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The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

Theme Park Insider Reader Rating: 7 out of 10

Roller coaster
Minimum height to ride: 38 inches

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Published: September 17, 2014

Visitors sit in mine cars that sway on a twisting track in this musical roller coaster adventure featuring Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Two outdoor segments on this gentle family roller coaster bracket an indoor section, where you will see the Seven Dwarfs working in their jewel mine, before Doc calls the crew to head home to the tune of "Heigh Ho." Then it's back outside, where you pass the Dwarfs' cottage on your way back to the station. You can see Snow White dancing inside the cottage before you get a glimpse around the corner, where the Wicked Witch approaches the door, ending this otherwise joyful adventure on an omninous note.

Mitchell Botwin
Went on the ride on Saturday August 2nd. The ride overall was too short. The dark section was nicely done with good sound and visuals. There were 2 turns that had banking that you would feel otherwise it is aimed for younger riders. The queue was good with multiple play areas for kids with 3 different interactive areas. The big problem we had was getting into the cars. My wife has problems with her knees, replaced, and there was not enough room for her to bend her knees to get into the seat. That is a big negative for us.
DPCC inc.
The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train is an outstanding dark ride, but it's just not a real rollercoaster. There are no high drops, no extremely banked curves, and it doesn't reach very high speeds. The coaster time was much better if you sit in the back, because you swing a little more, but not much. You will absolutely love it if you approach it as a dark ride, but if you're expecting a coaster, you just won't get it.
Morgan Flay
By far the best themed family coaster in the world and second best overall ( next to Everest ).
Terry O'Neal
All hype, below average coaster with great theming.
Brent Moody
It is a very beautiful ride but it is a really short amount of actual coaster time. It is a little under 2 minutes long I think, but a good part of that time is going through the mine really slowly. The mine is awesome to look at but makes the coaster time very short.
Mark Hollamon
I won't go into great detail on the ride as that should be experienced first hand by each guest. I will say the ride is beautifully themed and the audio animatronics are definitely top notch, but overall I did not enjoy the ride because it was so short.

There is only one indoor scene. I thought what you see on TV was a teaser. It was the whole ride. The ride coaster is only 2000 feet long and with two lifts eating up a chunk of track the ride seems less than 2 minutes long.

The last scene you will see would have made another great indoor portion of the coaster, but apparently coasting past it quickly to the offload area was good enough for the imagineers.

One last comment I would like to make is Disney Imagineers said great pains were taken to keep the integrity of the storyline from the first ride. That is apparent nowhere in this ride with the exception of bringing in the vultures and witch figures from the old ride.

I love most everything Disney, but this was a massive investment and there is no Magic in waiting in line for 1-2 hours for a mediocre 2 minute ride.

This is just my opinion. I know kids will love it and that's the bottom line.

KJ Simpson
Lots of fun, with amazing detail. The track felt similar to BTMRR, minus the jerkiness. This ride is definitely smooth! I did not notice any swinging of the car, which was a little disappointing. I wish it lasted a bit longer- It seemed like it was over just as it got going.


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