Welcome to Dismaland! Street Artist Banksy Opens Bizarre Theme Park

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The exterior of Dismaland, Banksy’s version of a Disney theme park. (Photo: Yui Mok/PA Photos/Landov)

Wonder what Walt Disney would think of this.

Graffiti artist Banksy has created Dismaland, an offbeat installation in the U.K. that is being called a “sinister twist on Disneyland.”

The “bemusement park” (as it’s being marketed) sits in an abandoned derelict waterfront location in the seaside town of Weston-super-Mare in Somerset, England.

There’s a crumbling version of Disney World’s Cinderella Castle with a twisted Little Mermaid out front, an upended rendition of Cinderella’s “pumpkin” carriage, and a decaying pinwheel, among other sculptures.

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That’s not the Little Mermaid like we know her. (Photo: Yui Mok/PA Photos/Landov)

“It’s a family theme park unsuitable for children,” Banksy told the BBC.

Dismaland will also feature installations from 50 other artists including Damien Hirst, Jenny Holzer, and Jimmy Cauty.

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Poor Cinderella! (Photo: Yui Mok/PA Photos/Landov)

This isn’t the first time Banksy has riffed on Walt Disney. The word “Dismaland” first appeared in 2012 in a piece of his art featuring Mickey Mouse and the words “Life isn’t always a fairytale.”

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A piece of Banksy graffiti art. (Photo: Banksy)

The theme park — which proudly calls itself “the UK’s most disappointing new visitor attraction” — is expected to debut this Friday, Aug. 21 and will be open for six weeks. It’s definitely not the happiest place on earth.

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