First on Inside Universal – Revenge of the Mummy: The Ride may be the next major ride to close, Inside Universal has learned.
According to multiple sources that are familiar with Universal’s future plans, the closure of Revenge of Mummy may coincide with the expansion of Universal’s Lower Lot. While our editorial team has not yet confirmed a definite timeframe for the closure, the dismantlement of the indoor roller coaster is expected to occur within the next few years as Universal prepares their next major expansion.
As our readers may be aware, we recently reported the possible closure of Soundstage 22, 23, 24 and 25 in the coming months. While a direct link between the demolition of those soundstages and Revenge of the Mummy has not been established, it may be correct to assume that Mummy’s closure may introduce additional soundstage closures in the next decade – specifically Soundstage 29, 31, 33, 34, 35, 36, 41 and 42. Indeed, the demolition of Soundstage 28 has shown that Universal Studios is willing to relocate their production facilities in favor of immediate theme park expansion.
Revenge of the Mummy: The Ride opened in 2004 as Universal Studios Hollywood’s first indoor roller coaster based on the blockbuster Mummy franchise. The attraction replaced the much beloved E.T. Adventure, which originally opened in 1991.
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