The Corridor of Presidents was listed as being “closed for refurbishment” on the Walt Disney World Resort web site Wednesday, which coincided with Biden’s inauguration. A park spokesperson stated the refurbishment will embrace the addition of a Joe Biden “Audio-Animatronics” character to the attraction.
Further particulars concerning the Biden character weren’t instantly out there.
The academic attraction, situated Disney’s Magic Kingdom park, options shifting and talking Audio-Animatronics replicas of all of the U.S. presidents, in addition to three “large” digital projection screens.
Disney has up to date the Corridor of Presidents with new presidents at first of their respective phrases. The attraction has included speeches recorded by the precise presidents since Invoice Clinton in 1993.
It wasn’t clear how lengthy the refurbishment might take. Disney’s web site exhibits “no occasions out there” for visitors to go to the Corridor of Presidents into a minimum of March. When President Trump took workplace in 2017, Disney World debuted his likeness together with upgrades to the present and a few foyer touch-ups that following December.
Guests to the Corridor of Presidents can watch a 25-minute present describing the story of america’ founding and main factors in U.S. historical past, with well-known speeches by presidents like Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy delivered by their Audio-Animatronics likenesses on stage.
Disney started creating its Audio-Animatronics figures within the Nineteen Sixties, debuting an Abraham Lincoln character on the 1964 New York World’s Honest. The Corridor of Presidents was one of many first points of interest at Disney World when it opened in 1971.