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Do You Know the History Behind Your Favorite Disneyland Attractions?

Walt Disney and the Matterhorn

For many people, the rides and attractions are an essential part of visiting Disneyland. Disneyland has attractions for everyone, from Space Mountain for the more adventurous ones to calmer attractions like Jungle Cruise.

Mickey and Minnie Mouse in teacups

Disneyland started as an idea from Walt Disney as a place where kids and adults could have fun together. This vision is still alive in the parks, and one way that this is seen is through all of the rides.

Related: Do You Know Your Walt Disney History? 

When Disneyland first opened in 1955, only a handful of attractions opened at the same time. Over the last 65 years, many attractions have both been added and changed. This way, there is always something for every Disney fan, whether it’s their first time or they come constantly.

Do you want to test your knowledge of the history of Disneyland attractions? Take the quiz below!

Disneyland Attraction Quiz

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When Disneyland opened, many rides like Mr. Toad's Wild Ride and Jungle Cruise also opened. What day did Disneyland open?

2 / 10

Which of these rides WAS an opening day attraction at Disneyland?

3 / 10

Pick the 2 attractions in this list that were at the 1965 World Fair:

4 / 10

Which horse on King Authur's Carousel was both Walt Disney's favorite and was dedicated to Julie Andrews (who played Mary Poppins)?

5 / 10

Rides for the entire family can be found over in Toontown, some of these rides include Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway. When did Toontown open?

6 / 10

Out of the 4 attractions: Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters, Big Thunder Mountian, Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage, and The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, which of these attractions is the newest addition to the park?

7 / 10

What day did Galaxy's Edge open at Disneyland?

8 / 10

Disneyland's version of It's a Small World is known for having Disney and Pixar characters throughout the ride. What year were these characters added?

9 / 10

When was Splash Mountian's last day of operations before closing to transform into Tiana's Bayou Adventure?

10 / 10

Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway is one of the newest attractions at Disneyland. What day did it open?

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