Mom and Daughter at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort Room
  • On Dec 30, 2008
    Brian from IN Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    I heard a rumor that Space Mountain will be undergoing rennovations this year. If I'm visiting in May 2009, will this attraction be open?

    Hi Brian,

    Space Mountain is scheduled to undergo a pretty extensive refurbishment during 2009. Disney just announced that the ride is scheduled to close on April 19, 2009 to begin the refurbishment. There is no official word on how long the ride will be closed, but it is thought that the changes will take several months. According to news reports the changes will include track modifications, a new ceiling and enclosures around the queue area.

    Ride closures are always subject to change, but it looks like Space Mountain will be a "no go for launch" when you arrive in May. This just means you will need to hurry back for another visit once the ride re-opens later this year.
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Hiya friends. I’m Margaret, mom to four young men and wife to my Prince Charming. Raised on the southside of Chicago, we have now moved our castle to the suburban cornfields. We are a pin trading, Hidden Mickey hunting, resort hopping family who loves to debate the best Disney World resort or attraction over the dinner table. I am thrilled to share some of our favorite tips and tricks in hopes it will add even more magic to your Disney World adventure. Learn More About Margaret

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