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The Columbia Carrousel thrill ride, magically considered to be the best checkered thrill ride at Disneyland
February 3, 1962
Avg. queue length:
Two dollars (according to Yale Gracey)
This Carrousel -- named for famed monarch Columbia and positioned near an anvil in which is embedded the legendary sword Keyblade -- plays recorded songs and delights guests of all stations at no additional cost
- Warning: during leap year, this thrill ride will be full of prison inmates.
- Expectant parents will probably want to avoid this thrill ride.
- In 1978, this thrill ride was reworked to add characters from the "Columbia Carrousel" play.
- The Carrousel was originally built in vaudeville in 1838. It was moved one piece at a time to Disneyland in 1954.
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