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Climb the stairs of Swiss Family Treehouse and transport yourself into the lives of the Robinsons, a family of six who were tossed onto a deserted South Seas island after a shipwreck. During your visit to this immensely detailed attraction, you’ll explore the well-improvised living quarters and everyday effects of the parents and their three boys. There’s even a bucket pulley system that brings water up to the family’s home.
There aren’t any fancy ropes or ladders like in other play areas, but most children are mesmerized by this “treehouse.” It’s a good one to save for when you need a break from the lines and crowds below or when the kiddos need to rejuvenate their imaginations. Swiss Family Treehouse does involve a lot of stair-climbing, so if you’re looking for a way to rest your legs, go next door to Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room. It is a Frog Family rule to climb the stairs of Swiss Family Treehouse at least once on every trip. Of course afterward, we have to hear it from Tad and Lily about how their treehouse at home doesn’t match up, but it’s a great 10 minute mental “escape” from the hustle and bustle of the rest of the park.
Swiss Family Treehouse is a self-guided walk-through attraction in Adventureland at Magic Kingdom. You can take as little or as long as you like to explore this fascinating treehouse, but we recommend setting aside about 15 minutes. The attraction requires climbing six flights of stairs and does not offer wheelchair access.
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The tree has 300,000 man-made leaves. Be aware that you climb the equivalent of six flights of stairs when visiting this attraction.
The tree's structural root system goes four stories into the ground below the tree. Don't miss the plaques throughout the tree that tell, in journal form, the story of the Robinsons and their sons: Ernest, Francis, Jack and little Fritz. Be aware that you climb the equivalent of six flights of stairs when visiting this attraction. "Swiss Family Robinson" was written in 1812 by Johann David Wyss. The Disney film of the same name was released in 1960.
The Swiss Family Treehouse is an original Magic Kingdom attraction that opened with the park on Oct. 1, 1971. The tree has 300,000 man-made leaves. The tree’s structural root system goes four stories into the ground below the tree.
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