The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror is hands down one of the best attractions at Walt Disney World. The Hollywood Tower Hotel has been “deserted” and the signs of neglect are everywhere. you’re directed to the Library. Before the door closes and the lights dim, look around. On top of the bookcases you’ll see some props from Twilight Zone episodes. The room gets dark, the TV turns on and there in black and white is Rod Serling showing the Hollywood Tower Hotel in its heyday. A young couple, a little girl with her Governess and a bellhop enter the elevator. The doors close, they start to go up, lightning hits the building and they vanish. With a crack of lightning, the lights in the Library turn back on, a door opens and you enter the “Twilight Zone.” In this “episode” you’re in the boiler room of the hotel waiting to board a 1917 service elevator.
Once you’ve fastened your seatbelt, the doors close and the elevator heads up. First stop, the doors open and you see a very cool optical illusion. The doors close again and at the next stop, you move forward. Get ready, this is where the real fun begins. The Tower of Terror has progressed since its debut when the drops were pre- programmed. Now a computer is in control making each ride random and unique. You never know how many times you’ll go up and down and up and down and…...
Guests in wheelchairs must transfer from the chair to ride. Closed-captioning is available on the pre-show film. See Guest Relations to obtain an activator for closed-captioning.
The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror Tips!
Search for Hidden Mickeys!
Check out the toy that the little girl in the video is holding.
Look at the balcony railing just before you enter.
Can you find a water stain in the boiler room?