• Magic Kingdom
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    A Visit to the Swiss Family Treehouse

    The Magic Kingdom’s Swiss Family (Robinson) Treehouse gets skipped by many guests on their way to the more popular Jungle Cruise and Pirates attractions. Like it’s cousins at Disneyland, Tokyo Disneyland and Disneyland Paris, it is all artificial. So come take a walk up and down the largest artificial tree in the world. And if […]

  • Attractions
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    Mike’s Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse Model

    I love surfing the net… you find some very cool things, and then every once in a while you find something like this! Mike Cozart is a model maker and designer who spent 13 years at Disney. He made this wonderful 1/8th scale model of Disneyland’s Swiss Family Treehouse back in 2007 and 2008 that I […]

  • Walt at the Grand Opening of the Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse

    Walt Disney enjoys himself in the November 1962 Grand Opening of the Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse at Disneyland. Top Left: Walt and Kevin “Moochie” Corcoran, a star from the film Swiss Family Robinson, take their chances with an Ostrich. Top Right: Walt opens an empty gift box. Center Left: Walt ad-libs and gives the gift box bow […]

  • The Walt Disney Studios
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    Swiss Family Robinson – The Movie

    Last night I watched the original Walt Disney’s Swiss Family Robinson. I haven’t seen it since I was a kid. It is a tale of a shipwrecked family building an new life in their island home. As you may also know that the Swiss Family Treehouse is the coolest attraction in Adventureland! Although dated in some respects it is […]

  • Attractions
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    Sue and Mark in the Treehouse

    So here we are in the new Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse attraction. It’s 1963 and my sister Sue and I are really enjoying the magic this tree has to offer. I remember how we talked about how cool it would be to live here. Without our parents of course! It had all the necessities one […]

  • Attractions
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    The Kissing Tree

      Every year the company would hold its “Disney Family Christmas Party” at Disneyland. The party was open to everyone at the studio, WDI, and Disneyland cast members. It lasted two nights with one night for you and your family (or a b’friend) and the other night you “volunteered” to work in the park. I […]