Author: Walt Disney Museum

The loss of Walt’s Dreaming Tree

Posted by Walt Disney Museum on May 28, 2015 in Museum News

It’s with a heavy heart that the Walt Disney Hometown Museum sadly announces the loss of Walt’s beloved Dreaming Tree. After a lengthy battle against disease and repeated lightening strikes, the mighty cottonwood that gave spark to Walt’s vivid childhood imagination finally gave way to a particularly strong wind storm that blew through Marceline last

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"All Aboard Mickey"

Posted by Walt Disney Museum on April 3, 2015 in Collection

This Mickey was designed by Ollie Johnston, one of Walt Disney’s animation artists known as the ‘nine old men’. This was designed to celebrate Mickey’s 75th Birthday in 2003 and it toured the USA for a year before being auctioned for charity. You can get yours from Amazon here

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The Marceline I Knew by Walt Disney

Posted by Walt Disney Museum on March 2, 2015 in News articles

Source: Reprinted from the Marceline News September 2, 1938 I was extremely glad to receive your letter asking me to write some impressions of Marceline as I remember it from my childhood days. To tell the truth more things of importance happened to me in Marceline than have happened since—or are likely to in the

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Marceline Post Office Offers Special Disney Postmark

Posted by Walt Disney Museum on March 13, 2012 in News articles

from http://about.usps.com/news/state-releases/mo/2012/mo_2012_0313.htm March 13, 2012 — MARCELINE, MO — Marceline, Missouri, the boyhood home of Walt Disney, will be among the first Post Offices in America to offer the U.S. Postal Service’s new special pictorial Postmark America cancelation. The Marceline Post Office will unveil the Postmark America special cancelation on Wed., March 14 from 10:30

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