LA's #1 Walt Disney History Tour

Join legendary Disney Imagineer Bob Gurr as you embark on an amazing half-day magical journey through a bygone era. You'll visit some of the most significant Walt Disney landmarks and points of interest that played an important role in not only the Walt Disney Company, but in the life of Walt Disney the man with stop and walk locations including Walt & Roy Disney's first homes, the Griffith Park Mary-go-Round, Walt's Barn and more. Your ticket includes a box lunch at the beautiful Gene Autry Heritage Museum.


A Living Legend

Iconic Imagineer and Disney Legend Bob Gurr is the only remaining original imagineer among those assigned by Walt Disney to design Disneyland in 1954. Bob was recently featured in the PBS Documentary, American Experience Walt Disney. His most famous work was for Walt Disney's Disneyland Park, and its subsequent sister parks. Bob is said to have designed most, if not all, of the ride vehicles of the Disneyland attractions, including the Autopia cars, Haunted Mansion doom buggies, the Disneyland Monorail, the Submarine Voyage, and the Matterhorn Bobsleds and many more. He also developed the first realistic humanoid animatronic Mr. Lincoln for Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln. He was named a Disney Legend in 2004. He also worked on the King Kong Encounter animatronic for Universal Studios Hollywood, designed the space ship for the opening ceremonies of the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, assisted Steven Spielberg in pre-production for the Jurassic Park T-Rex animatronic dinosaur, designed effects for Michael Jackson's Victory tour as well as countless other projects and attractions that have entertained us for years and will continue to live on for generations to come. 

For much more on Bob Gurr, CLICK HERE.

  • Walt & Roy's Homes on Lyric Avenue  (stop & walk)


  • Hyperion Studios Site (stop & walk)


  • Hyperion Studios Bungalows (drive by)


  • Griffith Park Merry-go-Round (stop & walk)


  • Walt Disney Barn Museum (stop & go inside)


  • MAPO -  (stop & walk)


  • WDI - Walt Disney Imagineering 1401 (stop & walk)


  • Grand Central Air Terminal (stop & walk)


  • DreamWorks (drive by)


  • ABC TV (drive by)


  • WDI Research & Development  (drive by)


  • Walt Disney Studios (stop & walk)

*With the exception of the Walt Disney Barn, the tour does not grant access into any of the buildings or gated areas. 

Griffith Park, LA Zoo

9:30 a.m. 

Bus Boards at 9:45 a.m.

Attendees should arrive no later than 9:30 a.m.



Los Angeles Zoo Parking Lot - Park in section S

5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles 90027

(if you're facing the main entrance of the zoo, section S is located in the far right corner of the lot)

Please allow yourself plenty of time to account for traffic. Bus will depart promptly at 10:00 a.m. Unfortunately under no circumstances will we delay departure. No refunds for late arrivals or no-shows.




10:00 a.m. 


Box Lunch Picnic

12:00 p.m. 


Tour Concludes

3:00 p.m.

Upcoming Tours


General Admission Seating:  $105 Per Person


A Limited Number of Seating Upgrades Available! CLICK HERE FOR SEATING CHART & PRICING

(All attendees must purchase a General Admission Ticket. An additional ticket and fee is required for upgraded seating)


Guest under 18 must accompanied by an adult. Children under 8 including infants are not admitted. Unfortunately we do not offer a lower ticket price for children.

Your tour ticket includes a box lunch. Parking is free and there are no additional admission fees.

Please refer to the BOX LUNCH OPTIONS  page for meal choice descriptions. You will be prompted to make a meal selection at checkout for each ticket purchased.

Final dates for 2019 are listed below

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