Curious George Goes to Town In Universal Studios Florida

Curious George Goes To Town play area

Curious George Goes To Town play area

Attraction Type

Playground

Location

Curious George Goes to Town is located toward the back of Woody Woodpecker's KidZone in Universal Studios Florida (USF). 

Curious George Goes to Town Overview

Curious George Goes to Town is an interactive outdoor play area. It is one of several playgrounds in this area, but the only one dedicated to everyone's favorite monkey from the Curious George book series. The playground is essentially a model of the town in the books, complete with a town center surrounded by colorful, cartoonish buildings. 

Curious George's play area includes a model of the town from the Curious George books

Curious George's play area includes a model of the town from the Curious George books

Popular Features of Curious George Goes to Town

This play area has something for children of all ages. Kids tend to gravitate to Man in the Big Yellow Hat's Ball Factory, which has thousands of foam balls that can be thrown and launched at everyone in the vicinity.

Other popular features of this USF play area include an Animal Show tent, which has lots of activities to engage toddlers, and 500-gallon buckets, which tip over periodically to drench everyone fortunate (or unfortunate) enough to be walking beneath them.

The paved paths of Curious George Goes to Town are marked with George's footprints, which lead visitors from one spot to another. The paths are also enhanced with enormous books that are opened to display pages of a Curious George story. 

The buildings in Curious George Goes To Town are decorated with water cannons

The buildings in Curious George Goes To Town are decorated with water cannons

Curious George Goes to Town History

Curious George Goes to Town opened in Universal Studios Florida in Orlando in 1998. The play area took over the space once occupied by The Bates Mansion Set, which was used in the 1990 made-for-TV movie Psycho IV: The Beginning. This movie was a prequel to the 1960 Hitchcock movie Psycho.

UO Fan Guide Attraction Tip

Curious George Goes to Town is a very wet play area. There are lots of hoses, spigots, and cannons that make quite a splash.

Plan on getting at least a little wet in this area, and be aware - if you are in the wrong place at the wrong time, you could get drenched.  It's common to see adults running from the water as children run toward it.


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