With the plans finalized, construction of the Tower of Terror began promptly.

On July 22, 1994, the brand new attraction opened it's doors to the public.

When the 5th Dimension doors open, the first lights that come on simulate looking down a lift shaft; the idea was to disorientate guests into thinking they were lying face down at the top of a lift shaft.


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View a video highlighting what goes on beyond the scenes from construction to today at the Tower of Terror by Martin Smith, Manchester, UK.

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Designing the Tower