Universal Studios Florida

Amusement park in the United States

Universal Studios Florida
Orlando, Florida, USA
Status Operating
Opened June 7, 1990
Owner NBCUniversal
Operating season All year-round
Website https://universalorlando.com/web/en/us/theme-parks/universal-studios-florida

Universal Studios Florida is a theme park located in Orlando, Florida, USA. Opened on June 7, 1990, Universal Studios Florida specializes in adding a storyline to their coasters and rides. It is a sister park to Universal's Islands of Adventure and Universal's Epic Universe.


Universal Studios Florida and several other amusement parks had to be closed due to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.[1]

The park closed on March 15, 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic.[2] It reopened in June of that year.[3]

Roller coasters


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts Intamin Launched
Dark Ride
July 8, 2014 Operating
Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit Maurer Rides GmbH Sit-Down August 19, 2009 Operating
Revenge of the Mummy Premier Rides Launched
Dark Ride
May 21, 2004 Operating
Trolls TrollerCoaster Vekoma Sit-Down March 13, 1999 Standing but not operating, Reopening Summer 2024


This list is incomplete, please expand it if you can.


Name Manufacturer Type Opened
E.T. Adventure Intamin Tracked Dark Ride June 7, 1990
Hogwarts Express Doppelmayr Ropeway July 8, 2014
Men in Black: Alien Attack MTS Systems Corporation Tracked Dark Ride April 14, 2000
Transformers: The Ride 3D Oceaneering Dark Ride May 30, 2013
The Simpsons Ride Intamin Simulator May 2, 1991


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Jaws Unknown Boat Ride June 7, 1990 January 2, 2012 Replaced with Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts
KongFrontation Arrow Dynamics Unknown 1990 September 8, 2002 Replaced with Revenge of the Mummy
Disaster! Ride And Show Engineering Unknown Unknown September 8, 2015 Replaced with Fast & Furious – Supercharged


  1. "Theme parks shut down as precaution". The Star Press. September 11, 2001. p. 34. Retrieved December 22, 2021.
  2. "Universal pauses construction on new Epic Universe theme park amid coronavirus pandemi". Click Orlando.
  3. "Universal Orlando to reopen its parks starting in June".

External links

Theme parks operated by Universal Destinations & Experiences