PHOTO - Scaffolding up for Space Mountain exterior refurbishment

Oct 26, 2016 in "Space Mountain"

Posted: Wednesday October 26, 2016 12:17pm EDT by WDWMAGIC Staff

Over at the Magic Kingdom, the love is continuing for Tomorrowland, with more work taking place on exterior refurbishments.

This time, Space Mountain is getting some much needed attention, with scaffolding now up around portions of the building.

The mountain has also recently had an updated LED lighting package installed. The ride is operating as normal throughout the refurbishments.

In recent times, the Rocketower Plaza area, Carousel of Progress and the Tomorrowland entrance rock work have all had new looks.

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Disney Maddux23 days ago

While yes the show has been closed for a while, everything is still in there. I just want anything new to finally take its place.

Brer Panther23 days ago

Y'know, if they move the Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor to Hollywood Studios, I think they could easily just put the Stitch Encounter interactive show they have at Hong Kong Disneyland in its spot.

Brer Oswald23 days ago

It has been. It’s just empty now.

Disney Maddux23 days ago

I just want SGE put out of its misery man. :(

Comped23 days ago

Hot take - Laugh Floor is in much more need of a replacement than Buzz, and Buzz is pretty bad at this point (mostly because a lot of the guns or spinning levers barely function).

ChrisFL23 days ago

I also don't know if Dreamflight happens in Tomorrowland if the previous aviation themed attraction sponsored by an airline (If You Had Wings) hadn't come before it. Also, hot take: Dreamflight was way better than If You Had Wings...fight me

Magicart8723 days ago

The IP fits EPCOT better I think as the movie and series both touched on S.T.E.M. education. A good rubric for any would-be edutainment attraction. The superhero aspect is just a bonus. So long as it isn't a cloned spinner, the IP would fit well. Equally, exploring the sciences and "bots" aspect also works in Tomorrowland. For an attraction however, I'd prefer it take the place of Laugh Floor... hypothetical armchair.

marni197123 days ago

The RCA and GE lounges say hi.

MisterPenguin23 days ago

It can borrow the stinging effect from It's Tough to Be a Bug to simulate a shot. The crowd squeals with utter joy when that happens!!

Moth23 days ago

It'd be as horrifying as SGE! Perfect!!!

MisterPenguin23 days ago

Kids *love* a doctor's visit and medical examinations!!!

Bill Cipher23 days ago

Although I think the IP could work in Epcot, I think Big Hero 6 could work well for the SGE theatres if they're set on keeping the theatre-in-the-round setup. An animatronic Baymax in the middle who tests a variety of medical abilities as special effects (scanner, sprayer, etc) and starts malfunctioning to show his super hero abilities as special effects. Then throw an M&G in the Merchant of Venus space.

Bocabear23 days ago

Buzz is fine where he is, but the ride should have an update, a refurbished queue and some new settings. Freshen it up... Monsters should be moved to DHS... it is a better fit there. Stitch should have moved into the People Mover show scenes causing havoc in the Transport system of Tomorrowland...and while they are at it they could add some show scenes in the inky blackness of Space Mountain. They really need to figure out what to do with both the defunct SGE and MILF Crerate some sort of futuristic 2 part adventure?...SOMETHING......

The Leader of the Club24 days ago

With a second ride involving the same gimmick.