THE WORLD’S BIGGEST DISNEY EXHIBITION COMES TO LONDON
Disney100:The Exhibition Marks Its Centenary at London’s ExCel this Autumn
It all began with a mouse and now, 100 years later, a major new exhibition will launch in London, inviting fans to experience the iconic characters, stories and experiences that touched the lives of audiences around the world.
Disney100: The Exhibition arrives at London ExCel on 13 October, featuring 10 themed galleries bulging with more than 250 iconic props, costumes and treasures including the actual carousel horse that Dick Van Dyke rode in Mary Poppins, the glass slipper from Cinderella (2015), the Iron Man helmet from Avengers: Infinity War, original artwork from One Hundred and One Dalmatians and the red dress from the 2021 Cruella film.
The 20,000 sq ft beast of a show has 14 interactive installations and themed galleries allowing you to dive into classics like Snow White and Encanto as well as the new additions to the Disney family, like Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel movies.
Along the way, there are the sort of magical backdrops and photo opps with characters like Mickey, Goofy and Dopey that only Disney can deliver.
It’s the biggest exhibition the Walt Disney Archives has ever created and following a grand European tour, it will be in the capital on its actual anniversary - 16 October - when all tickets will be VIP. the event opens until 9pm and visitors have been told to expect an “extra special treat.”
Becky Cline, Walt Disney Archives director, said: “We are incredibly excited to bring this fantastic exhibition to London. We can’t wait for guests in the UK to experience their favourite Disney stories, characters,and attractions in new and immersive ways as we celebrate all the wonderful worlds of Disney.”
Disney100: The Exhibition. ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL. Tickets on sale now, starting from £16.50 off-peak for children. 13 October 2023, until 2024.
* All photographs: Disney