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Yup we do it everytime. still not entirely sure why! However it’s a classic and rides like this... read more

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Bromley, United Kingdom
A classic you have to ride at least once in your lifetime

This ride was originally brought to Disneyland from the 1964 New York World's Fair then revised and... read more

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London, Canada
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Reviewed today

Yup we do it everytime. still not entirely sure why! However it’s a classic and rides like this that you wouldn’t build anymore are one of the reasons I love Disney

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 360MarkS
Reviewed yesterday

Every time we go to Orlando on holiday I have to go on this ride it’s a great ride that over the years I have taken all my children ,and then my grandchildren and the next time we go our great grandchild will be with...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank rcobb2018
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

In dire need of a makeover. Many dolls inoperable and in bad shape. Not worth the wait nor the use of a fast pass.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank YearoftheRabbit
Reviewed 1 week ago

This ride was originally brought to Disneyland from the 1964 New York World's Fair then revised and placed in Magic Kingdom at WDW in Florida in 1971. The ride has been maintained throughout the years and is a classic at both sites. It has a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank silverbrook
Reviewed 1 week ago

I’d heard the tune before but didn’t know what it was all about so when we went to the park with my sister and niece, this was on our to do list. We weren’t disappointed, it was absolutely brilliant. The attention to detail was amazing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank iwannaliveincalabona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very simple formula that works. Dance g dolls in settings around the world. Very pleasant boat ride.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PHE22
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I do this ride when the kids want to and it's classic but it's like one you should only have to bear as an adult about once every 10 years lol. You'll never get the song out of your head.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ted K
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Small world is not a ride to go on if you are freaked out with dolls as the entire ride is full of different one's representing every country. Throughout the ride there is a song playing which is hard to forget as you leave and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jav66
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Everytime we visit Disney we have to go on this ride.... it’s a bit of a tradition. Basically it’s a slow boat ride traveling through all different countries with moving dolls dressed up in their traditional clothing singing ‘It’s a small world’ - which does...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 24 September 2018

When we brought our kids to Disney one of the first things we did was to rde 'It's A Small World'. Now they are grown and we came as Empty Nest Parents so we now ride just for traditions sake and to remember the days...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank davidbmarietta241
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Response from TravelingwithDoe | Reviewed this property |
Small World is an indoor ride, so you will not see the fireworks from the ride. People will line up on Main Street and in front of the castle area for parades and fireworks hours before. You will be shoulder to shoulder with... More