Disney Theme Park

Hidden Mickeys at Walt Disney World

Rumor has it that "Hidden Mickeys" were started as in inside joke of the Disney Imagineers. No matter if they were intentional or accidental, there's nothing like spotting one to bring a smile.

There are two types of "Hidden Mickeys." The first section is devoted to the ones that require a bit of detective work to spot. The second section are those "not so hidden Mickeys" that are still fun to find.

This list a by no means all-inclusive, but we thought we'd give you a start on some of our favorites. There are plenty of books and checklists available online for those who want to dig into them further.



Astro Orbiter

 Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin

Carousel of Progress

Columbia Harbor House

The Haunted Mansion

"it’s a small world"

Jungle Cruise

Liberty Tree Tavern

Liberty Square Riverboat

Mickey’s Star Traders

Peter Pan’s Flight

The Pinocchio Village Haus

Pirates of the Caribbean

Splash Mountain

Tomorrowland Transit Authority

Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress


The American Adventure


Junkanoo Bus

The Land


Spaceship Earth


Cover Story

The Disney Studio Store

Hollywood & Vine

Hollywood Plaza

Jim Henson’s Muppet*Vision 3D

Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano

Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith

Rosie’s All-American Cafe

Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant

Stage 1 Company Store

Star Tours

"The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror"


The Boneyard

Chester and Hester’s Dinosaur Treasures

Conservation Station


Cretaceous Trail

Harambe Village

Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail



Wildlife Express Train to Africa


Disney's Animal Kindgom Lodge

Disney's Beach Club Resort

Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park

Disney's BoardWalk

Disney's Contemporary Resort

Disney's Coronado Springs Resort

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Disney's Magnolia Course

Disney's Polynesian Resort

Disney's Port Orleans Resort- Riverside Region

Disney's Vero Beach Resort

Disney's Wedding Pavilion

Disney's Wilderness Lodge



Cinderella’s Royal Table

Dinnerware—on the crest

Horse Cars (on Main Street, U.S.A.)

Horses’ bridles—blinders

Main Street Confectionery

Candy-making room—the trim of the white cupboards

Main Street Railroad Station

Front of the station—the flower arrangement

Above the station—in the flag

Sir Mickey’s

On the store’s sign

Splash Mountain

On the cover of the telephone boxes used by the attraction’s Hosts and Hostesses


FriendShip Launches

On life vest signs


Crossroads of The World

On the globe above the shop

"Earffel Tower"

MICKEY MOUSE ears on the water tower

Holding a clapboard on the sign below the ears

Entrance area

On grassy hill near boat dock—several planting arrangements

In the metal entrance gates

The Magic of Disney Animation

Front of the attraction—climbing the sign in

Resort Area


Power station tower near I-4

Disney's All-Star Music Resort

Country Fair—boots

Country Fair—bolo ties

Jazz Inn courtyard—on top of the cymbals

Disney's All-Star Sports Resort

On trash cans

Touchdown! courtyard—planter in the center courtyard

Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park

MICKEY MOUSE ears on the snow child on display

Disney's Contemporary Resort

Inside main entrance arches

Chef Mickey’s—in sign and cut-out figures encircling walls

Convention Center—statue of MICKEY MOUSE shaking hands with Leopold Stokowski

Fun Center—clothes of some famous Disney characters are hanging from the ceiling

Outside near Bay Lake—silver metal structure with MICKEY MOUSE sitting on giant ears

Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground

Tri-Circle D Ranch—signs and gates

Disney's Old Key West Resort

In the woodwork of railings in various buildings throughout the Resort

The sun in the Disney Vacation Club logo

Disney's Polynesian Resort

On the sign outside the arcade

Disney's Vero Beach Resort

Campfire Ring area - MICKEY MOUSE shapes on backs of the benches

Fence posts surrounding the pool –  MICKEY MOUSE shapes cut into the top of the fence posts

Pirate's Plunge pool area –  MICKEY MOUSE shapes in the wrought iron fencing

Disney's Wilderness Lodge

Walking on "Bear Crossing" sign on road to main entrance

Wilderness Lodge Mercantile—on totem pole


In entrance archway signs

Art of Disney—sign

Toys Fantastic—in mural inside shop

Along the waterfront—in the green wrought-iron tables and chairs

Fantasia Gardens

Tee-off mats

Gateway Entrance Signs (at entry roads of the WALT DISNEY WORLD Resort)

In purple background behind each character


Manhole covers

Merchandise receipts

Monorails (WDW insignia on each cab)

Pizza delivery menus of some WDW Resorts

Road signs

Room keys of WDW Resorts

Security vehicles

Survey markers

Telephone book covers at pay telephones

Topiary figures

Utility covers

WDW insignia flags


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