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The original logo for Universal Studios Florida, used from 1990 until 1998. During this time, many of the park's now former attractions were in operation.

This is a List of Former Universal Studios Florida Attractions.

Attraction Image Opening Year Closing Year Park Section Description Replacement
Nickelodeon Studios 1990 2005 Production Central took guests on a tour of Nickelodeon's production facilities. Blue Man Group Sharp Aquos Theatre
The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera Tfwohb.JPG 1990 2002 Production Central a motion simulator ride with characters created by Hanna-Barbera including Yogi Bear and The Jetsons. Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast
Alfred Hitchcock: The Art of Making Movies Artmakingmovies.JPG 1990 2003 Production Central a theatrical show on film-making that detailed, among other things, the secrets of the famous shower scene from Hitchcock's film Psycho. Shrek 4-D
The Boneyard 1990 2008 Production Central an outdoor multi-purpose exhibit space that can be used to showcase movie props or parade floats, or serve as a concert venue. The Hollywood Bowl Theater
Murder, She Wrote Mystery Theatre 1990 1996 Production Central A theatrical show which took guests through the post-production of the TV series. Hercules and Xena: Wizards of the Screen
MCA Recording Studio 1990 1996 Production Central an interactive attraction attached to the Murder, She Wrote show. Stage 54
Production Studio Tram Tour 1990 1995 Production Central visited the backlot production areas of the park. (none)
The Adventures of Rocky and Bulwinkle Show 1990 1993 Production Central a live stage show featuring Rocky, Bullwinkle, Natasha, Boris, And Dudley Doo-Right. Was Located in between Murder She Wrote: Mystery Theatre and the Classic Monsters' Cafe. Star Toons
Ghostbusters Spooktacular 1990 1996 New York a live stage show based on the Ghostbusters film series. Twister...Ride it Out
Kongfrontation 1990 2002 New York a ride where guests encountered King Kong while on a cable car. Revenge of the Mummy: The Ride
The Screen Test Home Video Adventure 1991 1996 New York an added-cost attraction where guests could be digitally inserted into famous movie scenes. Islands of Adventure Preview Center
The Star Trek Adventure 1992 1996 New York a sub-section of the park's Screen Test Home Video Adventure, featuring a Star Trek theme. Islands of Adventure Preview Center
Street Breaks 1998 2006 New York a live seasonal outdoor show with break dancers. (none)
StreetBusters 1991 1993 New York a live outdoor show featuring the Ghostbusters and Beetlejuice. It was advertised as a main attraction at the park's 1991 Fright Nights event. Extreme Ghostbusters: The Great Fright Way
An American Tail Theatre 1990 1992 San Francisco/Amity a live stage show based on the animated film. Beetlejuice's Rock and Roll Graveyard Revue
Earthquake: The Big One Earthquake-w.JPG 1990 2007 San Francisco/Amity put guests in the middle of an 8.3 scale earthquake inspired by the disaster film. Disaster!: A Major Motion Picture Ride...Starring You!
The Wild Wild Wild West Stunt Show 1991 2003 San Francisco/Amity a live stunt show featuring wild west performers in death defying stunts. Fear Factor Live
Swamp Thing Set 1990 1994 World Expo the actual sets from Swamp Thing, which were used to film the show at the park. Men in Black: Alien Attack
Back to the Future: The Ride 1991 2007 World Expo a high tech motion simulator ride inspired by Universal's Back to the Future film series. The Simpsons Ride
Animal Actors Stage 1990 2001 Woody Woodpecker's Kidzone a live stage show with Universal's most famous animal actors. Animal Planet Live
The Bates Motel Set 1990 1998 Woody Woodpecker's Kidzone recreated the set of The Bates Motel from Psycho. It was used to film Psycho IV: The Beginning. Woody Woodpecker's Nuthouse Coaster
The Bates Mansion Set 1990 1998 Woody Woodpecker's Kidzone recreated the set of The Bates Mansion from Psycho. It was also used to film Psycho IV: The Beginning. Curious George Goes to Town
How to Make a Mega Movie Deal 1991 1993 Hollywood a small exhibit about the movie industry. AT&T at the Movies
Hercules and Xena: Wizards of the Screen 1997 2000 Production Central Took guests through the special effects editing of the Hercules and Xena series. Saturday Night Live Show
Stage 54 1997 2003 Production Central an indoor exhibition of sets and props from recent Universal films. Donkey's Photo Finish
Star Toons 1993 1996 Production Central a live stage show featuring Fred Flintstone, George Jetson, Scooby Doo, Yogi Bear, and Boo-Boo.[1] (none)
Extreme Ghostbusters: The Great Fright Way 2002 2005 New York an updated version of the StreetBusters show, with a slightly different plot and music. (none)
Islands of Adventure Preview Center 1998 2001 New York Gave guests a first look into Universal's neighboring park Islands of Adventure. (none)
Star Toons Character Meet and Greet 2000 2007 Woody Woodpecker's Kidzone a live show where Universal cartoon characters would briefly sing and dance, followed by them posing for autographs and pictures. Star Toons: 80's Rewind
Animal Planet Live 2001 2006 Woody Woodpecker's Kidzone a live stage show inspired by the TV channel Animal Planet. Animal Actors on Location
AT&T at the Movies 1998 2001 Hollywood a series of interactive electronic games powered by AT&T. (none)
Dynamite Nights Stunt Spectacular 1990 2000 Lagoon a live Miami Vice themed stunt show with pyrotechnics and live actors. Universal 360: A Cinesphere Spectacular
The Marvel Show 1993 1995 New York an outdoor show that went on in front of and on the building to the left of the Ghostbuster's Firehouse and featured Spider-Man, Storm, Iron Man and Wolverine.[2] (none)

Former services

The former Hard Rock Cafe at Universal Studios Florida in what is now the Woody Woodpecker's Kidzone area. It was closed in 1998 for the opening of Woody Woodpecker's Nuthouse Coaster, and is currently left abandoned.

Below is a list of retail and dining establishments that have been closed since the park's inception, grouped by the section of the park in which they were formerly located.

Production Central

New York

San Francisco/Amity

World Expo

  • Back to the Future: The Store (Back to the Future: The Ride)- now Kwik-E-Mart (The Simpsons Ride)

Woody Woodpecker's KidZone

  • Hard Rock Cafe (original location)




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