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The following list shows attractions with appeal by age group. Attraction ratings are on a scale from 0 (very bad) to 5 (excellent). Click on the header links to sort!

Universal Studios Florida Attractions
Name Pre-
school
Grade
School
Teens Young
Adults
Over
30
Seniors Our
Rating
Woody Woodpecker's Nuthouse Coaster
Woody Woodpecker's KidZone
4 4 2 2.5 2.5 2.5 2
Kids' roller coaster
When To Go: Anytime
Universal's Superstar Parade
Hollywood
4 3 3 3 3 3 3
Parade with animated Characters
When To Go: Check daily entertainment schedule for show times
Universal Orlando's Horror Make-Up Show
Hollywood
3 4 4 5 4 4 4.5
Theater presentation on the art of makeup
When To Go: Scheduled showtimes; after you’ve experienced all rides.
Transformers: The Ride-3D
Production Central
1 4.2 4.4 4.2 4 2.2 4.5
Multisensory 3-D Dark Ride
When To Go: The first 30 minutes the park is open or after 4 p.m.
Terminator 2: 3-D
Hollywood
1.3 2.7 3.2 3.8 3.4 3 4
3-D thriller mixed-media presentation
When To Go: After noon.
The Tales of Beedle the Bard
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley
3 3 4 3 3 5 3.5
Puppet show
The Simpsons Ride
Springfield: Home of the Simpsons
1 4.3 4.1 3.5 3.2 2 4
Mega-simulator ride
When To Go: During the first two hours the park is open or after 4 p.m.
Shrek 4-D
Production Central
2.8 3.6 3.5 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.5
3-D movie
When To Go: Anytime after experiencing the rides.
Revenge of the Mummy
New York
1 3 4.3 4.5 4.3 3.3 4.5
Combination dark ride and roller coaster
When To Go: The first hour the park is open or after 6 p.m.
Ollivanders
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley
1.5 4.5 3.8 4.5 4.1 4.4 4
Combination wizarding demonstration and shopping op.
When To Go: After riding Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts.
MEN IN BLACK Alien Attack
World Expo
2 4.1 4.1 4 3.8 3.5 4.5
Interactive dark thrill ride
When To Go: During the first two hours the park is open.
Kang & Kodos' Twirl 'n' Hurl
Springfield: Home of the Simpsons
4 3 3 3 3 2 3
Spinner Ride
When To Go: Before 11 a.m.
Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit
Production Central
1 3.8 4.8 4.6 4.4 1.3 4
High-tech roller coaster
When To Go: The first hour after park opening or after 5 p.m.
Hogwarts Express - King's Cross Station
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley
4 4.4 4.1 4.5 4.4 4.8 4.5
Transportation attraction with special effects.
When To Go: Immediately after park opening.
Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley
1.3 4.1 4.7 4.9 4.7 3.9 5
Indoor roller coaster
When To Go: First thing during early entry, late morning, or during late afternoon.
Fievel's Playland
Woody Woodpecker's KidZone
4 4 0 0 0 0 3
Children's play area with waterslide
When To Go: Anytime
Fear Factor Live
World Expo
1 2 4 3 3 2 2.5
Live version of the gross-out-stunt television show
When To Go: 3-5 shows daily; Crowds are smallest at the first and second-to-last shows
E.T. Adventure
Woody Woodpecker's KidZone
4 3.6 2.9 2.8 3.4 3.9 3.5
Indoor adventure ride based on the E.T. movie
When To Go: Within 30 minutes of ride opening or late afternoon.
Diagon Alley
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley
2.8 4.4 4.7 4.8 4.8 4.5 5
Entrance to Harry Potter-themed land
When To Go: As soon as the park is open during early entry, late morning, or in late afternoon.
Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem
Production Central
2 4.5 4.2 4.3 3.9 2.7 4
Motion-simulator 3-D ride
When To Go: Immediately after park opening or just before closing.
A Day in the Park With Barney
Woody Woodpecker's KidZone
5 3 2 3 3 3 3
Live character stage show
When To Go: Scheduled showtimes.
