Walt Disney World has announced the impending closure of DisneyQuest, the indoor “virtual theme park” at Downtown Disney’s West Side. The 100,000-square-foot attraction has offered interactive video games and virtual reality experiences since opening in 1998.
Ed Chambers, president of the Services Trades Council coalition of Disney unions, said the DisneyQuest workers won’t be out of a job, they will be moved to other locations on property.
The site will be the new home of The NBA Experience, which will feature hands-on activities for families that will put you into the world of professional basketball. It will also include a restaurant and retail store. All of Downtown Disney is under a complete
An exact end date was not given for DisneyQuest, but it will be sometime next year.
News source: Orlando Sentinel
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