In Disneyland’s early years its shops were operated by retailers who leased the space. One small shop on the north-east block of Main Street, U.S.A. sold a very small product - children’s shoes. The Blue Bird Shoes for Children store was an original Main Street shop when Disneyland opened in 1955.
passport let’s go back to 1955 and see what a ticket cost when the park first opened. Amazingly, if you had a dollar in your pocket, that’s all you needed to get into the park.
Street, U.S.A. Located along the southeast block of Main Street near the Cinema, the shop was leased by the Connecticut-based Yale and Towne Co., one of the oldest lock companies in the world.
Did you know that Disneyland had a piano and organ shop on Main Street, U.S.A. from 1955 to 1968? The Wurlitzer Music Hall was a large shop on the south east corner of Main Street that displayed pianos and organs.
Did you know that when Disneyland first opened there was a pharmacy on Main Street? That’s right, Upjohn Pharmacy was located at the end of Main Street near the Penny Arcade.