All Aboard: A Celebration of Walt’s Trains!

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The Walt Disney Family Museum is pleased to present All Aboard: A Celebration of Walt’s Trains, for your viewing pleasure beginning November 13, 2014 through February 9, 2015.This incredible exhibit gives a glimpse into the influence railroading had on Walt Disney's life and work.  It will also show visitors how his love of and legacy continues in Disney films and parks.  With more than 200 artifacts, firsthand accounts, archival videos, images of Walt and his trains, and actual model trains … [Read more...]


New Adventures by Disney Vacation to San Francisco This Fall

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Adventures by Disney is now offering an amazing San Francisco itinerary to give you a whole new look at the city that is home to the Golden Gate Bridge. You will get to see the city from local experts who will serve as your adventure guides during this three night, four day itinerary.Here are just some of the highlights included in this amazing itinerary:Walt Disney Family Museum Privately Guided Tour: Get a behind the scenes look on a privately guided tour of this amazing museum that … [Read more...]


The Walt Disney Family Museum Celebrates Wonderlands and Where the Wild Things Are

The Walt Disney Family Museum is proud to present special exhibits and programs that celebrate a fantastical world of “Wild Things” and gothic wonderlands. As a special for the month of June, visitors to the museum can enjoy exclusive programs and events that provide a deeper look into the work of Maurice Sendak, children’s author, and the story of “Alice in Wonderland.”Some of the special exhibits you can see include “Camille Rose Garcia: Down the Rabbit Hole,” which features 40 works by … [Read more...]


D23 Reveals New EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNTS AND OFFERS for Members

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Whether they’re headed to a Disney Park or staying close to home, members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club can save hundreds of dollars on their favorite activities, events, and attractions when they present a D23 Membership card or use special member-only online codes.To kick off the New Year, D23 is proud to offer savings with partners from around The Walt Disney Company, including:$300 savings off Adventure By Disney’s Backstage Magic trip when booking before March 30, 2013 15% … [Read more...]


Marinwood’s Mickey Mouse Christmas House

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What started as a hobby has grown into a full blown obsession for one man in Marinwood who decorates his house every year as the Mickey Mouse Christmas House.  Home owner Les Mize fully admits his love for Disney and it shows with his extensive Disney collection.  His collection has won him the honor of being the Walt Disney Family Museum's "Member of the Month".Not only is his lawn adorned with Christmas lights in the shapes of snowflakes and Mickey Mouse, but lights line his fence and lead … [Read more...]


Snow White Exhibit Opens At Disney Family Museum

Snow White is celebrating it's 75th anniversary and to help celebrate an exhibition of behind-the-scenes of Snow White opens up Thursday at The Walt Disney Family Museum.The first feature-length animated film made, Snow White has been named the number one animated film by the AFI (American Film Institute).  The film was seen by 20 million people in the first three months when it was released in the 1930s.Many of the works in the exhibit have never been seen before and are now on display … [Read more...]


SNOW WHITE Collectors’ Edition Books are Timeless Treasures

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In honor of the 75th anniversary of Walt Disney’s first feature-length film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, which is coming this December, Weldon Owen Publishing has released two new collections that chronicle the complete making of this ground-breaking animated movie. I received a review copy of both Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Art and Creation of Walt Disney's Classic Animated Film and The Fairest One of All: The Making of Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and I am … [Read more...]


Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 75th Anniversary Sweepstakes

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  It's the 75th anniversary celebration of the greatest American animated film of all time! To commemorate the occasion Welden Owen Publishing is giving away a copy of two wonderful books, "The Fairest One of All" and "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs". Both books are signed by the author J.B. Kaufman and Walt Disney Family Museum co-founder Diane Disney Miller (daughter of Walt Disney). "Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is one of the true landmarks of film history. … [Read more...]


Oops, I Did It Again! Unexpected trip to Disney World

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What will it take for a Disney Addict to give up a trip to Walt Disney World in order to visit another destination? My family and I have been visiting WDW for many years now and our annual November trip has become a family tradition. Disney hasn't only become a big part of our family legacy, it is truly like a second home to all of us. We have on several occasions tried to change our annual family trip to visit a different destination but we always come right back to Disney. So, what will it … [Read more...]


Wednesday with Walt: A Disney Love Story

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On July 13, 1966 Walt and Lillian Disney celebrated their 41st wedding anniversary. Walt had rented a 140-ft yacht and, together with their two daughters and sons in law (Diane, Ron, Sharon, and Bob) and 7 grandchildren, Walt and Lilly cruised the islands near Vancouver, Canada on what would be their final anniversary together.The thirteen of them lived on the boat for two weeks enjoying a memorable trip through the waters of British Columbia. According to the Walt Disney Family Museum site … [Read more...]