Curious George Goes to Town
Woody Woodpecker's KidZone
4 3.5 0 0 0 0 2.5
Play Area
When To Go: Anytime
Celestina Warbeck and the Banshees
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley
3 3 4 4 4 4 4
Live Singing and Dancing
The Blues Brothers Show
New York
3 3.5 3.5 3.5 4 4 3.5
Blues concert
When To Go: Scheduled showtimes.
Animal Actors on Location
Woody Woodpecker's KidZone
4 4 3 3 3 4 3.5
Animal-Tricks and comedy show
When To Go: After you have experienced all rides.

The following list shows Universal Studios Florida attractions with appeal by age group. Attraction ratings are on a scale from 0 (very bad) to 5 (excellent).

Woody Woodpecker's Nuthouse Coaster
Woody Woodpecker's KidZone
Kids' roller coaster
Unofficial Guide: 2
Preschoolers: 4
Grade Schoolers: 4
Teens: 2
Young Adults: 2.5
Over 30: 2.5
Seniors: 2.5
When To Go: Anytime
Parade with animated Characters
Unofficial Guide: 3
Preschoolers: 4
Grade Schoolers: 3
Teens: 3
Young Adults: 3
Over 30: 3
Seniors: 3
When To Go: Check daily entertainment schedule for show times
Theater presentation on the art of makeup
Unofficial Guide: 4.5
Preschoolers: 3
Grade Schoolers: 4
Teens: 4
Young Adults: 5
Over 30: 4
Seniors: 4
When To Go: Scheduled showtimes; after you’ve experienced all rides.
Transformers: The Ride-3D
Production Central
Multisensory 3-D Dark Ride
Unofficial Guide: 4.5
Preschoolers: 1
Grade Schoolers: 4.2
Teens: 4.4
Young Adults: 4.2
Over 30: 4
Seniors: 2.2
When To Go: The first 30 minutes the park is open or after 4 p.m.
Terminator 2: 3-D
Hollywood
3-D thriller mixed-media presentation
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 1.3
Grade Schoolers: 2.7
Teens: 3.2
Young Adults: 3.8
Over 30: 3.4
Seniors: 3
When To Go: After noon.
The Tales of Beedle the Bard
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley
Puppet show
Unofficial Guide: 3.5
Preschoolers: 3
Grade Schoolers: 3
Teens: 4
Young Adults: 3
Over 30: 3
Seniors: 5
The Simpsons Ride
Springfield: Home of the Simpsons
Mega-simulator ride
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 1
Grade Schoolers: 4.3
Teens: 4.1
Young Adults: 3.5
Over 30: 3.2
Seniors: 2
When To Go: During the first two hours the park is open or after 4 p.m.
Shrek 4-D
Production Central
3-D movie
Unofficial Guide: 3.5
Preschoolers: 2.8
Grade Schoolers: 3.6
Teens: 3.5
Young Adults: 3.7
Over 30: 3.6
Seniors: 3.5
When To Go: Anytime after experiencing the rides.
Combination dark ride and roller coaster
Unofficial Guide: 4.5
Preschoolers: 1
Grade Schoolers: 3
Teens: 4.3
Young Adults: 4.5
Over 30: 4.3
Seniors: 3.3
When To Go: The first hour the park is open or after 6 p.m.
Ollivanders
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley
Combination wizarding demonstration and shopping op.
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 1.5
Grade Schoolers: 4.5
Teens: 3.8
Young Adults: 4.5
Over 30: 4.1
Seniors: 4.4
When To Go: After riding Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts.
Interactive dark thrill ride
Unofficial Guide: 4.5
Preschoolers: 2
Grade Schoolers: 4.1
Teens: 4.1
Young Adults: 4
Over 30: 3.8
Seniors: 3.5
When To Go: During the first two hours the park is open.
