The Haunted Mansion, is partially obscured by trees. The foreground features a fenced-off area with construction barriers, people, and outdoor seating with umbrellas that could belong in Disneyland.

Haunted Mansion Grounds Expansion Construction Continues

Toni Ferrigno

Crew members are hard at work on the grounds expansion coming to the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland Park.

Haunted Mansion Construction Update

A construction site with green barriers is set up in a park area, reminiscent of Disneyland's Haunted Mansion. People walk by and sit on benches near trees and trash bins.

We got a look at the construction updates going on in the Haunted Mansion queue area while riding the Mark Twain River Boat. The walled-off construction area begins right up against Tiana’s Palace in New Orleans Square, to the left of the Mansion.

A construction site with blue walls and a partially obscured poster stands amid the trees, resembling the mysterious allure of Disneyland's Haunted Mansion, while two people chat in the foreground.

Portions of the brick wall at the far side of the queue have been removed in the construction. This work is all being done for a major grounds expansion that will revamp the outdoor queue area with more immersion and themed elements. This will include gardens and a new gift shop.

Construction site on a hillside surrounded by greenery, with black and wooden panels and various construction materials visible. A teal fence with a sign in the foreground alludes to the magic of Disneyland, hinting at a new attraction possibly as enchanting as the Haunted Mansion.

The wooden walls that separate the hillside from the queue area have been lined with what appear to be sheets of metal.

A construction site with wooden and metal structures, surrounded by green trees and temporary fencing, feels like a hidden realm at Disneyland, reminiscent of the Haunted Mansion.

There is also newly-added greet tubing coming from the ground. Once completed, this area will be home to the extended queue gardens area, completed with a gazebo, fountain, and a greenhouse.

A two-story building with a steeple and columns, reminiscent of the Haunted Mansion, is partially obscured by trees. The foreground features a fenced-off area with construction barriers, people, and outdoor seating with umbrellas that could belong in Disneyland.

Crew members could be seen working near the front of the Mansion. The outside of the Haunted Mansion will not be changed during the construction work.

A fenced-off two-story building surrounded by trees, with people walking and sitting at outdoor tables nearby. The scene suggests a public area in Disneyland with construction or renovation activities in progress.

The front patio of the Mansion is sectioned off, with work happening on both sides of the plastic tarp. The construction walls here have proven to be unique, debuting the first construction walls with MagicBand+ integration, and a lenticular gallery of the Mansion’s changing portraits.

People walking and relaxing near trees and umbrellas on a partly cloudy day in an outdoor area at Disneyland, with the iconic Haunted Mansion in the background.

Moving further to the right side, we arrive at the future location of the attraction’s gift shop. Here, behind the trees on the right side of the image, will be the Mansion’s carriage house that is converted into a gift shop owned by Madame Leota.

A construction site with grey barriers and a digger, surrounded by trees and bustling with workers. In the foreground, multiple colorful patio umbrellas evoke a Disneyland vibe, contrasting the scene beautifully.

While the exit crypt structure remains intact, the brick walls around it are removed. The two crypts to the right of it have not been changed since our last visit.

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Taking a look at the concept art above, it appears as though those two crypts will be replaced by the gift shop. In addition to the grounds expansion, there is a rumor that when the Mansion reopens later this year, it will be with changes to the attic and Hitchhiking Ghosts scenes.

Are you looking forward to changes coming to the Haunted Mansion. Let us know in the comments below.

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