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Disney's The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour

A shiny green antique steam locomotive

Magic Kingdom Park

Walt Disney World® Resort

Valid Park Admission Required

Age Interest

Tweens, Teens, Adults


Adult $54.00 More Information - Price is per person and does not include tax.

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Behind the Scenes

All aboard for a fun- and fact-filled foray into the fascinating world of steam trains and their role at Magic Kingdom park.

Close-up of a big brass bell on a locomotive

Loco about Locomotives?

Join Disney’s railroad engineers before the park opens for a behind-the-scenes look at how they keep things chugging along.

On this eye-opening, 3-hour tour sure to delight railroad enthusiasts, you'll:

  • Gain exclusive backstage access to the roundhouse, where the steam engines are stored and serviced.
  • Discover what it takes to keep these turn-of-the-century trains in top working order.
  • Observe Disney engineers as they go about their daily routine.
  • Hear about Walt Disney’s lifelong passion for steam trains and how he decided to make them an integral part of Magic Kingdom park.

Please note: This tour is not open on Friday and Saturday.

Smiling man and woman train conductors

About Our Water-Powered Workhorses

A fixture at Walt Disney World Resort since opening day in 1971, all 4 trains are lovingly restored antiques. Lilly Belle, Roy O. Disney, Roger E. Broggie and Walter E. Disney, as they are affectionately known, once hauled sugarcane for United Railways of Yucatán in Mexico but were spotted by Disney scouts in 1969, and the rest is history. They now comprise the Walt Disney World Railroad and have been happily circling Magic Kingdom theme park’s 1.5-mile track ever since.

The Main Street Railroad Station at Walt Disney World Railroad

Know Before You Go

View important information including departure time, Guest restrictions and transportation policies.

  • Due to time constraints, this 3-hour tour departs promptly at 7:30 AM. Because the tour begins prior to regular park hours, standard Walt Disney World transportation may not be available and you may have to arrange alternate transportation to arrive at the location on time. Check with your Resort Concierge for transportation options.
  • Guests opting to drive their personal vehicle may park at Disney’s Contemporary Resort and then walk to the Magic Kingdom park entrance. Please provide your confirmation number at the security kiosk at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. Guests are responsible for their own transportation costs (e.g., taxi fare).
  • Please keep in mind that this is an outdoor tour, so be sure to check the weather forecast and dress appropriately, including comfortable shoes, as there will be periods of walking and standing.
  • Photography is allowed and encouraged during most of this tour.
  • Guests must be 10 years of age or older.
  • Please check in at the Main Entrance of Magic Kingdom park 15 minutes prior to the start of your tour. You will forfeit the entire price of your tour if you no-show or cancel within 2 days of your reservation.

Call for Reservations
(407) 939-8687
(407) WDW-TOUR


Tuesday, October 15, 2019

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  • For assistance with your Walt Disney World visit, please call (407) 939-5277.
  • 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM Eastern Time. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.
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