Kang & Kodos' Twirl 'n' Hurl
Springfield: Home of the Simpsons
Spinner Ride
Unofficial Guide: 3
Preschoolers: 4
Grade Schoolers: 3
Teens: 3
Young Adults: 3
Over 30: 3
Seniors: 2
When To Go: Before 11 a.m.
Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit
Production Central
High-tech roller coaster
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 1
Grade Schoolers: 3.8
Teens: 4.8
Young Adults: 4.6
Over 30: 4.4
Seniors: 1.3
When To Go: The first hour after park opening or after 5 p.m.
Hogwarts Express - King's Cross Station
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley
Transportation attraction with special effects.
Unofficial Guide: 4.5
Preschoolers: 4
Grade Schoolers: 4.4
Teens: 4.1
Young Adults: 4.5
Over 30: 4.4
Seniors: 4.8
When To Go: Immediately after park opening.
Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley
Indoor roller coaster
Unofficial Guide: 5
Preschoolers: 1.3
Grade Schoolers: 4.1
Teens: 4.7
Young Adults: 4.9
Over 30: 4.7
Seniors: 3.9
When To Go: First thing during early entry, late morning, or during late afternoon.
Fievel's Playland
Woody Woodpecker's KidZone
Children's play area with waterslide
Unofficial Guide: 3
Preschoolers: 4
Grade Schoolers: 4
Teens: 0
Young Adults: 0
Over 30: 0
Seniors: 0
When To Go: Anytime
Fear Factor Live
World Expo
Live version of the gross-out-stunt television show
Unofficial Guide: 2.5
Preschoolers: 1
Grade Schoolers: 2
Teens: 4
Young Adults: 3
Over 30: 3
Seniors: 2
When To Go: 3-5 shows daily; Crowds are smallest at the first and second-to-last shows
E.T. Adventure
Woody Woodpecker's KidZone
Indoor adventure ride based on the E.T. movie
Unofficial Guide: 3.5
Preschoolers: 4
Grade Schoolers: 3.6
Teens: 2.9
Young Adults: 2.8
Over 30: 3.4
Seniors: 3.9
When To Go: Within 30 minutes of ride opening or late afternoon.
Diagon Alley
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley
Entrance to Harry Potter-themed land
Unofficial Guide: 5
Preschoolers: 2.8
Grade Schoolers: 4.4
Teens: 4.7
Young Adults: 4.8
Over 30: 4.8
Seniors: 4.5
When To Go: As soon as the park is open during early entry, late morning, or in late afternoon.
Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem
Production Central
Motion-simulator 3-D ride
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 2
Grade Schoolers: 4.5
Teens: 4.2
Young Adults: 4.3
Over 30: 3.9
Seniors: 2.7
When To Go: Immediately after park opening or just before closing.
A Day in the Park With Barney
Woody Woodpecker's KidZone
Live character stage show
Unofficial Guide: 3
Preschoolers: 5
Grade Schoolers: 3
Teens: 2
Young Adults: 3
Over 30: 3
Seniors: 3
When To Go: Scheduled showtimes.
Curious George Goes to Town
Woody Woodpecker's KidZone
Play Area
Unofficial Guide: 2.5
Preschoolers: 4
Grade Schoolers: 3.5
Teens: 0
Young Adults: 0
Over 30: 0
Seniors: 0
When To Go: Anytime
Celestina Warbeck and the Banshees
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley
Live Singing and Dancing
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 3
Grade Schoolers: 3
Teens: 4
Young Adults: 4
Over 30: 4
Seniors: 4
Blues concert
Unofficial Guide: 3.5
Preschoolers: 3
Grade Schoolers: 3.5
Teens: 3.5
Young Adults: 3.5
Over 30: 4
Seniors: 4
When To Go: Scheduled showtimes.
Animal Actors on Location
Woody Woodpecker's KidZone
Animal-Tricks and comedy show
Unofficial Guide: 3.5
Preschoolers: 4
Grade Schoolers: 4
Teens: 3
Young Adults: 3
Over 30: 3
Seniors: 4
When To Go: After you have experienced all rides.

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