Star Wars Launch Bay

Shanghai Disneyland


Guests Can Be

Any Height

Age Interest

All Ages

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  • May Remain in Wheelchair


Indoor, Interactive, Character Experience

Immerse yourself in the Star Wars story and encounter iconic characters—including one from Star Wars: The Force Awakens!

Celebrate the Star Wars Galaxy

Make the jump into a hyperspace and come in for a landing at a galactic gallery space filled with props, costumes and memorabilia.

At Star Wars Launch Bay, you’ll find yourself on a journey that honors the Star Wars Saga—complete with the heroes and villains of the saga, iconic intergalactic set pieces and the passionate inspiration at this classic’s core that might help ignite your own quest!

Meet Darth Vader

Give in to the “Dark Side” by visiting the Death Star’s throne room before meeting villains of the evil Empire — Darth Vader himself!

The menacing and mysterious Darth Vader leads the Galactic Empire using the power of the dark side. This infamous Sith Lord is completely loyal to his master, Darth Sidious. And together, they rule the galaxy as master and apprentice.

Meet Kylo Ren

Prepare to meet this imposing First Order warrior on the bridge of his command ship.

Kylo Ren is feared throughout the galaxy for his vicious skills in combat and his strength with the Force.

Meet Droid Friends from Star Wars

Enjoy the “Light Side” where you can meet skilled starship mechanic, fighter pilot’s assistant R2-D2 and everyone’s favorite protocol droid, C-3PO.

A skilled starship mechanic and fighter pilot's assistant droid, R2-D2 formed an unlikely but enduring friendship with the fussy protocol droid C-3PO.

C-3PO is fussy and stubborn — he definitely likes things a certain way. He is fluent in over seven million forms of communication and he can also calculate the odds of survival in any situation. He is fully devoted to his friends and the fight against the First Order.

R2-D2 and C-3PO served Padmé Amidala, Anakin Skywalker and Luke Skywalker in turn, showing great bravery in rescuing his masters and their friends from many perils.

Screening Room

Head over to a theater where you can experience the thrilling adventures of the Skywalker story. High definition images and sound effects bring the Star Wars stories and characters to life on the big screen.

Millennium Falcon

Take a picture of yourself piloting the Millennium Falcon!

An extensively modified Corellian light freighter, the Millennium Falcon is a legend in smuggler circles and it’s coveted by many for being the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy. Piloted by Han Solo, the ship was instrumental at the Battle of Yavin, clearing the way for Luke Skywalker to destroy the first Death Star. Later the Falcon would fire one of the shots that would destroy the second Death Star, bringing peace to the galaxy.

The Legacy of Star Wars

Learn about the fight to control the universe that takes place a long time ago—in a galaxy far, far away.

The Star Wars film series is populated with humans, droids, humanoids and shaggy, giant Wookiees, as well as other fantastical creatures hailing from many planets. It tells the story of the ongoing battle of light versus dark. It’s also a father-son story about Anakin Skywalker—known as Darth Vader—and his son Luke Skywalker.

Follow the progression of the story in Star Wars films from its origins to the present:

  • Star Wars : Episode I The Phantom Menace
    Two Jedi Knights discover Anakin Skywalker, a young slave who wins his freedom and returns with them to be trained as a Jedi Knight to fight for the light side. The Sith, warriors of the dark side, invade—which is just the first step in the Sith’s plan to overtake the galaxy.
  • Star Wars : Episode II Attack of the Clones
    Ten years later, Anakin Skywalker is seduced by a forbidden love and discovers his own dark side. The Jedi-led forces of the Galactic Republic come to a clash with the mysterious Separatist movement, and the Clone Wars begin.
  • Star Wars : Episode III Revenge of the Sith
    After the Clone Wars during which the Jedi Knights struggled to maintain order, the sinister Sith form the evil Galactic Empire and the Jedi are nearly destroyed. Overcome with emotions he can’t control, Anakin Skywalker completely goes over to the dark side, takes the name “Darth Vader,” and becomes the Emperor’s apprentice.
  • Star Wars : Episode IV A New Hope
    Young Luke Skywalker begins his training to become a Jedi Knight, joining forces with others to rescue the beautiful Princess Leia—leader of the Rebels—and to destroy the evil Empire. Luke succeeds in destroying the Empire's Death Star, proving that the Force is with him.
  • Star Wars : Episode V The Empire Strikes Back
    The Empire fights the Rebels. Luke prepares to fight even more fiercely, taking advanced Jedi training, and discovers that his ultimate enemy, the evil Darth Vader, is in fact Anakin Skywalker—his very own father!
  • Star Wars : Episode VI Return of the Jedi
    Luke duels with his father Darth Vader, with the evil Emperor watching. But in a sudden turn towards the light, Darth Vader kills the Emperor and saves his son Luke. The Empire is defeated and Anakin Skywalker emerges as the saga’s hero.
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
    Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them, along with the help of the Resistance.

Stay tuned to see where the fate of the universe lies in these all-new films:

  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

In addition to all the Star Wars films, the story continues in animated TV shows like Star Wars Rebels and Star Wars: The Clone Wars, as well as stories told in books and comics.

Those wanting to live out the Star War s adventure firsthand can do so in games such as Star Wars Battlefront , and new Star Wars attractions at the Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Paris, Tokyo Disney Resort—and now in Shanghai, with Star Wars Launch Bay!