This article uses content from the Wonderland article on the Once Upon a Time Wiki.

This article focuses on the first iteration of Wonderland.
For the second one, see New Wonderland.
General Information
Character Affiliations
Ruler: White King
White Queen
Queen of Hearts (formerly)
Red King (formerly)
Jafar (formerly)
  • Alice
  • Cyrus
  • Evil Queen
  • Hook †
  • Jack †
  • Jafar
  • Jefferson
  • Old Prisoner †
  • Priscilla †
  • Will Scarlet
Show Information
First appearance: "Hat Trick"
Latest appearance: "Souls of the Departed"
Many people have come and gone from Wonderland. But only the most special ones ever discover what it’s truly about. [...] Finding yourself.
—The White Rabbit at Alice's wedding src

Wonderland is a world featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It first appears in the seventeenth episode of the first season.

Wonderland is based on the location of the same name from the novel, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and the Disney film, "Alice in Wonderland" and on the Looking-Glass Land from the novel, Through the Looking-Glass.


For history of Wonderland, see here.


For detailed location information, please see the list of Wonderland locations.


This is the list of all the former and current inhabitants of Wonderland.

^: Former inhabitants
†: Deceased inhabitants
~:Trapped Inhabitants
*: This inhabitant's status and/or current whereabout is unknown


  • Some of the food in Wonderland has the power to change the size of whomever consumes it; this is a reference to the food in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, where some of the food has the same property.
  • After the death of his wife in this world, the Mad Hatter began to despise Wonderland. Similarly, Rumplestiltskin has referred to Wonderland as an "annoying little world".
  • Travelling to Wonderland can be accomplished by means of a looking glass located in the portal of doors or elsewhere, as well as using Magic Beans or Rabbit Holes.
  • There are dragonflies, mock turtles and jubjub birds in Wonderland.


Note: "Archive" denotes archive footage.

  • Wonderland is mentioned in Once Upon a Time's Season One novelization, Reawakened: A Once Upon a Time Tale.
  • Wonderland appears in Henry's storybook in "Pilot", "Hat Trick", "We Are Both" and "Selfless, Brave and True".
  • Wonderland appears in the "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" book in "The Apprentice".