Confirmed: Universal Closes Iconic Orlando Location

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Universal Orlando Resort is a renowned entertainment destination located in Orlando, Florida. It is part of the larger Universal Destinations family, which includes other popular theme parks like Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Studios Japan. Universal Orlando Resort is a sprawling complex that offers a wide array of attractions and experiences for guests of all ages.

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Universal Orlando is home to two theme parks: Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Universal also is home a water park called Volcano Bay. Guests heading to Universal theme parks will get to walk through the exciting Universal CityWalk, which features dining, shopping, and entertainment, all in a convenient location. Here, Guests can find a plethora of restaurants offering diverse cuisines, including the Hard Rock Cafe, VIVO Italian Kitchen, and Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar.

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Sadly, one major Universal location will be closing soon. Confirmed by Universal, the Universal Legacy Store will be closing its doors on January 7. Universal hints that an exciting new experience will be taking this store location, but at this time we haven’t been given any details on what might be coming to the area.

The Universal Legacy Store is a haven for fans of all things Universal. This store is a tribute to the rich history and legacy of Universal Pictures, showcasing iconic movies, characters, and memorabilia that have captured the hearts of audiences for generations. This store opened its doors in 2021, and over the last couple of weeks, Universal guests have noticed that some memorabilia has been moved in the weeks leading up to this closure.

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Universal guests looking for tribute or iconic movies head to The Universal Legacy Store to find different sections, each dedicated to a specific era or franchise. Here, guests can find merchandise related to legendary Universal properties like Jurassic Park (1993), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Back to the Future (1985), and many more. From t-shirts and collectibles to posters and exclusive items, the Universal Legacy Store offers a treasure trove of souvenirs for fans of all ages.

About Brittni Ward

Brittni is a Disney and Universal fan; one of her favorite things at both parks is collecting popcorn buckets. While at Disney World Resort, Brittni meets the princesses and rides Kilimanjaro Safaris. At Universal, Brittni enjoys the Minions and watching Animal Actors on Location! When not at Disney World Resort or Universal Orlando, Brittni spends time with her family and pets.