This Disney Park’s Presidential Attraction Is Closing In January

It seems like January is going to be an interesting time for Disney Parks with all of the closures that have been announced.

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Over at Walt Disney World Resort, Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom attractions will be closing. In Animal Kingdom, which will soon show even more signs of its complex transformation, the Kali River Rapids will be closing on January 9 for refurbishment.

In Magic Kingdom, the classic attraction Splash Mountain will be closing on January 23 forever, opening up the following year as Tiana’s Bayou Adventure. Another classic attraction, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, will be closed from January 9 to 13 for refurbishments.

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Over in Disneyland Resort, the classic attraction “it’s a small world” will also temporarily close in January for refurbishments.

Now, we’ve found out that another iconic attraction will be closing in January for refurbishments: The Disneyland Story presenting Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln.

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Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln is a Disneyland Park attraction characterized by oratory storytelling and the latest audio-animatronic technology. The puppet is so intricate and realistic that it may have Guests wondering if an actor is playing President Lincoln at times.

Visiting the official Disneyland Resort website, we can confirm that this historical attraction will also be closing on January 9 through 26 for refurbishments.

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If you’re wondering why so many refurbishments are taking place this January, it’s because the month is historically one of the least crowded times for Disney Parks. However, with how consistently massive the crowds have been at Walt Disney World and Disneyland, this January may be as crowded as usual!

About Isabella Reimer

Isabella Reimer grew up visiting Walt Disney World and relocated to Central Florida to be even closer to The Most Magical Place on Earth. She earned her Bachelor’s from Florida State University, where she studied Creative Writing and Women’s Studies. Her biggest hobby is bonding with the ikran at Avatar Flight of Passage, and her retirement plan includes becoming the 1,000 Happy Haunt of the Haunted Mansion.