There are 77 items filed under amusement parks.

Blackpool, England

Sir Hiram Maxim's Captive Flying Machines

One of the oldest amusement rides in existence was a huge disappointment to its creator
20 Nov 2013
Princeton, West Virginia

Lake Shawnee Amusement Park

This abandoned amusement park was built on an American Indian burial ground. Seriously.
23 Oct 2013
Changzhou, China

World Joyland Theme Park

This incredible Chinese theme park may be the largest bootleg in history
23 Sep 2013
Kissimmee, Florida

Splendid China

This $100 million theme park in Florida was been completely abandoned and is now mostly rubble
22 Sep 2013
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

Wizard Quest

A theme park attraction designed to turn your children into LARPers
10 Sep 2013
Jeju-si, South Korea

Jeju Glass Castle Theme Park

A theme park made of glass, from the gleaming books on the shelves to the crystal fish in the mirror lake
03 Sep 2013
Beech Mountain, North Carolina

Land of Oz Theme Park

An Oz-themed attraction that has fallen into disrepair but still holds some of that original magic
02 Sep 2013
Cape Town, South Africa

Macassar Beach Pavilion

An abandoned water park overtaken by the dunes
20 Aug 2013
Nervesa della battaglia, Italy

Ai Pioppi Playground

Hidden in an Italian forest is a completely homemade amusement park that has taken a lifetime to create
19 Aug 2013
Lincoln, New Hampshire

Clark's Trading Post

Come for the gun-toting hillbilly madman, stay for the ice-cream loving basketball bears
19 Aug 2013
Noboribetsu, Japan

The China Park of Heaven - Tenkaen

After a short 5 year run, this former major theme park sits in ruin
24 Jun 2013
Santa Monica, California

Santa Monica Looff Hippodrome

A Looff creation in Santa Monica best described as “a California-Byzantine-Moorish-style fantasy”
04 Jun 2013
San Antonio, Texas

Kiddie Park

Established in 1925, Kiddie Park claims to be the oldest amusement park in the U.S. - a cozy little time warp nestled in a shady corner of the modern world
07 May 2013
Aşgabat, Turkmenistan

Turkmenbashi's Land of Fairy Tales

An eccentric dictator's take on a Turkmen version of Disneyland
22 Mar 2013
New Orleans, Louisiana

Abandoned Six Flags Amusement Park

A theme park that suffered massive flooding during Katrina, abandoned and proving irresistible to trespassing explorers
07 Feb 2013
Il-Mellieħa, Malta

Popeye's Village

An abandoned set from the 1980 film 'Popeye', claimed and repurposed as a theme park by creative locals
19 Jan 2013
Pyongyang, North Korea

Mangyongdae Funfair

This abandoned-looking amusement park is frighteningly open for business
16 Jan 2013
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Tierra Santa

Bible stories are brought to life with gloriously cartoonish kitsch in this South American theme park
13 Jan 2013
Los Angeles, California

Fire Survivors of the Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round

Three vintage horses survived a 1976 inferno and found a home on a sister carousel
18 Dec 2012
Hong Kong

Noah's Ark, Hong Kong

A biblically accurate ark located beneath a Hong Kong bridge is fun for the whole Christian family
12 Sep 2012
Pasadena, California

Pasadena's Busch Gardens

Southern California’s Theme Park Beginnings
19 Aug 2012
Saint-Cannat, France

Le Village des Automates

An often-shuddersome journey into a low-tech, robotic themepark.
18 Jul 2012
Columbia, Maryland

The Enchanted Forest Pine Tree Maze at Clark's Eliok Farm

A local farm's collection of unusual structures from a now defunct storybook amusement park
24 Jun 2012
Shinyokohama, Japan

Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum

Historical theme park celebrating all things noodle
20 Jun 2012
Billund, Denmark

Legoland in Billund

The original home of the Lego has a huge amusement park dedicated to the iconic plastic toy.
11 Jun 2012
Isle of Wight, England

Blackgang Chine

The UKs oldest theme park slowly slips away
09 Apr 2012
Hopkinton, Rhode Island

Enchanted Forest

This fairy tale-themed amusement park is now abandoned, and childhood metaphors abound
24 Feb 2012
Bridgeport, Connecticut

Pleasure Beach

The once abandoned ruins of a Victorian beachside amusement park are now back in working order
20 Feb 2012

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