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June 8, 2005 – Disney Donates Two Park Attraction Parts to the Smithsonian


“During the parks’ 50th anniversary, it seemed a perfect time for Disneyland to officially join hands across the continent with the Smithsonian and bring these two great American institutions together.” – Michael Eisner, Former CEO of the Walt Disney Company

On June 8, 2005, the Walt Disney Company officially presented two new items for the collection at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History: a Dumbo from the Dumbo the Flying Elephant attraction, and a Tea Cup from the Mad Tea Party attraction. These two items were picked specifically to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Disneyland, as both attractions have been in the park since it opened in 1955. The ceremony included an appearance by Michael Eisner and Mickey Mouse.


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