Disneyland's Haunted Mansion
The Haunted Mansion at
Disneyland in Buena Park, California has long been a visitor
favorite. It's located in the New Orleans Square section of
the park, right next door to "The Pirates of the Caribbean"
ride, which is also a must see ride. We
recently visited Disneyland and found some new additions to the Haunted Mansion
that we had never seen before.
It had been quite a while since
our last trip so we have no idea when they made these
changes. The change that stood out the most was the crystal
ball that used to speak to you from the séance table. It now floats through the air
table and it looked pretty cool!
quite an experience for first time visitors. You first enter
a large room that appears to be growing taller but actually
you are dropping down to the lower level to board one of the
famous Doom Buggies that will take you through the
Now you are taken through a world of humorous
grave diggers and ghosts, ghostly dancers having a ball and a well populated
graveyard. As you end your ride you must beware of
hitchhiking ghosts! You'll see one pop up between you and
your Doom Buggy partner on the way out!
the holiday season, a whole new crew
of fun-loving spooks — led by Jack Skellington — haunts the
mansion's hallowed halls during the "Haunted Mansion Holiday".
Inspired by Tim Burton's Nightmare Before Christmas, the
Haunted Mansion comes alive with characters from the film.
It's one of those "have to see it" kind of thrills.
out the Haunted Mansion's ghostly exterior grounds
re-decorated by Jack Skellington!. You'll laugh with delight
as ghosts make their own unique Christmas trees in the
snow-covered graveyard and Oggie Boogie occasionally makes an appearance. For more information on the Disney Haunted
When visiting or
investigating any spooky place be sure to
obey all local laws and always respect the
privacy of land owners and residents. Always
get advance permission to enter private
property. Never trespass on, take anything
from or damage anyone's private property.
Always show respect!