The Animation Tour is set to close at the end of September (reopening in November 2003) for some significant changes to the tour, and general rehab work on the building. The new tour will begin by visiting Drawn to Animation, which will feature a live animator, who will interact with Mushu on screen, and with members of the audience. Next up will be the self guided tour through Feature Animation. Finally guest will enter the Animation Academy, where they can create their own art, under the supervision of a real Disney aniamtor.
Work on the building includes lots of repainting, new carpets, lighting etc.