Spaceship Earth reviews
Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Spaceship Earth, a dark ride in Future World - Spaceship Earth at Epcot.
Written by Robert Niles
Epcot's signature attraction, Spaceship Earth is a massive "geosphere" that stands above the entrance plaza to the park. Inside is a slow-moving ride depicting the history of communication, from ancient cave paintings to Hewlett and Packard building computers in their San Jose, California-area garage. Crowds pack the ride early in the morning, as it's the obvious first thing to do when you enter the park. Wait until later to ride, though, and you'll walk on with little or no wait.
An inspiring attracting with great animatronics. It's pretty breathtaking when you realize that you are at the top of the dome. - Aaron McMahon
I really enjoyed learning about the history of communication. A great Mission to Inner Space type ride. - Jeff Krinock
I believe that this ride is perfection. I love it from the beginning to the end. You must ride this when you visit Epcot. - Bryce McGibeny
Not as good as Carousel of Progress, but it's worth a ride if you're visiting Epcot. It's one of the best rides in the park. - Mike Brilhart
Best ride in the park! And I rather like the decent. It's definitely better than its previous incarnation. 10/10. - David L.
Spaceship Earth is Epcot's signature attraction inside the parks icon. It's a really detailed journey through the history of communication. Very educational and fun to ride aswell. The 2008 update when they added the touchscreens gives Spaceship Earth a comedic feel to it at the end. A definate must ride at Epcot. - Justin Knight
In this outstanding attraction, you travel through mankind's history while witnessing important technical inventions. There's no indoor queue and the outdoor portion is mostly really fast moving. Once seated in your omnimover, you're about to experience one of the most detailled and atmospheric dark rides ever. While others prefer the scenes depicting the past, I find myself completely lost in the 20th century portion and the beautiful finale at the top point. The descent surprises you with a unique interactive element. - Chris W.
16 minutes of pure Disney Magic. And please, don't call this a golf ball. 9/10 - Dominick D
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