LEGOLAND Discovery Center
LEGOLAND Discovery Centers, are theme parks designed for families with children aged 2 to 12. Smaller then the LEGOLAND parks the attractions features activities ranging from hands-on LEGO play to life-sized LEGO adventures designed to provide several hours of family entertainment centered around the iconic interlocking colored bricks.
Discovery Centers combines LEGO model building and unusual construction challenges with theme park-like attractions such as dragon rides, adventure trails, and 4D cinemas incorporating fantastical LEGO creatures and LEGO-based special effects. There are also DUPLO play areas for younger children, birthday party rooms, LEGO cafés, LEGO stores, and special rooms with rotating exhibitions of work by LEGO Master Builders.
All locations are run by Merlin Entertainments Group, the world's second biggest visitor attractions operator after Disney with 51 attractions and four hotels in 12 countries including Madame Tussaud's. Merlin is partially owned by LEGO.
- For rumours and news of new parks see also: Category:Proposed theme parks.
A new location is being built in Boston scheduled to open in 2014.
- Official LEGOLAND Discovery Center
- fre - Legoland considers building theme park in Stafford County - retrieved November 6, 2013 from a link via LUGNET .