Description And Comments
One of the best-themed roller coasters in Orlando, Revenge of the Mummy is an indoor ride totally enclosed behind a facade for the "Museum of Antiquities" in the New York section of the park.
Based on the popular 1999 film The Mummy starring Brendon Frasier, the ride's premise is that a movie production crew has taken over the museum to film a sequel titled Revenge of the Mummy. The initial part of the queue is configured as a movie sound stage which appears to be built around the museum's Egyptian displays.
You'll notice lots of detail built into the queue, including hints that the movie filming isn't going according to plan. By the time you board your ride vehicle you've learned that the movie's villain, Imhotep is trying to use the film crew's souls to become immortal. Your only hope is a high-speed flight through the museum.
Though it's a wild ride by anyone's definition, the emphasis remains as much on the visuals, robotics, and special effects as on the ride itself. We won't give away any of Mummy's secrets, but here's what you need to know: it's mostly in the dark and there are no loops, inversions or any kind of upside-downness; there are plenty of tight turns and high-speed drops and a maximum speed of around 45 MPH (roughly in the middle between Disney's Space Mountain and Expedition Everest coasters). As far as special effects go, they're pretty good: video effects, animatronics, lighting and enough fire-spewing gas vents to rotisserie a chicken. The endings (yes, plural) are pretty clever.
- This attraction participates in Universal Express.
- This attraction has a Single Rider line.
Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit and Despicable Me have diminished the early-morning crowds. Nevertheless, try to ride during the first two hours the park is open. If lines are long, one fallback is to use the singles line, which is often more expedient than Universal Express. If you must wait on a hot day, the consolation is that Mummy's air-conditioning system is one of the best in the park.
Concerning motion sickness, if you can ride Space Mountain without ill effect, you should be fine on Revenge of the Mummy. Switching off is available. Finally, note that the Mummy's queue contains enough scary stuff to frighten little kids all on its own.
This chart shows you roughly how long you'll wait for Revenge of the Mummy when you visit on a day with a given Universal Studios Florida Crowd Level. The blue bars represent the average "peak" wait time (that is, how long the line will at its busiest). The bottom and top black lines represent the range of peak wait times to expect (for you fellow nerds out there: it's the 5th percentile and 95th percentile of peak wait times). Please note that these are estimates, and for a better forecast for your travel dates, see Revenge of the Mummy Wait Times.
- We rate this attraction as Not To Be Missed.
- This attraction may be frightening for children.
- This attraction has a minimum-height requirement of 48 inches.
- This attraction offers rider swap.
48" minimum height requirement
- Physical Considerations
- Video Captioning Available
- Must Transfer From Wheelchair/ECV
- No Service Animals
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Touring Plans with Revenge of the Mummy
|Wait per 100 people ahead||7 minutes|
When to go
The first hour the park is open or after 6 p.m.
|Opening Date||May 21, 2004|
|Scope and scale||Super Headliner|
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