Fan-Favorite Magic Kingdom Coaster Closed For Over 3 Hours

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Space Mountain is one of the most popular rides in Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. Keeping in theme with Tomorrowland, Space Mountain blasts Guests off into space as they board a rocket on the indoor roller coaster and zoom past stars, constellations, planets, and more.

However, if you were planning on riding Space Mountain today, you may have to make other plans as the ride has been closed for over three hours so far.

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According to WDW Stats on Twitter, the Magic Kingdom attraction went down at approximately 10:10 a.m. – Just an hour after the theme park opened:

Space Mountain has been temporarily interrupted. On average, an interruption takes 79 minutes. http://wdwst.at/detail/80010190 #MagicKingdom #WDW #WaltDisneyWorld #DisneyWorld

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When looking at the My Disney Experience app, the ride is still listed as temporarily closed as of 1:16 p.m., which you can see reflected in the screenshot below.

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Credit: Screenshot via My Disney Experience

At this time we do not know what the cause of the closure is, but Inside the Magic will update you as we get information regarding Space Mountain.

If you are visiting Magic Kingdom today, there is still plenty of other experiences you can take advantage of, including Carousel of Progress, Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover, Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin, Mad Tea Party, Pirates of the Caribbean, Splash Mountain, Big Thunder Mountain, Haunted Mansion, and more!

Related: Guest Rides “More Scary” Space Mountain With Lights On!

Space Mountain at Disney World

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Space Mountain is one of the most popular rides in Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. Located in Tomorrowland, this indoor roller coaster takes Guests on a journey into space as they zoom past stars, planets, and more.

Walt Disney World describes this Tomorrowland attraction as:

Blast off on a rip-roaring rocket into the furthest reaches of outer space on this roller-coaster ride in the dark.

Dip and careen into the inky blackness as a futuristic soundtrack echoes all around you. Fly past shooting stars and celestial satellites. Roar past streaking orbs of light, wayward comets and migrant meteors. Feel the pull of gravity as you’re drawn into a swirling wormhole!

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Are you in Magic Kingdom today? Did you get to ride Space Mountain before it closed? Let us know in the comments below.

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