Disney's Hollywood Studios

Amusement park in the United States

Disney's Hollywood Studios
Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA
Status Operating
Opened May 1, 1989
Owner The Walt Disney Company
Operator Disney Parks, Experiences and Products
Operating season All year-round
Area 135 acres (54.6 ha)
Website Disney's Hollywood Studios

Disney's Hollywood Studios (formerly Disney MGM Studios) is a theme park in Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA. The park opened on May 1, 1989.


When the park first opened in 1989, it was originally known as Disney MGM Studios. For the 2008 season, it was renamed Disney's Hollywood Studios.[1]

Disney MGM Studios and the rest of the Walt Disney World Parks were closed on September 11, 2001 following the terrorist attacks.[2]

Roller coasters


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Vekoma Launched
July 29, 1999 Operating
Slinky Dog Dash Mack Rides Launched June 30, 2018 Operating



Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Alien Swirling Saucers Zamperla Crazy Daisy June 30, 2018 Operating
Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway Unknown Trackless Dark Ride March 4, 2020 Operating
Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run Unknown Simulator August 29, 2019 Operating
Star Tours - The Adventures Continue Thales Training and Simulation Simulator December 15, 1989 Operating
Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Unknown Trackless Dark Ride December 3, 2019 Operating
The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror Otis Elevator Company Drop Tower July 22, 1994 Operating
Toy Story Mania Sansei Yusoki Tracked Dark Ride May 31, 2008 Operating


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
The Great Movie Ride Unknown Trackless Dark Ride May 1, 1989 August 13, 2017 Replaced


  1. "Disney-MGM Studios to be renamed - Orlando Business Journal".
  2. "Theme parks shut down as precaution". The Star Press. September 11, 2001. p. 34. Retrieved December 22, 2021.

External Links

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Amusement parks operated by Disney