Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress was a rotating theater attraction in which the public is shown several acts, each depicting an era and showing the technological progress over time. The ride was located in the pavilion of General Electric.
The Caroussel of Progress is known to be one of the first rides featuring human-like audio-animatronics. The ride is of historic importance because of its role in Disney's development of these animatronics.
Ride duration21 minutes
Seats (per vehicle/theatre)240 seats
Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress was designed by Walt Disney and Walt Disney Imagineering for the World's Fair in New York in 1964. The ride was later transported to Disneyland, where it operated (simply as 'Carousel of Progress') from 1967 to 1973. In 1973 it was moved to the Magic Kingdom, where it opened in 1975 and has been operating up to today.