Pictures: Enchanted Tiki Room 50th Anniversary Exhibit Debuts At Disneyland

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A new exhibit opened today at the Disney Gallery on Disneyland’s Main Street U.S.A. “Tiki Tiki Tiki Realms: Celebrating 50 Years of Enchantment” opened to honor the 50th anniversary of the beloved original Enchanted Tiki Room.

DSC00657One of the centerpieces of the gallery is the original Barker Bird that appeared above the attractions entrance for the first few years after it opened.

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DSC00646Other artifacts from the attraction are also on display.

DSC00653The rest of the exhibit features concept art created during the Enchanted Tiki Room’s design phase. Here is an incredible piece done by Disney Legend Herb Ryman.

DSC00650Paintings by other legendary Disney artist Rolly Crump and John Hench are also featured.

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A look at the other artwork shown in the exhibit.

DSC00662The Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln attraction poster has been replaced by a post advertising the new exhibit.

DSC00658A sign inside the gallery explains the history of the attraction.

IMG_9940A large assortment of merchandise is on sale to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Enchanted Tiki Room.

IMG_9945Most of it is not cheap. But at least it is high quality.

IMG_9946Pele and Uti tiki goddess statues. $99.95 each.

IMG_9949Rongo mug $39.95

IMG_9947Enchanted Tiki Room Hawaiian shirt $79.99

IMG_9950Rongo bowl $49.95

IMG_9952Enchanted Tiki Room coaster set $29.95

IMG_9948Enchanted Tiki Room purse

IMG_9954Polynesian Resort Village “Luau Bowl” $49.95

IMG_9937For the big spenders, an original Shag painting for $16,000!

IMG_9942Or the slightly more affordable paper art sculpture for $850

The exhibit does not have an end date but Disney Gallery exhibits usually last about 6 months. Most of the merchandise is “open edition” so they aren’t extremely limited but Disney does not typically re-stock these kind of collectors items regularly.

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Posted on July 1, 2013

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