The Droid Depot is an unmissable attraction for fans of the Star Wars saga. By the way, it is part of the new area set up in the Hollywood Studios, enjoy the journey and build your own Droid, a companion for adventures in the park.
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What is Droid Depot?
The Droid Depot is a Stars Wars attraction, where visitors can assemble their own robot.
Thus, the place is full of parts, chips, manuals and various other technological items, however, to assemble it, it is necessary to observe some tips.
First, to build a Droid it is necessary to make a reservation on the official Disney website, in advance, as is done with the Table Service Disney World restaurants.
Therefore, to participate in the attraction, the visitor must, first of all, buy the Droid.
Second, the Droid Depot it is an attraction for people over three years old, however, younger children may need help and therefore, each reservation can take a companion.
Thus, one person in the duo must be 14 years old or older.
Finally, just take advantage and choose a workbench and assemble your Droid, choose the color, parts and details.
Just like in the movies, the immersion in this attraction is total and you can certainly forget that you are inside a park.
Where is this attraction?
How Droid Depot works
As soon as the visitor arrives at the attraction, he goes to the cashier to pay for his reservation.
Soon, she gives him and one more companion the right to enter the assembly area.
By the way, there are several staff with tablets that can help with your reservation or any queries.
At the entrance of Droid Depot the visitor must already choose the type of robot he will assemble, a classic from the R2-D2 series, or the new modern ones from the BB-8 series.
Thus, from then on, the mats are separated, because each one has its instructions and parts.
At the cashier, the employee already hands out the parts step by step needed to build it.
The next step is the parts station, where, finally, the fun begins, get ready to be in doubt about which one to choose, so many are the options.
When you arrive at the parts station Droid Depot, there are a variety of colors and styles, each series will be different.
So, in the BB series, the visitor will have access to the treadmill with the mechanical parts of this type of robot, for example:
- Dome connection plate;
- Body sphere, as well;
Already in the R Series, the parts change and on the treadmill you will have the following parts to assemble the Droid:
- center leg;
- Set of side legs.
Finally, the visitor can choose the pieces he wants and separate them inside his basket to assemble his Droid, a single color or colored, what counts is the imagination.
The table has step-by-step instructions, just like furniture assembly, everything is numbered.
By the way, there are also the tools to assemble it, an employee explains how to use them and gives all the necessary instructions, but in the end it is something intuitive.
It is at the assembly station of the Droid Depot that he comes to life.
That's because, the visitor will follow the assembly instructions so that he leaves correctly.
Once complete, the Droid is paired with a remote and turned on and starts working.
How much is The Droid Depot Experience
To participate in the attraction, in principle, the cost is $119.99 per Droid plus taxes.
In addition, the amount is non-refundable and there is no discount for participating.
By the way, this price includes the shipping box and instructions.
In addition, each participant has the right to bring a companion, however, he will not be able to change places with his friend.
Thus, whoever started the montage must follow until the end.
However, you can see the assembly through the glass, if the family is larger.
Anyway, if more than one person wants to assemble it, it is recommended that you make more than one reservation and pay for another Droid.
Is it possible to shop at Droid Depot?
Yes, it is possible to buy at the Droid Depot, because there are a number of personality chips and various other accessories to boost the Droid, however, all at an additional cost.
For fans of the saga, it is very interesting to look at the personality chips, because the Droid can be from the Empire or the Resistance.
In addition, there are several accessories that can be included.
a complete experience
Disney is a master at creating unique experiences and Droid Depot it couldn't be otherwise.
When choosing the pieces, entering the environment that recalls the film and assembling your own robot, the visitor has a unique experience.
Finally, it is one of hollywood studio attractions that it's worth the investment, plus the robot makes a fantastic souvenir.
What are the hours of operation for the Droid Depot?
The Ride Droid Depot open from 8:30h to 21:30h from monday to monday.
However, a tip is if possible to book the times later, because you will have to carry your Droid around the park.
An attraction for all ages?
The official recommendation of Droid Depot is that to participate the minimum age is 3 years, however, minors need to be accompanied by an over 14 years old.
There are instructions, small parts and you need to use tools to assemble it, despite being very safe and assisted at all times by an employee it is important that the child is able to assimilate it so that the experience is complete.
Is it worth getting to know the Droid Depot up close?
It is worth knowing the Droid Depot, first that the value of a Droid in the park is about the same as riding it.
After all, the best thing about the attraction is that there is a whole environment and immersion in the universe Star Wars.
Plus, once you're done with assembly and call the worker, he'll perform a birth ceremony for your Droid, all Disney-style.
Finally, he will also explain how the remote control works and what its features are.
Finally, whether the visitor is passionate about the saga or not, it is an experience worth checking out and being part of the itinerary at least once.
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