From the Office of Walt Disney: Opening Disneyland

Discover the true story of what happened during the invitational opening to Disneyland on July 17, 1955!  Walt Disney Archives director Becky Cline, Disney artist and historian Stacia Martin, and Disney Legends Tony Baxter and Marty Sklar share memories and reveal secrets from this historic day in Disney history.

The featured invitational preview pass is one of 23 reproduced treasures from the Walt Disney Archives, celebrating major milestones in the life and career of Walter Elias Disney. To learn more about this first-of-its-kind collection, visit