica from the movie!

Those who reach the 6-story-high summit of the treehouse will enjoy 360-degree views of Adventureland and Magic Kingdom park, particularly Jungle Cruise river and Cinderella Castle.

The attraction is accessible to guests of all ages and heights; however, there are a lot of stairs to climb and a lot of stopping when there are guests in front of you. This may not be suitable for very young children.

However, you’ll need to make sure the attraction will be open during your trip this spring. The ultimate treehouse is going down for refurbishment in 2020.

According to the Disney website, the calendar is grayed out from April 27 to May 3, 2020.

The calendar shows operating hours resume on May 4.

This is just one attraction among many closing for refurbishment at some point in early 2020.

Big Thunder Mountain, Kali River Rapids, Splash Mountain, and Test Track will all be closed at various times for the first half of the year…for now. With the 50th anniversary coming up, I am sure we will see more attractions temporarily closing to be updated and refreshed in anticipation of the celebration (and crowds).

Indiana Jones, Snow White’s Scary Adventures, and Haunted Mansion at DISNEYLAND will all be closing in early 2020 for refurbishment as well.

Swiss Family Treehouse will be closed during our trip, and I’m pretty bummed! Do you check out the infamous treehouse during your trips?

-Monica S.

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  1. I always loved going up to see this one whenever we were in Disneyland. Wish we had one here in FL. Oh, & I wish they’d show that movie on TV one of these days. It’s a favorite of mine.

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