Amusement Park History Resources

We are the definitive source of amusement park history.

Whether you're researching amusement parks and rides or just want to learn something new, you've come to the right place! We maintain the definitive lists of parks, rides and milestones as a free service to the industry and general public.

NAPHA Chronicle Magazine Back Issues

Since 1978, countless hours of research and documentation have been provided to the amusement park industry by NAPHA. A wealth of information could have gone unaccounted for if not for the work and dedication of our historians.
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Legacy NAPHA NewsFLASH!!! Archive

Once a monthly industry newsletter mailed to members for decades, the publication was phased out due to rising print costs and the speed at which our members receive news on the internet. Back issues remain for historical reference.
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The NAPHA Archives

NAPHA is proud of the vast and varied collection of priceless artifacts we have collected that include everything from rare photographs, to reference books, to ride blueprints.
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Lost USA Amusement Parks

NAPHA historians have spent countless hours researching and documenting the histories of operating amusement parks and those that have long closed.
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Amusement Park Links

Yet another service we provide as an organization to the general public is a list of links to amusement park websites all over the world.
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Whether you're researching amusement parks and rides or just want to learn something new, you've come to the right place!  We maintain the definitive lists of parks, rides and milestones as a free service to the industry and general public.
Learn More »