This summer the Walt Disney Archive exhibit will be delighting Guests in a new state. Learn all about the amazing exhibits, fun themed events, and even find out how you can enjoy a special member only preview.
Inside the Walt Disney Archives
The Walt Disney Archives is a 10,000 square-foot traveling exhibit that includes “450 objects, including artwork, costumes, and props that tell the story of the Archives, the Walt Disney Company, and Walt Disney himself.”
“From nostalgic classics such as never-before displayed sketches for Fantasia and ghosts from the Haunted Mansion attraction, to modern-day favorites like a maquette from Frozen to a Wolverine costume.”
This unbelievable exhibit will be traveling to the home of Elvis Presley this summer. That’s right, put on your blue suede shoes and get ready to enjoy the magic of Disney at the Graceland Exhibition Center.
This six month long exhibit will open to the general public on July 23, 2021 and will remain until January 2, 2022. General tickets will be $15 for Guests 11 years and older, $8 for Guests ages 5-10, and Guests under the age of 4 are free.
You can also grab your best Disney pals of 15 or more and enjoy 10% off the price of each ticket. Follow HERE to purchase your tickets for the Walt Disney Archives.
This six month long exhibit will open to the general public on July 23, 2021 and will remain until January 2, 2022.
Guests may also enjoy the following special events while this exhibit resides in Memphis:
- Disney Trivia Nights
- A Haunted Mansion Zoom panel with evening tours of the Disney Exhibit and the Graceland Mansion
- Exhibit Tour and Drive-in Dinner & Movie Screening of the Lion King at the Guest House at Graceland Pool
- Halloween costume party at the exhibit with a costume parade, candy stations, face painters and craft stations
- Exhibit Tours & Tea Parties
- A Princess and Pirate Party
- Walt Disney’s Birthday Celebration Weekend
- The Princess and the Frog screening and zoom panel with Disney animators/filmmakers
Find a full list of dates and prices for these events HERE.
D23 Preview Event
D23 members can enjoy a special preview of this event on July 22, 2021. Greeting Guests at this special event will be Bill Farmer, a true Disney Legend and the voice of Goofy and Pluto, and Bret Iwan, the voice of Mickey Mouse. That is right, the voice of Mickey Mouse!!!!
Becky Cline, the Director of Walt Disney Archives, will share more about this exhibit that has taken on the task of preserving 100 years of Disney magic and memories.
D23 Guests will enjoy a buffet luncheon with a special viewing of the exclusive film Adventure Thru the Walt Disney Archives. This film follows the more than 50 year history of the Walt Disney Archives. Adventure Thru the Walt Disney Archives has only been presented to D23 members.
At the conclusion of the event, each D23 member will also receive a souvenir as well.
Want to Attend the D23 Event?
This is available for both Gold D23 Members and General D23 Members. The price is $99 per person (plus a $7 processing fee) for Gold Members. General Members ticket prices are $125 per person (plus a $7 processing fee).
The D23 Member Preview will be on July 22, 2022 beginning at 9:30am until 3:30pm at Graceland Exhibition Center in Memphis, TN. All tickets for this event will be available for purchase on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 1:00pm (ET).
D23 tickets will be available for purchase on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 1:00pm (ET).
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