Home to 999 happy haunts is The Haunted Mansion. Do you know just how many Haunted Mansion attractions there are at Disney Parks around the world? Learn this answer and more fun facts with these 10 Trivia Facts about Disney’s Haunted Mansion Attraction.
1. Just how many Haunted Mansion attractions are there in the world? There are 5, with Haunted Mansion at Disneyland being the original. Disneyland Paris and Hong Kong Disneyland versions vary the most from the Original.
- Haunted Mansion at Disneyland in Anaheim, California
- Haunted Mansion at Magic Kingdom in Disney World
- Haunted Mansion at Tokyo Disneyland
- Phantom Manor at Disneyland Paris
- Mystic Manor at Hong Kong Disneyland
2. 50th Anniversary – The Haunted Mansion first opened at Disneyland park in Anaheim, California on August 9, 1969. It’s 50th anniversary was celebrated in 2019!
3. Organ with a history – In the ballroom scene guests will see an organ, with a fun history! The Organ itself (not the pipes) was in the classics 1954 version of 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea. The one at Disneyland in California is the original, while others are replicas of the original.
4. Interactive Queue – In 2011 Disney World added an interactive Queue for guests in line at the Haunted Mansion. These include tapping on The Musical Crypt, seeing the Sepulcher of the Sea Captain, the Tomb of the Posthumous Poetess and the books that mysteriously pop out at The Secret Library.
5. On-Ride Photo – In 2019 Disney World added a fun feature to their Haunted Mansion with an on-ride photo. In fact, Haunted Mansion become the 13th attraction photo at Disney World. Unfortunately, there is no on-ride photo opportunity on Disneyland’s version.
6. Three is not a crowd – Families with an odd number of children or people in their group may worry about sitting together on attractions. Good news, as most attractions do not pose an issue. The Haunted Mansion is one of them that can fit 3 guests at a time.
7. Bring the baby on – Even though The Haunted Mansion may not sound family-friendly, it actually is! Since this attraction has no height requirement, guests can bring the youngest along for a ride too. While this attraction is dark, not well lit, it is a slow moving ride great for all ages.
8. Lucky #13 – If you ever see a 13-minute wait time at The Haunted Mansion at Magic Kingdom, this is code for little to no wait! Tower of Terror at Hollywood Studios does this as well.
10. Background of the Hearse – Find the hearse outside the Haunted Mansion, this piece was added in 1995 to the queue at Disneyland Resort, and later a similar one was added to Magic Kingdom. The hearse was orginally purchased from a local antique dealer, and parked outside The Haunted Mansion when plans for it in the Young Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular fell through. The phantom horse was added to the hearse to give it a tie-in to the attraction, and this has become a popular photo op since! Fun fact: The hearse at Disney World was used in the 1965 The Sons of Katie Elder, a western.