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Memento Mori looks VERY cool (New Haunted Mansion gift shop)

DH thought these photos of what's available at the new Haunted Mansion shop were so terrific he actually texted me from work this morning with the link.

He was absolutely right. There is some fabulous stuff for sale there. Cannot WAIT to get my paws on some.

Here's the link so you can join me in wanting to be there NOW: PHOTOS - First look inside the new Haunted Mansion gift shop - Memento Mori
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It does look very neat!
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Looks like a new t-shirt may be in the works for me.
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We are at WDW now and it was not open today. From what we were told, it is having soft openings.
Which I find very strange. It is a store, not a ride. Either it is open or it is not!
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We are at WDW now and it was not open today. From what we were told, it is having soft openings.
Which I find very strange. It is a store, not a ride. Either it is open or it is not!
Perhaps Disney suspects (unlike about Frozen) that it will be so popular that things might sell out almost immediately?
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It was open today, I went In it there was a line to get in though!!!
Yeeesss? Annnnnddd? (What'd you think? Surely you bought SOMEthing!)
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I took tons if pics but didn't purchase it was very crowded! Will post photos from the airport when my laptop is operational. I felt it was a decent mix of items from small to large and trinkets vs. lavish investments. Prices seemed pretty standard for Disney gift shops but ALL Haunted Mansion merchandise is limit 6
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Ugh, my computer is trying to boycott the photo upload but here a few pics I was able to snap on the way through,it was like being herded by cattle!







The shop is, obviously, the same size as the previous shop and still feels like it's a bit cramped, particularly when they are counting how many people can go in at a time and everyone is trying to get a look.

I felt like they had a good variety of merchandise and something in everyone's price range. They had everything from antenna toppers to the option for a "ghostly" photo, "attraction" signs, etc. The t-shirts that look like the CM's costumes were really cute and seemed to be quite popular.

There were signs everywhere that there was a limit of 6 items, per person, per day. Even at the other stores that had some of the same Haunted Mansion Merchandise, they had signs up.

The Dooney and Bourke purses were available in the shop on Mainstreet U.S.A. and by the time we got there around 3pm, (they just went on sale that morning) there was only one small section left.

They had a pretty decent collections of purse sizes and shapes and then also the smaller wristlets. The full size handbags have a leather tag that say "Haunted Mansion", the wristlets don't come with that.
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Hey, thanks much for the additional info and photos. Now, I REALLY want to get there. HM is my favorite attraction.
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Update on what shop is like

Just as great as anticipated, I'm happy to say, although I agree that it's close quarters if at all crowded. That's especially so for ECV users.

The Spirit Photos got our money twice. They are simply spooky-weird-fabulous. Those are an 8x10 portrait that switches views from a normal photo to a spooky one when tilted or you shift viewing angle. For instance, one of mine has my glasses badly broken. DH, who has a shaved head, has a freaky halo of hair sticking out every which way on one of his. Unfortunately, you don't get to choose what spooky view you want, but it was fun to be surprised.

We bought a bunch of other stuff, too. Several things such as the music box and oval picture frame can be found in shops in the other parks. However, the best selection of HM pins was here, and the expensive collectibles are only sold at MM.

There was no longer any limit on how much you could buy when we were there the week before Thanksgiving, but CM's told us they expected the Spirit Photo price to increase soon as the $19.95 we paid was a special store opening price. We thought that price remarkably inexpensive considering how Disney pricing typically goes so wouldn't be surprised if the price-per doubles.
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