Universal Studios Florida

Amusement park in the United States
Universal Studios Florida
Universal Studios Florida logo.png
Location
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.

History

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 later in June of that year.

Roller coasters

Present (4)

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts Intamin Enclosed 2014 Operating
Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit Maurer AG Sit-Down 2009 Operating
Revenge of the Mummy Premier Rides Enclosed 2004 Operating
Woody Woodpecker's Nuthouse Coaster Vekoma Family 1999 Operating

Attractions

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Operating

Name Manufacturer Type Opened
E.T. Adventure Universal Creative Tracked Dark Ride June 7, 1990
Transformers: The Ride 3D Oceaneering Dark Ride May 30, 2013

Defunct

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
Back to the Future: The Ride Intamin Simulator Unknown March 30, 2007 Replaced with The Simpsons Ride
Disaster! Ride And Show Engineering Unknown Unknown September 8, 2015 Replaced with Fast & Furious – Supercharged

References

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Theme parks operated by Universal Parks & Resorts