Quiz: How Well Do You Know the History of Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park?

Disney Parks Blog always stumps me on at least one question on these quizzes. How many do you know? Share your score in the comments! Answers are located in the picture captions.

  1. True or False: While it’s the icon of the park, Cinderella Castle is technically a part of Fantasyland.
The answer is TRUE

2. When New Fantasyland debuted in 2012, how many more Disney castles did the expansion add to Magic Kingdom Park?

  • None
  • One: Beast’s Castle
  • Two: Beast’s Castle & Prince Eric’s Castle
The answer is TWO – Beast’s & Eric’s castles

3. What was the original name of Prince Charming Regal Carousel when the carousel was purchased from an external company in 1967?

  1. The Freedom Carousel
  2. America’s Carousel
  3. The Liberty Carousel
The original name was The Liberty Carousel

4. Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride closed in Fantasyland in 1998. Which attraction replaced it?

  1. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh attraction
  2. A Winnie the Pooh character greeting area
It was replaced by The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh attraction

5. The courtyard in front of Gaston’s Tavern features a fountain and a statue of which two “Beauty and The Beast” characters?

  1. Lumiere & Cogsworth
  2. Gaston & Lefou
  3. Gaston & Belle
There is a statue of Gaston & Lefou

6. Where in Fantasyland can you find a portrait of Belle’s mother?

  1. At be Our Guest restaurant
  2. At Gaston’s Tavern
  3. At Enchanted Tales With Belle
You can find the portrait at Enchanted Tales With Belle

7. Which of the following is NOT a themed dining room at Be Our Guest Restaurant?

  1. The Grand Ballroom
  2. The Castle Gallery
  3. The West Wing
  4. The Library
The Library is not a dining room

8. The Cinderella Castle breezeway boasts five glittering murals that tell the story of “Cinderella.” Which Disney Legend created these lovely works of art?

  1. Dorthea Redmond
  2. Claude Coats
  3. Herb Ryman
  4. Blaine Gibson
The correct answer is: Dorthea Redmond

9. The land’s opening-day Mickey Mouse Revue attraction feature how many Audio-Animatronics figures playing hit Disney songs?

  1. 50
  2. 71
  3. 96
  4. 100
It featured 96

10. When the ‘it’s a small world’ attraction opened in 1971, the attraction featured how many dolls?

  1. 150
  2. 472
  3. 511
  4. 1,000
It featured 472

11. One special steed on Prince Charming Regal Carousel, Cinderella’s horse, can be identified by this unique feature:

  1. A gold ribbon on its tail
  2. A crown made of roses
  3. A gold crown
It has a gold ribbon on its tail

12. Cinderella Castle was transformed into a giant pink birthday cake in what year to honor the park’s anniversary?

  1. 1981 for the park’s 10th anniversary
  2. 1986 for the park’s 15th anniversary
  3. 1991 for the park’s 20th anniversary
  4. 1996 for the park’s 25th anniversary
1996 for the 25th anniversary

13. What popular merchandise item debuted in the year 2000 to become a popular sight in Fantasyland?

  1. Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique makeovers
  2. Disney Princess dresses
  3. Mickey Ear headbands
Disney Princess dress made their debut in 2000

14. The Cinderella Castle Suite, the princess’s private quarters, opened within Cinderella Castle as a part of what celebration?

  1. Magic Kingdom Park’s 40th anniversary
  2. The Year of a Million Dreams
  3. Show Your Disney Side
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The Year of a Million Dreams

So, how many had you stumped? Don’t forget to share your score in the comments!

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