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The Barnstormer at Goofy's Wiseacre Farm

Opened

October 1, 1996

Closed

February 12, 2011

Land

Mickey's Toontown Fair

Audio-Animatronics

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Preceded by

Grandma Duck's Petting Farm

Replaced by

The Great Goofini

After the closure of Grandma Duck's Petting Farm in early 1996, the Magic Kingdom began construction on a junior roller coaster called The Barnstormer at Goofy's Wiseacre Farm. It opened in Mickey's Toontown Fair on October 1, 1996. The Barnstormer was one of three attractions at American Disney parks which took its name from former attractions at the now-defunct Opryland USA theme park in Nashville, Tennessee. The other two attractions are Grizzly River Run at Disney's California Adventure and Rock 'n' Roller Coaster at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

The Barnstormer at Goofy's Wiseacre Farm appeared to be an airplane school taught by Goofy. The story behind this ride included guests flying in Goofy's homemade airplane as it swooped, twisted, and turned. It then went full speed into a barn. Inside the barn were three Audio-Animatronic chickens from Epcot's former World of Motion attraction. A Hidden Mickey formed by a jumble of wires could be found in the attraction's queue near the "popcorn plants."

As part of the Fantasyland expansion, the attraction closed on February 12, 2011 to be rethemed to The Great Goofini.

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