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40 Imaginative Theme Park Ideas

From Iconic Cartoon Theme Parks to Geeky Gamer Parks

— May 31, 2013 — Art & Design
There's something sincerely magical about going to an amusement park as a child and riding your favorite roller coaster, and these imaginative theme park ideas are perfect for anyone looking for a more specifically themed playground.

While Disney World and Universal Studios are synonymous with fun and exciting theme parks, they often feature rides and attractions that mainly cater to children and youths. These inventive theme park ideas however, feature all sorts of nerdy and creative references that will surely attract adults and adventure seekers. From Star Trek-inspired amusement parks to those that are conceptually underwater, these creative ideas will certainly stretch your imagination as to what we would normally consider a theme park.

If you're interested in what kind of attractions may come about in the future, then these quirky and unique theme park ideas will definitely have you amazed.
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Destructive Digital Theme Parks
Destructive Digital Theme Parks
Sims Meets Roller Coaster Tycoon in this Augmented Reality Video
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Carnival Therapy Mockumentaries
Carnival Therapy Mockumentaries
The Centrifuge Brain Project by Till Nowak Trials Impossible Rides
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Galactic Amusement Park Editorials
Galactic Amusement Park Editorials
The 'Lost in Blackpool' Editorial Includes Futuristic Fashion
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App-Inspired Theme Parks
App-Inspired Theme Parks
Sarkanniemi in Tampere, Finland Will Open Angry Birds Land
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Interactive Technology Coasters
Interactive Technology Coasters
The Space Fantasy Ride is Getting the Multi-Touch 3D Experience
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Hypnotic Theme Parks
Hypnotic Theme Parks
Chessington Offers Professional Help for Scared Parents
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Monarchic Theme Parks
Monarchic Theme Parks
Seibu Amusement Park Lets Guests Play King for a Day
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Trekkie Attractions
Trekkie Attractions
The Star Trek Resort is Beaming in Twenty-Third Century Theme Parks
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Rollercoasters for Babies
Rollercoasters for Babies
The Giant Gurgle
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Litigious Amusement Parks
Litigious Amusement Parks
Joyland Opens Its Doors, Despite Legal Concerns
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Surreal Amusement Parks
Surreal Amusement Parks
Escape from Everyday Routine into 'DreamCity' by Anoek Steketee
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Ghostly Global Wonderlands
Ghostly Global Wonderlands
Dubai Festival City Announces Plans for Casper Theme Park
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Magical Theme Parks
Magical Theme Parks
Universal Orlando to Open the Wizarding World of Harry Potter
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Radioactive Theme Parks
Radioactive Theme Parks
Wunderland Kalkar is Built on an Old Nuclear Power Plant
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Special-Needs Theme Parks
Special-Needs Theme Parks
Morgon's Wonderland is Fun for Everyone
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Construction Site Theme Parks
Construction Site Theme Parks
The Diggerland Amusement Park Looks Surprisingly Fun
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Alienesque Auto Theme Parks
Alienesque Auto Theme Parks
Ferrari World To House the World's Fastest Roller Coaster
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Self-Sustaining Future Farms
Self-Sustaining Future Farms
Oogst 1000 Wonderland Can Entertain Up to 1,000 People per Day
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Buddhist-Themed Amusement Park
Buddhist-Themed Amusement Park
Suoi Tien Park
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Militia Theme Parks
Militia Theme Parks
'Drive a Tank' is Probably the Best Amusement Park Ever
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Towering Theme Parks
Towering Theme Parks
Ju-Hyun Kim's Awesome Design is More Than Just a Tall Tale
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Sci-Fi Robot Parks
Sci-Fi Robot Parks
Robot Land Amusement Park Set for South Korea
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Automaker Theme Parks (UPDATE)
Automaker Theme Parks (UPDATE)
Ferrari World UAE Officially Opens Its Doors
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Colorful Cartoonish Structures
Colorful Cartoonish Structures
The Comic and Animation Museum Embraces Modernity and Tradition
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Toy Block Hotels
Toy Block Hotels
Legoland Hotel is Unveiled to the Delight of all Toy Fanatics
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Evil Theme Parks for Marketing
Evil Theme Parks for Marketing
Tiger Balm Gardens (Haw Par Villa) in Singapore
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Eco Theme Parks
Eco Theme Parks
Environmentaland Opens Its Doors in Hollywood
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Redneck Amusement Parks
Redneck Amusement Parks
The Human Slingshot and Other DIY Backyard Rides
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Ghostly Theme Park Portraits
Ghostly Theme Park Portraits
The Architizer Abandoned Amusement Park Series is Sadly Nostalgic
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$40 Million Thrill Rides
$40 Million Thrill Rides
Takabisha in Japan is the World's Steepest Roller Coaster
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Iconic Cartoon Theme Parks
Iconic Cartoon Theme Parks
The Simpsons Theme Park Will Bring Springfield to Universal Studios
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Green Theme Parks
Green Theme Parks
'Gaia: The Living World' by AECOM is Set for Seoul, Korea
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Geeky Gamer Parks
Geeky Gamer Parks
The Joyland World Theme Park is a Tribute to Warcraft and Starcraft Players
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Manmusement Parks
Manmusement Parks
The Maennerspielplatz is Like Disneyland for Dudes
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Paradise Theme Parks
Paradise Theme Parks
The Lost World of Tambun is Like a Real-Life Jurassic Park
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Fun-Focused Workplaces
Fun-Focused Workplaces
The Davison Inventionland Office Looks like One Giant Theme Park
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Underground Theme Parks
Underground Theme Parks
The Intercontinental Shimao Shanghai Wonderland is Futuristic
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Ancient Rome Theme Parks
Ancient Rome Theme Parks
Disneyland of Italy
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LED Theme Parks
LED Theme Parks
The i-City in Malaysia Just Took Christmas to a Whole New Level
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Bizarre Theme Parks
Bizarre Theme Parks
The Isgyvenimo Drama Soviet Bunker
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