Oldest Disneyland Rides from 1955 to Today

Using real-time data from Touring Plans, Disney archives, and historical news releases and reviews, our list starts with exciting recent park additions. It stretches back to the oldest opening-day classics.

When the park opened, this attraction represented the future of auto travel, as interstate highway legislation had yet to be signed.

July 17, 1955: Autopia

In 2015, 14 of the 16-member ensemble were reassigned to other musical groups around the park, and new blood was brought aboard to bring new energy for the 60th anniversary.

July 17, 1955: Disneyland Band

The 18-minute tour is unique to Disneyland, as it features a few dioramas in addition to the park scenery.

July 17, 1955: Disneyland Railroad

While onboard, guests will see exotic animals in The Mekong River, African Congo, Nile River, and Amazon

July 17, 1955: Jungle Cruise

King Arthur Carousel still operates after more than 60 years. This particular carousel (and many of the horses) first appeared in Sunnyside Beach Park in 1922.

July 17, 1955: King Arthur Carrousel

This classic fair ride gets guests dizzy as they spin and twirl in giant teacups. The ride consists of 18 cups sitting on three separate turntables and spinning on an even larger turntable.

July 17, 1955: Mad Tea Party

This attraction has six separate movie screens in one room. The screens show a set of classic Disney cartoons like “Steamboat Willie” and “The Dognapper.”

July 17, 1955: Main Street Cinema

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