D23 has announced that Inside the Walt Disney Archives: 50 Years of Preserving the Magic will be heading to the Graceland Exhibition Center on July 23 after its run at the Bowers Museum.



What’s Happening:

D23 Gold Member Benefits and Event at the Graceland Exhibition Center

  • A press day and D23 Gold Member event will be held at the center on Thursday, July 22, including a presentation by Becky Cline, Director of the Walt Disney Archives.
  • D23 Gold Members also receive a 20% discount on single exhibition admission and VIP Tours with proof of membership.


Highlights from the Exhibit:

  • Jack Sparrow’s compass from Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
  • Costumes from Beauty and the Beast, 101 Dalmatians, Pretty Woman, Walk the Line, and more
  • Mary Poppins’ original carpet bag
  • Davy Crockett’s raccoon skin cap
  • Wilson from Cast Away
  • Vehicles from Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride, Herbie: Fully Loaded, and Tron: Legacy
  • The sword from Zorro
  • Magic Bedknob from Bedknobs and Broomsticks
  • Prop storybook from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • Alien Xenomorph prop figure from the Disney’s Hollywood Studios attraction The Great Movie Ride
  • Tombstones and Hitchhiking Ghosts from the Haunted Mansion attraction
  • Electromagnetic Shrinking Machine from Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
  • Lumiere and Cogsworth props from 2017’s Beauty and the Beast
  • Dead Man’s Chest from Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
  • Congo Queen Model Boat from Disneyland’s Jungle Cruise

Exhibit Programming and Presentations:

  • Disney Trivia Nights
  • A Haunted Mansion Zoom panel with evening tours of the Disney exhibit and the Graceland Mansion
  • Exhibit Tour + Dive In Dinner & Movie Screening of The Lion King at the Guest House at Graceland Pool
  • Halloween costume party at the exhibit with a costume parade, candy stations, face painters, and craft stations
  • Exhibit Tours & Tea Parties
  • A Princess and Pirate party with crafts, trivia, bounce house, and games. Costumes encouraged!
  • Walt Disney’s Birthday Celebration Weekend
  • A The Princess and The Frog screening and Zoom panel with Disney animators/filmmakers