Mystic Point is a new themed land at Hong Kong Disneyland and is the final land to open in Hong Kong Disneyland's three land expansion plan approved in July 2009. It officially opened on May 17, 2013 after several weeks of previews that began in late April 2013.
Opened to the public on January 1st, 1896, Mystic Point is the site of mysterious forces and supernatural events in the heart of a dense, uncharted rain forest in Papua New Guinea. It is the home of Lord Henry Mystic, a member of the Society of Explorers and Adventurers and his traveling companion, a monkey named Albert. As Imagineer Mark Schrimer tells the story in an interview at Inside the Magic.net:
"On one of his expeditions he basically fell in love with this location - this uncharted tropical wilderness - and wanted to stake his claim, make his home there. So he cleared out part of the jungle along the river bank and built this Victorian manor. He’s obviously a well to-do British gentleman and he wanted a little bit of home in this tropical wilderness. He started with the essence of a Victorian manor but of course wanted to embellish it with all the different places that he’s been. So it’s this eclectic Victorian manor sitting in this cleared out jungle along the river.
While he was there, that’s where he met and actually rescued his traveling companion, a young monkey that he named Albert, after one of his beloved uncles. Between finding this location and meeting his now lifelong pal and companion Albert, this is really the essence of Mystic Point.
Continuing that idea through, we wanted to tell the story about his collection. Anyone willing to make this hard journey and stumble on or find Mystic Point, he - being kind of a philanthropic character - wanted to open the doors of his home to showcase his collection. And that’s what guests are coming to Mystic Point for, to showcase and be able to view the collection and also meet Lord Henry and Albert."
- Explorer's Club
- Archive Shop