Category: LEGOLAND®

  • The History of LEGOLAND® Discovery Centres

    The History of LEGOLAND® Discovery Centres

    A LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre is an indoor attraction, a sort of miniature theme park that is organized vertically with various rides, activities, a 4D cinema, and a café spread out over several floors and a large gift shop in the lobby.  Merlin Entertainments owns and/or manages all of the LEGOLAND® theme parks and LEGOLAND® Discovery […]

  • LEGOLAND® Korea Resort Opens

    LEGOLAND® Korea Resort Opens

    On November 28, A.D. 2014, Merlin Entertainments, the company that owns and/or manages all of the LEGOLAND® theme parks and LEGOLAND® Discovery Centers around the world on behalf of the Kristiansen family (who founded and own The LEGO® Group) and some other investors announced a partnership would allow for the construction of a new LEGOLAND® […]

  • Plans Announced for LEGO® Discovery Center Washington, D.C.

    Plans Announced for LEGO® Discovery Center Washington, D.C.

    In February of 2022, Merlin Entertainments and Philadelphia-based PREIT, a real estate development trust, announced that LEGO® Discovery Center Washington, D.C. would open in 2023 inside the shopping mall Springfield Town Center in Springfield, Virginia.[1]  [Springfield is in Fairfax County, Virginia, one of the most affluent counties in America.]  You read that correctly, this will […]

  • LEGO® Discovery Centre Brussels, the First of Its Name

    LEGO® Discovery Centre Brussels, the First of Its Name

    On February 4, A.D. 2021, Merlin Entertainments announced that the twenty-eighth LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre would open in the Belgian capital city of Brussels in the summer of 2022.  [Merlin is the company that owns and/or manages all of the LEGOLAND® theme parks and LEGOLAND® Discovery Centers around the world on behalf of the Kristiansen family […]

  • LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Hong Kong Overview

    LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Hong Kong Overview

    In March of 2021, Merlin Entertainments announced the opening of LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Hong Kong at K11 MUSEA.[1]  [The city-state of Hong Kong, a former British colony, is now the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China.]  Please note that in Europe, Canada, Australia, and Hong Kong, Merlin uses the Queen’s […]

  • What is Legoland Discovery Center Chicago?

    What is Legoland Discovery Center Chicago?

    In addition to operating a chain of full-blown LEGOLAND® theme parks around the world, the British company Merlin Entertainments owns and operates twenty-seven LEGOLAND® Discovery Centers, each one a sort of indoor theme park.  [Due to the fact that Merlin is a British company, outside the U.S.A. both The LEGO® Group and Merlin Entertainments use […]

  • Where Did the Brickmania Chicago Store Move?

    Where Did the Brickmania Chicago Store Move?

    Not so long ago, Schaumburg, Illinois was a sort of mecca for Lego® fans because they could visit the LEGO® Store, a Brickmania® Chicago store, and the museum Blocks to Bricks in Woodfield Mall, and the LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago across the street at the Streets of Woodfield mall.  Also, Brickworld® holds the annual Brickworld […]