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Demolition Begins on Muppet*Vision 3D; Historic Building Destroyed Entirely

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In a tragic turn of events, it seems that fans will have to say goodbye to an element of one iconic Walt Disney World Resort attraction. Muppet*Vision 3D is a beloved attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Park. This 3D film experience features Jim Henson’s famous Muppets, combining live-action, animatronics, and in-theater effects to bring the Muppets to life in a hilarious and entertaining way.

For years, fans have loved having this adorable and entertaining show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Park. For many, the fun and whimsical nature of this attraction and its 3D effects make it a must-see at Disney theme parks. Unfortunately, it now seems that this offering may meet its untimely end.

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Is Disney Demolishing Muppet Attraction?

Earlier today, one Disney guest made a shocking revelation that made many members of the Disney community feel shocked and confused. While exploring Disney’s Hollywood Studios Park at Walt Disney World Resort, this guest discovered some construction efforts that had materialized in the park.

From pictures shared on Reddit, we can see that construction barriers and scaffolding have been put up outside the apartment facade area of the Muppet show’s ride building. According to this source, Disney has begun demolishing the building. The post says:

“It appears the old apartments facade at the exit of MuppetVision 3D has been demolished. Sad to see another piece of MGM go!”

The source also mentions, “I overheard a CM tell another guest that it wasn’t structurally up to code.”

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As construction crews begin the process of dismantling the existing facility, there is a buzz of anticipation surrounding what the future holds for this classic attraction. In the comments of this post, many people claim that Muppet Vision 3D is nearing its end as an attraction. One source says:

“A moment of silence please.

I’ve just learned to expect and accepted that Muppet Vision is on the chopping block. They’re just looking for the “right” replacement.”

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Future Uncertain for Beloved Walt Disney World Resort Attraction

In the midst of the demolition and reconstruction process, fans of Muppet*Vision 3D eagerly await updates on the fate of this location. The legacy of this attraction, originally conceived as a tribute to Jim Henson’s creative genius and the enduring spirit of the Muppets, continues to inspire new generations of Disney park-goers.

As the demolition progresses and questions for the future of the attraction materialize, the anticipation for what lies ahead only grows stronger. Many Disney fans will hope for the protection of characters like Miss Piggy, Kermit the Frog, Sam Eagle, Fozzie Bear, and more. Hopefully, Walt Disney Imagineering will announce a bright future for Muppet*Vision 3D and its place within the magical world of Disney.

About Eva Miller

Eva was born and raised in the beautiful state of Oregon but has since relocated and lives in New York City. Since she was young, Eva has loved to perform in musicals, especially Disney ones! Through performing, Disney’s music became the soundtrack of her childhood. Today, Eva loves to write about all the exciting happenings for the Walt Disney Company. In her free time, Eva loves to travel, spend time in nature, and go to Broadway shows. Her favorite Disney movie is 'Lilo and Stitch,' and her favorite Park is Disney's Animal Kingdom.

One comment

  1. Matthew Brewster

    Once again, you are jumping to a conclusion! The facades behind the theater have nothing to do with the show!

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