4. The cost of admission has increased significantly. When Disney World opened in 1971, admission to the park cost $3.50 for adults and only $1 for kids. Today, admission to Magic Kingdom for one day can cost between $109 and $129 for adults and between $103 and $122 for kids, depending on which park you visit, and whether the day you visit is during what Disney has termed value, regular or peak seasons.
10 Ways Walt Disney World Has Changed Over the Years