Sure, you've walked around Disneyland and thought you were the ultimate fan, secure in your knowledge of everything Disneyland has to offer.
In honor of the park's 60th anniversary this past summer, check out all the fascinating things about the happiest place on earth that you probably don't know.
Location, Location, Location
via: InstagramWalt Disney originally envisioned Disneyland in Burbank, California, right across the street from Walt Disney Studios.
via: InstagramThere is a fake pet cemetery hidden behind the Haunted Mansion.
via: InstagramDisneyland only had 18 attractions on opening day, and fourteen are still running today.
Ears the Deal
via: InstagramMickey Mouse ear hats are the most popular Disneyland Resort souvenirs of all time.
A Spot of Tea
via: InstagramThe fastest spinners on the Mad Tea Party ride are the purple teacup and the orange one with diamond shapes on it.
via: InstagramEvery year, 2.8 million churros are sold at Disneyland.
via: InstagramAll the plants in Tomorrowland are edible.
Go for the Gold
via: InstagramYou know the gold trimmings on the outside of the It's a Small World ride? They're made of real 22 karat gold.
Hoop It Up
via: InstagramThere is a basketball court at the top of the Matterhorn.
His Name Is...
via: YouTubeMeet Harold, the abominable snowman in the Matterhorn.
Build It and They Will Come
via: InstagramHow long do you think it took? Surprisingly, it only took one year to build Disneyland.
via: PopSugarMichelle Pfeiffer worked at Disneyland as Alice from Alice in Wonderland in the 1970s.
via: InstagramThere's a secret apartment hidden in Disneyland's fire station.
via: InstagramWhen it opened in 1959, the Disneyland Monorail was the first daily operating monorail in the Western Hemisphere.
via: InstagramThe water features in Disneyland are green or brown to hide the vehicle tracks and filtration systems.
via: InstagramHow many ghosts are in The Haunted Mansion? That would be 999 ghosts.
Big Hairy Deal
via: InstagramEmployees weren't allowed to grow mustaches until 2000 because Walt Disney wanted his employees to be clean shaven.
via: InstagramPirates of the Caribbean originally wasn't supposed to be a ride — it was first planned to be a walk-through attraction.
No Bones About It
via: InstagramReal human skeletons were used as props when Pirates of the Caribbean first opened, but today there is only one human skull left in the ride — the one attached to the headboard.
Making an Announcement
via: InstagramDisneyland park announcer Bill Rodgers and California Adventure park announcer Camille Dixon are married.
Here Kitty, Kitty...
via: InstagramThere are about 200 feral cats live in Disneyland to keep rodents away, but most are nocturnal and not seen during the day.
Open for Business
via: InstagramThere have only ever been three unscheduled days the park had to close — the national day of mourning after John F. Kennedy was killed, after the Northridge earthquake in 1994, and on 9/11.
via: PopSugarSteve Martin worked at Disneyland in the '50s selling guidebooks and working in the magic shop.
via: InstagramThe only location in Disneyland where you can buy alcohol is Club 33, and you can score a drink in California Adventure too.
Make It a Double
via: InstagramYou can score a drink in California Adventure too.
You're a Mean One
via: InstagramIf the ghost voice on one of the busts in the Haunted Mansion sounds familiar, that's because it's the same voice that sang You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch.
The Time Capsule
via: InstagramIn 1995, there was a time capsule buried in Sleeping Beauty's Castle that will be opened on Disneyland's 80th anniversary: July 17, 2035.
Closed for Business
via: InstagramThe first few years the park was open, it was closed Mondays and Tuesdays on the off-season.
Pay to Play
via: InstagramWhen the park first opened, it only cost $3.50 to get in.
via: InstagramWalt Disney wanted to build a theme park after taking his daughters to a merry-go-round.
via: InstagramUntil 1991, there was a tobacco shop on Main Street.
via: InstagramThere was a lingerie shop as well, but it only lasted six months and closed in 1956.
Bridging the Gap
via: InstagramThe drawbridge on Sleeping Beauty's Castle is real and can be raised or lowered.
In a Galaxy Far, Far Away
via: PopSugarEleven-year-old George Lucas was at the park on opening day.
via: InstagramWhen you wait in line for Star Tours, an overhead speaker will page Egroeg Sacul, which is George Lucas spelled backward.
Propping It Up
via: InstagramThe props in Indiana Jones's office when you're waiting in line for the ride are real props from the movie franchise.
via: InstagramThere have been three babies born in Disneyland.
Keep It Clean
via: InstagramDisneyland doesn't sell gum or shelled peanuts on purpose to keep the grounds clean.
via: InstagramWhen a guest vomits in Disneyland, employees use the term "Code V," which sounds better than "puke alert."
That Sinking Feeling
via: InstagramOn Disneyland's opening day, the asphalt did not set in time and women's heels kept sinking into the ground.
Owning a Piece of the Magic
via: InstagramFor many years, anyone was able to own a piece of Disneyland by buying a brick for $150 that now line the path right outside the ticket entrance.