Ramada Burbank

Take a Burbank Disney Studio Tour

Screen Shot 2017-06-12 at 4.51.08 PM

While many people know that Disneyland Park is located in Anaheim, not many people may know that the Disney Studio is located in Burbank. While the Disney Studio is generally off-limits to the public, the studio does offer a special, behind the scenes tours several times a year. Here’s what you can learn when you take a unique Burbank Disney Studio Tour. 

Did you know that before Disneyland was built in Anaheim, they had proposed a themed park in Burbank? The theme park would have been located where Walt Disney Animation now stands. At the Burbank Studio, you can also take a look at the original multi-plane camera that was used to shoot classic Disney films such as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Pinocchio. There are only three of these cameras left in existence. One is at the Walt Disney Family Museum, and the other is at that Walt Disney Studios Park located at Disneyland Paris. When walking the grounds of the studio, be sure to take a look at the street signs such as Dopey Drive and Mickey Ave. Underneath the Animation Studio, there are walkable tunnels that run throughout the studio. Initially, these tunnels were made as a way to transport animation cels. Now, the tunnels are still used to get from one place to another. It is also an area where movies and TV shows have been filled. 

It is important to note that this tour is only available to those who are Disney D23 fan club members. If you are not a member, don’t worry, it’s free to sign up! When you are a D23 fan member, you’ll enjoy special, behind the scenes exclusives, special discounts and offers, select D23 member events and more! For more information on the official Disney fan club, visit https://d23.com/membership-information/  Book a room at Ramada Monterey Burbank when traveling to Los Angeles.